Our Chief Executive, Nicola Dandridge, is responsible for the leadership and management of Universities UK with members of the senior management team reporting to her.
The chief executive is appointed by the UUK Board and reports to the president.
Nicola has been in post since September 2009. She was previously Chief Executive of the Equality Challenge Unit, a higher education agency that works with the sector to promote equality for staff and students.
Before joining the Equality Challenge Unit, Nicola was a lawyer, qualified in both England and Scotland and working in private practice.