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Professor Sir Chris Husbands

Professor Sir Chris Husbands joined the HEPI Advisory Board in 2023. He is a university leader, academic, educationist and public servant.  He has undertaken senior roles in universities for the last twenty-three years, and most recently served as Vice-Chancellor of Sheffield Hallam University from January 2016 to December 2023. 

Sir Chris is also Chair of the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF) and a member of the Jisc Board and of the Hong Kong Quality Assurance Council of the University Grants Committee.  He was appointed to the Board of UUK in August 2019 and joined the Emerge and Jisc Edtech Advisory Board in October 2020. 

Sir Chris is an Honorary Fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge and Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.  He was knighted for services to Higher Education in 2018.