Deborah Bull is Vice President & Vice-Principal (London) at King’s College London. She provides leadership at King’s for both the university’s engagement with London – one of five priorities in King’s vision to 2029 – and for its cultural strategy. Deborah joined King’s in 2012 following a long and successful career in the arts, as performer, creative leader and cultural commentator. She has served on the boards of Arts Council England and the BBC and is currently a member of the Arts & Humanities Research Council and VIce President, Cultural Development at the British Science Association. She was awarded a CBE in 1998.