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Pro-Vice-Chancellors

The Vice-Chancellor and President works closely with the Executive Team on everything concerning academic leadership at Warwick. It’s a team that features our Pro-Vice-Chancellors. These are:

chris_hughes.pngProfessor Christopher Hughes: Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education)

Chris is Professor of International Politics and Japanese Studies in the department of Politics and International Studies (PAIS) and Pro Vice-Chancellor (Education). Chris holds responsibility for maintaining and enhancing excellent standards of teaching and learning across the broad spectrum of the University’s foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate provision. He leads our commitment to widening participation, to employability and to continuing to improve student satisfaction.
Chris holds degrees from the University of Oxford (BA), University of Rochester (MA), and University of Sheffield (MA and PhD). He held the Asahi Shimbun Visiting Chair of Mass Media and Politics, at the Faculty of Law, University of Tokyo, in 2006, and the Edwin O Reischauer Visiting Professor of Japanese Studies at the Department of Government, Harvard University from 2009 to 2010.

PA: Angela Gibson
Tel: 024 765 75063
Email: PVCEducation dot PA at warwick dot ac dot uk


simon_swain2.jpgProfessor Simon Swain FBA: Pro-Vice-Chancellor (External Engagement)

Simon’s responsibilities include regional, national and international partnerships across the Higher Education, private and public sectors, development of Warwick’s presence in London, triangulation of our research, impact, and public engagement interests between the West Midlands, London, and Europe.

He supports Heads of Departments in the Faculties of Arts, Social Sciences, Science and Medicine on strategic and leadership issues.

PA: Fiona Slater
Tel: 024 765 73486
Email: PVCExternal dot PA at warwick dot ac dot uk


pam.jpgProfessor Pam Thomas: Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research)

Pam works across Warwick’s departments to maintain our research excellence. Pam oversees departmental and inter-faculty developments, and heads the University’s efforts to generate the impact our research deserves. The Global Research Priorities programme, for which she provides leadership, will be a key platform to achieve that desired impact.

Her other responsibilities include support for early career research staff and research students, in addition to her academic leadership on equality and diversity matters.

PA: Michelle Brown
Tel: 024 765 74463
Email: PVCResearch dot PA at warwick dot ac dot uk