Meet our spokespeople

Meet our spokespeople

UVAC members and the board comprises experts in higher level vocational learning, drawn from higher and further education. As such, UVAC members and the board possess a wealth of knowledge and experience on higher and degree apprenticeships.

We regularly interact with politicians, civil servants, and other stakeholders in policy making to ensure that the perspectives of UVAC members are effectively communicated, in all stages of national policy discussions.

For expert commentary please contact Chris, Martha or Lewis from our press office on 0113 380 1644 or by emailing [email protected]

Dr Mandy Crawford Lee

Dr. Mandy Crawford-Lee
Chief Executive, University Vocational Awards Council

Professor Graham Baldwin

Professor Graham Baldwin
Chair of University Vocational Awards Council
Vice-Chancellor, University of Central Lancashire

Professor Jean-Noël Ezingeard

Professor Jean-Noël Ezingeard
Vice-Chancellor, University of Roehampton

Professor Charles Egbu

Professor Charles Egbu
Vice-Chancellor, Leeds Trinity University


Professor Darryll Bravenboer

Professor Darryll Bravenboer
Director of Apprenticeship and Skills, Middlesex University

Michelle Smyth

Michelle Smyth
Head of Government & External Affairs at The Open University


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