Kerry is a highly accomplished senior marketing strategist and will be joining the University’s Leadership Team to help shape and deliver the future vision of the institution.
Kerry is currently the Chief Marketing and Communications Officer at the University of Nottingham. She joined them in 2014 following a 25-year career in marketing, 15 of those in Higher Education. A career which has included senior roles at De Montfort University, where she was the Director of External Relations for over 12 years, and FTSE100 company Pearson, where she led a team to launch and establish industry-focused degrees.
Commenting on her new appointment, Kerry said: “I am delighted to have secured this exciting role at the University of Leicester. As an alumna of Leicester, I am thrilled to have the opportunity to guide the future direction of the university. I’m looking forward to working with the External Relations team and the wider University to ensure that Leicester goes from strength to strength
President and Vice-Chancellor Professor Paul Boyle said: “We are delighted to welcome Kerry to the University’s senior management team and I look forward to working with her. Kerry’s wealth of experience and professional expertise on a global stage will be of immense support to Leicester in achieving its ambitions.”
Chief Operating Officer Dave Hall said: “Kerry is an extremely highly regarded professional within the sector. I look forward to her joining the team.”
Kerry will start her new role at the beginning of January 2019.