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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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Alex Miles

Deputy Director of Communications, Advocacy & Global Affairs

Alex Miles is Deputy Director of Communications, Advocacy & Global Affairs at the University of Nottingham.

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Stuart Billingham

Professor Emeritus

Stuart Billingham is Professor Emeritus of Lifelong Learning at York St John University.

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Olivia Jones

Policy Advisor

Olivia Jones is a Policy Advisor at Universities Wales

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Rob Brelsford-Smith Wonkhe (2)

Rob Brelsford-Smith

Director of Finance

Rob Brelsford-Smith is the Director of Finance at Swansea University.

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Wonkhe-Claire-Taylor

Claire Taylor

Deputy Vice Chancellor

Claire Taylor is Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Professor of Education at Wrexham Glyndŵr University

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Wonkhe-Melanie-Rimmer

Melanie Rimmer

Director of Strategic Planning

Melanie Rimmer is Director of Strategic Planning and Projects at Goldsmiths, University of London

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wonkhe-janice-kay

Janice Kay

Provost

Janice Kay is Provost and Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor at the University of Exeter and chair of the subject-level TEF pilot.

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wonkhe-emily-nordmann

Emily Nordmann

Lecturer

Emily Nordmann is a Lecturer in the School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen.

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High Plains Showjumping

Jennifer Harrison

Head of Political Affairs (Research & Innovation)

Jennifer Harrison is Head of Political Affairs (Research & Innovation) at Durham University.

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Anita Kerwin-Nye

Lead

Anita Kerwin-Nye is a national leader in school/charity collaboration and an expert in inclusion.

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Loic Menzies

Director

Loic Menzies is Director of the education and youth “think and action-tank” LKMco.

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Sally Shuttleworth

Professor of English Literature

Sally Shuttleworth is Professor of English Literature at the University of Oxford.