Professor Dame Julia GoodfellowProfessor Dame Julia Goodfellow has been Vice-Chancellor of the University of Kent since 2007. She is a board member of UniversitiesUK, and was appointed to both the Science and Technology Facilities Council and Prime Minister’s Council for Science and Technology in 2011.

Before joining Kent, Julia was Chief Executive of the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) which she joined from Birkbeck College where she had been Professor of Biomolecular Science, and Vice-Master. She was the first woman to become Chief Executive of any of the UK Research Councils.