Chris Cobb

Chris Cobb

Chris Cobb is Pro Vice-Chancellor at the University of London. He was previously Pro Vice-Chancellor at Roehampton University  and prior to that was at the London School of Economics where he was Director of Business Systems and Services. Chris is a former member of the AHUA Executive (2014-2016) and is a member of UK HE Financial Sustainability Steering Group and is also a member of the HESA Data Futures Programme Board.
Chris has sat on a number of national working groups relating to IT in Higher Education. He is a member of Oracle EMEA HE Advisory Group and a member of Ovum’s Future EdTech Advisory Board. Previously he has been a member of the HEFCE Shared Services working group. He has undertaken JISC funded research in the use of enterprise architecture within a university context with the specific aim of developing a services oriented architecture to enable shared services.
Chris has also taught University IT Management at the HUMANE Winter School and is a member of the HUMANE Executive Committee and Round Table. Chris is a judge on the Times Higher Education Awards and the Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards and is also a Governor of Goodenough College and a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Information Technologists and the City of London.


Chris will be delivering the workshop Alternative campaign tactics and student involvement on Wednesday 10 July.


Chris will explore developments in trade union relations and the advent of new non-mainstream unions. He will also consider the role of student activism and social media in support of employment issues and compare and contrast different approaches to managing student protests and strikes while maintaining day to day operations.
This page was last updated on 20 May 2019