Advisory Board

Our Advisory Board of higher education experts provides strategic advice to CGHE. The Board meets twice a year and includes both national and international members.

  • Professor Sir Robert Burgess

    Professor Sir Robert Burgess

    Chair, Advisory Board

    Robert was Vice-Chancellor of the University of Leicester for 15 years from 2001-14, and is currently President of the Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE).

  • Dame Nicola Brewer

    Dame Nicola Brewer

    Vice-Provost International, UCL

    Nicola is Vice-Provost International at UCL where she is responsible for UCL’s global engagement strategy.

  • Claire Callender

    Professor Claire Callender

    UCL Institute of Education and Birkbeck

    Claire Callender is Deputy Director of the Centre for Global Higher Education, and leads CGHE’s social and economic impact of higher education research programme.

  • Eva Egron-Polak

    Eva Egron-Polak

    International Association of Universities

    Eva is Secretary-General of the International Association of Universities (IAU). Prior to joining IAU, she was Vice President (international) of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada.

  • Lesley Giles

    Lesley Giles

    UK Commission for Employment and Skills

    Lesley is Deputy Director at the UK Commission for Employment and Skills.

  • Chris Hale

    Chris Hale

    Universities UK

    Chris is responsible for the development and management of Universities UK’s policy work.

  • Ellen Hazelkorn

    Professor Ellen Hazelkorn

    Dublin Institute of Technology (Ireland)

    Ellen Hazelkorn is a Co-Investigator on CGHE’s global higher education engagement research programme.

  • Professor Chris Husbands

    Professor Chris Husbands

    Sheffield Hallam University

    Chris has been Vice-Chancellor of Sheffield Hallam University since January 2016.

  • Professor Barbara Kehm

    Professor Barbara Kehm

    University of Glasgow

    Barbara is Professor of Leadership and International Strategic Development in Higher Education at the Robert Owen Centre for Educational Change, Glasgow University.

  • William Locke

    William Locke

    UCL Institute of Education

    William Locke is Deputy Director of the Centre for Global Higher Education, and is a Co-Investigator on CGHE’s local higher education engagement research programme.

  • Simon Marginson

    Professor Simon Marginson

    UCL Institute of Education

    Simon Marginson is Director of the Centre for Global Higher Education, and leads CGHE’s global higher education engagement research programme.

  • Chris Millward

    Chris is Director (Policy) at HEFCE and oversees the Research, Education and Knowledge Exchange directorate.

  • Michael Shattock

    Professor Michael Shattock

    UCL Institute of Education

    Michael Shattock is a Co-Investigator on CGHE’s global higher education engagement research programme.

  • Graeme Wise

    Graeme Wise

    University Alliance

    Graeme is Head of Policy at the University Alliance. His background is in higher education policy, and he has particular interest in the role universities play in their cities and regions.