Professor Mark Smith

MA, PhD

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Organisation: University of Southampton
Tags: AAC, Advisor, Council, University of Southampton

Biography

Professor Mark E. Smith is the President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Southampton joining 1st October from Lancaster University where he was Vice-Chancellor for eight years. He plays role in various sector bodies including the current Chair of UCEA, the Financial Sustainability Strategy Group for Higher Education, Graduate Prospects and HECSU boards.  Mark is also a member of the HESA and HEFCW Boards, chairing the latter’s Research Wales Committee. He is the senior independent member of the Council of the EPSRC, a Council member of the All-Party Parliamentary University Group and a Trustee and Board Member of Jisc.  Mark chaired the national review of A-level content 2013-14. He is also a Professor of Magnetic Resonance, a Member of the Ampère Society’s Prize Committee and a Fellow of the Institute of Physics.