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Dr Philippa Lloyd

Dr Philippa Lloyd

Vice-Principal (Policy and Strategic Partnerships), Principal's Nominee to Council,
Queen Mary, University of London

Philippa Lloyd is a physicist by background with a PhD in atmospheric physics. Whilst working in Government, she held a variety of policy and corporate roles and has acted as Principal Private Secretary to three Secretaries of State. Dr Lloyd took up the post of Director General, People and Strategy in September 2012 in what was then the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. In July 2016, responsibility for higher and adult further education was moved to the Department for Education, where she became the Director General responsible for higher and further education post-16. In 2019, Philippa took on the role of Vice-Principal of Policy and Strategic Partnerships at Queen Mary University of London, a role that focuses on policy and partnership development at the local, regional and international level.

  • Exploring what makes an effective governing body able to support high quality scrutiny
  • Harnessing the skills and expertise of governing members to meet regulatory and operational responsibilities
  • Assessing how a governing body can work successfully with leadership to set and deliver on a strategic direction
  • Discussing the next steps for governors in evolving to meet new challenges and regulatory expectations of the OfS