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Dame Nicola Brewer named as new Vice Provost (International)

By Kerry Milton, on 19 March 2014

UCL’s Office for International Affairs is delighted to welcome Dame Nicola Brewer as the new Vice Provost (International).

As VP(I), Dame Nicola will be responsible for developing UCL’s international strategy and continuing to expand the university’s global profile.

A highly successful senior diplomat, Dame Nicola has lived and worked all over the world, including South Africa, India, France and Mexico. She created the first flexible job share for a Director role at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and was the first Chief Executive of the Equality and Human Rights Commission. Until last year, she served as High Commissioner for South Africa.

Dame Nicola said: “I am absolutely delighted to be joining UCL, London’s global university and one of the world’s leading universities. I am particularly pleased to be coming to the first university in England to admit women on equal terms with men. And it’s an exciting time to join the Provost’s senior management team at a time when UCL’s strategy, in which international engagement features strongly, is being refreshed.”

Dame Nicola will take up her appointment on 7 May 2014.

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