From his current role as Director at HEFCE where he oversees the Research, Education and Knowledge Exchange directorate, Chris brings a wealth of experience and expertise from across higher education.
Madeleine Atkins, Chief Executive of HEFCE, said:
'I’m delighted that Chris has been appointed as the Director for Fair Access and Participation in the Office for Students. Chris has done an outstanding job in leading HEFCE’s work on widening access to higher education, and improving student choice, the student experience and progression to further study and work. Chris is already working closely with colleagues in OFFA and HEFCE on the development of the Regulatory Framework and on the Access and Participation functions.'