Professor Wendy Purcell, Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive of Plymouth University
Professor Wendy Purcell was appointed as Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive of Plymouth University in 2007. She has held academic and leadership roles at Plymouth, UWE and Hertfordshire. Professor Purcell enjoys an international reputation in her field of biomedical research and leads a number of research teams in developing cell culture models for preclinical studies. She has held positions on several regional and national bodies in the area of scientific exploitation and curricular standards.