Insights / June 2021
Meet the Leaders: In conversation with Kirsten Sibbit-Johnston
Caitlin Tickell, Consultant at Perrett Laver, sat down with Kirsten Sibbit-Johnston to discuss her career journey so far, her role with British Curling and how working with Perrett Laver helped prepare her for the challenge
Sussex welcomes first Director of University Operations and Strategic Planning
The University has appointed Kay Jones as the first Director of University Operations and Strategic Planning. Kay will report to Chief Operating Officer, Tim Westlake and will also have a reporting line to the new Provost, Rachel Mills. The role of Director of Planning and Performance was previously held by David Cole, but we have broadened the remit to align with our strategic aims.
Meet the Leaders: In conversation with David Isaac
To celebrate Pride Month, Kate Hunter, Joint Head, UK Higher Education at Perrett Laver, sat down with David Isaac, partner in the law firm Pinsent Masons and a well-known advocate for equality in the City of London. They discussed his career so far, his views on diverse leadership and his imminent appointment as Provost of Worcester College, Oxford.
University of Birmingham appoints new Vice-Chancellor
The University of Birmingham is delighted to announce that Professor Adam Tickell has been appointed as its next Vice-Chancellor and Principal
Meet the Leaders: In conversation with Neish McLean
To mark Pride Month, our Head of Media and Communications, Amelia Smith, sat down with Neish McLean to discuss his career so far, his role with IPPF and the future of diversity and inclusion.
UQ appoints new COO
The University of Queensland has appointed highly regarded Andrew Flannery as UQ’s next Chief Operating Officer (COO). Mr Flannery has served as UQ’s Chief Financial Officer over the past two years, playing a critical role in the University’s response to the financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Meet the Leaders: In conversation with Marcene Mitchell
Ahead of World Environment Day, Sophia Copeman, Partner in our Global Non-Profits and Social Impact Practice sat down with Marcene Mitchell to discuss: her career so far, her new role with the WWF and the global fight against climate change.
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