Insights / 2014

Perrett Laver advising HMC on the Appointment of a Director of External Relations

HMC (The Headmasters’ and Headmistresses' Conference) represents the Heads of many of the world's leading independent schools. With 261 members in the UK and Ireland and a further 61 international members, HMC is a prominent and influential voice in education. Reflecting the growing collective [...]

Professor Myra Nimmo appointed Pro Vice-Chancellor and Head of the College of Life and Environmental Sciences at the University of Birmingham

Professor Myra Nimmo, Pro Vice Chancellor (PVC) for Research, has announced that she is to leave Loughborough to take up the post of Pro Vice Chancellor and Head of the [...]

World-leading biophysicist to head Biological Sciences at Leeds

Professor John Ladbury has been appointed Dean of the Faculty of Biological Sciences at the University of Leeds. The highly [...]

3ie appoints Emmanuel Jimenez as new Executive Director

The Chair of the International Initiative for Impact [...]

Janet Beer to be first female Vice-Chancellor at Liverpool

Professor Beer, who is currently vice-chancellor of Oxford Brookes University, will succeed Sir Howard Newby on 1 February 2015 and become Liverpool’s first female vice-chancellor. She will also be one of only three female vice-chancellors in the Russell Group [...]

Cambridge academic joins Plymouth University to lead Institute of Education

Dr Megan Crawford is joining Plymouth from the University of Cambridge, where she is currently Deputy Head of the Faculty of Education with a particular focus on postgraduate programme provision. Bringing a wealth of academic experience from across the Higher Education sector, Dr Crawford has also [...]

Perrett Laver advise on Julian Thomas’ appointment as the 14th Master of Wellington College

Sir Mike Rake, Vice-President of Wellington College, announced today to families and staff that Julian Thomas will succeed Sir Anthony Seldon to be the 14th Master of Wellington College from 1 September 2015. Sir Mike said: “[...]

Belmont Mill Hill Preparatory School announces new Head

Belmont, a leading co-educational preparatory school for over 400 boys and girls aged 7 to 13, has announced Leon Roberts, currently Deputy Head, as their new Head. A thriving, highly successful school and key part of the Mill Hill [...]

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