Nicola Arnold

Nicola Arnold, Director of Finance has been appointed to the Advance HE board. Advance HE supports universities in putting institutional strategy into practice for the benefit of students, staff and society.

The full list of new board members are:

• Chris Sayers, Chair of the Committee of University Chairs and Chair of Northumbria University

• Nicola Arnold, Director of Finance, St George’s University, London

• Rose Wangen-Jones, Chief Executive, The Writer

• Sam Parrett OBE, CEO and Group Principal, London South East Education Group

• Helen Higson, Provost and DVC, Aston University

• Helen O’Sullivan, PVC (Education), Keele University

Nicola says, "For me, being on the board of an organisation that is driven by the needs of universities and that aims to create inclusive cultures, championing continuous development of excellence across all academic pursuits, means that I can help, in a small way, to shape the future of HE in the UK.

"Hopefully, it also means I can help give smaller institutions a seat at the table when it comes to influencing the sector."