to her role in UUKi, Vivienne was Head of Political Affairs at Universities UK.
In this role she led the sector’s response to several major pieces of
legislation relating to universities, including the Higher Education Act 2004.
She previously worked in the UK Parliament for the Chair of the Education and
Skills Select Committee, and as a higher education policy specialist working on
topics including quality, student experience, innovation and
is a Director of Universities UK; a member of the Board of the UK India
Research and Innovation Initiative and the Strategic Partnerships in Higher
Education Fund; she is a member of the British Council’s Education Advisory
Group and a number of other Boards and Committees.
She is a graduate in English Literature from the University of Cambridge.