Insights / 2006

Nigel Thrift to be Vice-Chancellor of Warwick

The University of Warwick has appointed Professor Nigel Thrift as its next Vice-Chancellor. He joins Warwick from the University of Oxford where he is currently Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research. Professor Thrift [...]

Announcement of new Chief Executive for NTS

The National Trust for Scotland (NTS) has announced the appointment of Mark Adderley as its new Chief Executive. He will commences his role in February 2007. Adderley, 41, joins the NTS following a [...]

Janet Beer to be Vice-Chancellor of Oxford Brookes

Janet Beer to be Vice-Chancellor of Oxford Brookes

Professor Janet Beer has been appointed as the next Vice-Chancellor for Oxford Brookes University. She will take up post on 1st September 2007 following the retirement of Professor Graham Upton. Janet Beer is currently Pro Vice-Chancellor of Manchester Metropolitan University with responsibility for learning [...]

Microfinance charity appoints new Chief Executive

Oxford-based microfinance group, Opportunity International UK, part of the Opportunity International global network, has appointed Edward Fox as its new Chief Executive to take over the helm on 1st January 2007. Edward joins Opportunity from [...]

VSO appoints new International Programme Director

Richard Hawkes has joined the international development charity VSO as their International Programme Director. He was previously at Sense, where he was the founding Director of Sense International. Richard is responsible for managing VSO’s international [...]

Douglas Gurr to direct strategy for ASDA

Douglas Gurr, Founder and former Chief Executive of wholesaler Blueheath, has joined ASDA as Director of Strategy. He will be reporting directly to ASDA President and Chief Executive Andy Bond. It is a new role [...]

Durham appoints top scientist as Vice-Chancellor

Durham University – the third oldest higher education institution in England – has chosen an eminent scientist as its new Vice-Chancellor. Professor Chris Higgins, Director of the MRC Clinical Sciences Centre and Head of Division in the [...]

New Director announced for NMSI

Professor Martin Earwicker has been appointed Director of the National Museum of Science and Industry (NMSI)‚ it was announced today. He will take on responsibility for running the NMSI family of museums that includes the Science Museum in [...]

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