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croney Professor Paul Croney
Vice Chancellor and Chief Executive of Teesside University
Professor Croney became Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive of Teesside University in May 2015.
Alistair Fitt Professor Alistair Fitt
Vice-Chancellor of Oxford Brookes University
Professor Fitt is the Vice-Chancellor of Oxford Brookes University. Alistair was previously Pro Vice-Chancellor at Oxford Brookes and had a remit that covered all research and knowledge exchange at the university.
Graham Galbraith Professor Graham Galbraith
Vice-Chancellor at the University of Portsmouth
Professor Galbraith took up the post as Vice-Chancellor at the University of Portsmouth in 2013. He was previously the Deputy Vice-Chancellor at the University of Hertfordshire.
debra-humphris-hs Professor Debra Humphris
Vice-Chancellor of the University of Brighton and Treasurer of University Alliance
Professor Debra Humphris joined the University of Brighton in December 2015 from Imperial College London where she held the positions of Pro-Rector (Education) and Vice Provost (Education) since 2012.
Chris_Husbands cropped Professor Chris Husbands
Vice-Chancellor of Sheffield Hallam University
Professor Husbands is a university leader, academic, educationist and public servant. He has been Vice-Chancellor of Sheffield Hallam University since January 2016.
john-latham Professor John Latham
Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive Officer at Coventry University and Chair of University Alliance
Professor Latham was appointed Vice-Chancellor of Coventry University in 2014. Prior to this, he was Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Business Development, overseeing all industrial-academic link activities.
julie-lydon-hs Professor Julie Lydon OBE
Vice-Chancellor of the University of South Wales and Deputy Chair of University Alliance
Professor Lydon took up the position of Vice-Chancellor of the University in 2013. She became Vice-Chancellor of the University of Glamorgan in 2010 where she previously held the position of Deputy Vice-Chancellor.
David Maguire Professor David Maguire
Vice-Chancellor of the University of Greenwich
Professor Maguire became Vice-Chancellor of the University of Greenwich in October 2011. David was previously Pro Vice-Chancellor at Birmingham City University. He is an acknowledged expert in computer mapping and geographic information systems.
Helen Marshall Professor Helen Marshall
Vice-Chancellor at University of Salford
Professor Marshall was appointed  Vice-Chancellor at the University of Salford in April 2015. Helen had been Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University since 2013 and was Deputy Vice-Chancellor at the University of South Wales (previously University of Glamorgan) prior to this.
Quintin Mckellar Professor Quintin McKellar CBE
Vice-Chancellor at the University of Hertfordshire
Professor McKellar became Vice-Chancellor of the University of Hertfordshire in January 2011. He was previously Principal of The Royal Veterinary College (RVC) of the University of London.
VC Edward Peck Professor Edward Peck
Vice-Chancellor of Nottingham Trent University 
Professor Peck became Vice-Chancellor of Nottingham Trent University in 2014 from the University of Birmingham where he was Pro Vice-Chancellor and Head of the College of Social Sciences.
Professor Malcolm Press
Vice-Chancellor of Manchester Metropolitan University
Malcolm Press is Vice-Chancellor of Manchester Metropolitan University, having worked previously at the Universities of Birmingham, Sheffield and Manchester.
stevenspier Professor Steven Spier
Vice-Chancellor at Kingston University
Professor Spier was appointed Vice-Chancellor of Kingston University in May 2017 having served as Acting Vice-Chancellor since October 2016.
Professor Mike Thomas
Vice-Chancellor at the University of Central Lancashire Professor Mike Thomas joined the University of Central Lancashire in 2014 from the University of Chester, where he was Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic) for four years.
Mark Power
Interim Head of Institution of Liverpool John Moores University
Mark Power is the Interim Head of Institution and Chief Executive and attends Academic Board and the Board of Governors.
Professor Steve West CBE
Vice-Chancellor of University of the West of England
Professor West trained as a Podiatrist and Podiatric Surgeon in London, working in the NHS and private sector. He held a number of academic and leadership roles before becoming Vice-Chancellor of UWE in 2008.