Professor Kathryn Mitchell, University of Derby
Professor Mitchell joined the University of Derby as Vice-Chancellor in September 2015. She was previously Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University of West London (UWL) with special responsibility for academic provision and quality across the University.
Professor Mitchell has studied at the Universities of York and London, and worked at the University of Chicago, the Rockefeller Institute, New York and the Friedrich Miescher Institute in Basel. She is a chartered psychologist and plays an active role within the Institute for Practice and Interdisciplinary Research (INSPIRE), supervising and directing a range of research programmes. She is married with two children.