The Board

Podium's strategic direction is shaped by a Board and Chaired by Professor Geoff Petts, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Westminster. The Board is made up of representatives from both Further and Higher Education and a range of strategic stakeholders.

Podium Board Membership
Name Organisation Title
Prof. Geoff Petts  University of Westminster Vice-Chancellor
Ian Ashman Hackney Community College Principal
Jane Glanville London Higher Chief Executive
Vassil Girginov
Brunel University Reader
Kari Butler Loughborough College Team Leader
Julian Vennis World City Links Director
Matthew Haley Podium Head


Podium continues to be hosted by London Higher and is based alongside their offices in Tavistock House. The unit is funded directly by colleges and universities across the UK after previously being funded by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) and the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) from 2007-2013.

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