Graeme Wise is Head of Policy. Graeme’s background is in higher education policy, and he has particular interest in the role universities play in their cities and regions. Before joining the Alliance, he was Assistant Director at the NUS, where he led engagement with the Browne Review and subsequent developments in the sector, and served on a wide variety of HE sector commissions, working groups and task forces.
In previous roles at the NUS he worked on public affairs in Scotland and within the political institutions of Greater London. He is a member of the Wonkhe editorial board, the advisory board of the HEFCE-ESRC funded Centre for Global Higher Education, and the HEDIIP programme board. He has degrees from Canterbury Christ Church University and Goldsmiths College, University of London, and is currently undertaking a doctorate in policy studies at the University of Bristol. He lives in Stratford, London.