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Team Wonkhe

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mark-leach

Mark Leach

Founder, Editor and CEO

Mark is founder, Editor and CEO of Wonkhe.

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ant bagshaw wonkhe web photo

Ant Bagshaw

Deputy CEO

Ant is Deputy CEO at Wonkhe.

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david-kerhohan-wonkhe

David Kernohan

Associate Editor, Wonkhe

David Kernohan is Associate Editor of Wonkhe.

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arthi_nachiappan_wonkhe

Arthi Nachiappan

Editorial Assistant, Wonkhe

Arthi is Editorial Assistant at Wonkhe.

Advisory Board

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mark-leach

Mark Leach

Founder, Editor and CEO

Mark is founder, Editor and CEO of Wonkhe.

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Wonkhe Selena Bolingbroke board member

Selena Bolingbroke

Strategic Advisor, Goldsmiths, University of London

Selena Bolingbroke works at Goldsmiths, University of London as a strategic adviser to their executive. Her career has included roles in universities, local and central government – with skills, education and strategic development connecting her work across different sectors.

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wonkhe-claire-callender-board-member

Claire Callender

Professor of Higher Education, Birkbeck and UCL Institute of Education

Claire is professor of higher education policy at Birkbeck and professor of higher education studies at UCL Institute of Education.

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Alistair Jarvis

Chief Executive, Universities UK

Alistair is Chief Executive of Universities UK and a member of Wonkhe’s advisory board. Views are his own.

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Carl Lygo

Group Chief Executive, BPP Professional Education,Vice Chancellor BPP University

Carl Lygo is formerly Vice Chancellor of BPP University, and a member of Wonkhe’s Board.

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Thomas Veit

Director of External Relations, University of Dundee

Thomas Veit is Director of External Relations at the University of Dundee. Thomas worked for over 15 years in various brand and trade marketing roles in the UK and internationally. He successfully managed consumer brands such as Pimm’s, Johnnie Walker Whisky, Kronenbourg 1664 and Beck’s Bier, as well as others, whilst working for global FTSE100 … Continued

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Andy Westwood

Vice Dean for Social Responsibility, University of Manchester

Andy Westwood is Vice Dean for Social Responsibility in the Faculty of Humanities and Professor of Government Practice at the University of Manchester.

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Alun Evans

Chief Executive

Alun Evans is Chief Executive of the British Academy.

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Zoe Baker Wonkhe headshot - Greg Brown

Zoe Baker

Researcher

Zoe Baker was formerly a Researcher in the Widening Participation Research and Evaluation Unit (WPREU) at the University of Sheffield.

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Wonkhe Miriam Miller

Miriam Miller

Researcher and Evaluator

Miriam Miller is a researcher and evaluator in the Widening Participation Research and Evaluation Unit (WPREU) at the University of Sheffield.

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Greg Brown Wonkhe - Greg Brown

Greg Brown

Researcher and Evaluator

Greg Brown is a researcher and evaluator in the Widening Participation Research and Evaluation Unit (WPREU) at the University of Sheffield.

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Wonkhe_Paul_Manners

Paul Manners

Director

Paul Manners is the Director of the National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement.

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Jake Berry

Minister

Jake Berry is Minister for the Northern Powerhouse

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wonkhe-Sarah-Hayes

Sarah Hayes

Senior Lecturer

Sarah Hayes is a Senior Lecturer in the Centre for Learning, Innovation and Professional Practice (CLIPP) at Aston University.

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wonkhe-george-feiger

George Feiger

Executive Dean

George Feiger is Executive Dean of Aston Business School

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wonkhe-richard-ovenden

Richard Ovenden

Bodley's Librarian

Richard Ovenden is Bodley’s Librarian at the University of Oxford

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Michael Forsyth

Lord

Michael Forsyth (Lord Forsyth of Drumlean) is the chair of the House of Lords’ Economic Affairs Committee.