European Region, and 7 years with the McLaren Group where he wasManaging Director and Deputy Chairman. He studied History of Art at theCourtauld Institute between 2005-2007 and holds a number of non-executivepositions in the public, private and charitable sectors, including as Chairmanof The English Concert, the internationally-renowned chamber orchestra.
Question: What qualifies you to be involved in Higher Education?
Professor Sir Ivor CreweMaster of University College Oxford from August 2008. Vice-Chancellor of theUniversity of Essex 1995-2007. Sir Ivor was appointed to the Department of Government at the University of Essex in 1971, becoming Head of theDepartment 1984-1988 and Pro-Vice-Chancellor Academic 1992-1995. Hehas written and broadcast on British politics, in particular on elections, partiesand public opinions. He directed the British Election Study (1973-1981) andedited the British Journal of Political Science (1977-1982 and 1984-1992). Hehas been actively involved in higher education at a national level and wasPresident of UniversitiesUK 2003-2005. He is a member of a number of boards, including those of the European University Institute in Florence, theSchool of Oriental and African Studies, the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education and the Higher Educational Policy Institute.
Question: How important is student opinion in closing their courses?
Sokari Douglas Camp CBEAlumna of Central School of Art and Design and an Honorary Fellow of University of the Arts London. Douglas Camp is a sculptor, her primarymaterial is steel and her sculptures are strongly influenced by her Nigerianheritage. She has exhibited her work internationally and was one of six artiststo be shortlisted to display their artwork on the vacant fourth plinth in Trafalgar Square. Her winning monument to activist and writer Ken Saro-Wiwa 'LivingMemorial' was unveiled in London 2006. She was the recipient of the Henry