Our Board

Our Board Members

The UVAC Board comprises experts in higher level vocational learning drawn from higher and further education.  As such, the UVAC Board possesses a wealth of knowledge and experience on higher level, work-based and vocational learning.

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Professor Graham Baldwin (Chair)

Vice-Chancellor, University of Central Lancashire


Mandy Crawford-Lee

Chief Executive at University Vocational Awards Council

Jean Noel

Professor Jean-Noël Ezingeard

Vice-Chancellor, University of Roehampton

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Ann Minton

Associate Professor: Work Based Learning, University of Derby

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Jacky Hinton

Director of Apprenticeships, Business Development Unit, Apprenticeship Operations, The Open University


Professor Mukesh Limbachiya

Professor of Civil Engineering and Head of Apprenticeships, Kingston University, London

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Dawn Whitemore

Principal and CEO of SMT College Group

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Dr Sam Hardy

Head of Work-based and Professional Learning, University of Warwick


Rachael Johnstone

Head of Department and Director of Degree Apprenticeships, Exeter University


Professor Darryll Bravenboer

Director of Apprenticeship and Skills, Middlesex University

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Professor Jonathan Garnett

Senior Research Adviser, Australian Institute of Business and Independent Consultant

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Conor Moss

Group Director – Business Engagement, Skills and Employability, Sheffield Hallam University