The University of Law (ULaw) is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Crisp as its new Pro Vice Chancellor -External. Peter will take up his post at the University on 2nd January 2018, joining the executive management team led by Vice-Chancellor & CEO Professor Andrea Nollent.
Peter is a barrister specialising in property and is a King’s College London alumnus. He began his teaching career as a tutor at BPP in 1997, going on to serve as Dean and CEO of BPP University’s law school from 2003 to 2017.
This continued investment in senior management and leadership reflects ULaw’s strategy of growth and innovation in sector leading legal and business education. The University was recently awarded Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)* and has seen a significant increase in recruitment across its portfolio. In his new role, Peter will lead the university’s activity with a range of external clients, partners, and law firms.
Peter will join the two existing Pro Vice Chancellors for Academic and International Development, and the wider Executive Board. He will lead the University’s highly respected business development and client relationship teams.
Reflecting on his appointment, Peter said: “This is a very exciting time for me to join ULaw, and I am very much looking forward to embracing the opportunities of the role as the University continues to go from strength to strength.
“I am pleased to be beginning this new chapter in my career, and I hope to make a valuable contribution to the University’s continued growth and success.”
Vice-Chancellor & CEO Professor Andrea Nollent said: “I am delighted to welcome Peter to the University of Law. The future changes to legal qualifications offer many opportunities for innovation and enhancement. The University will continue to drive new initiatives in the sector with a clear focus on delivering excellence to our clients, our law firm partners, and our students.
“This is a very important role for us in terms of external strategy and, with his extensive skills and experience, I look forward to Peter building further our reputation and success.”
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* The University of Law achieved a gold TEF award in June 2017. This award expired in June 2019 and was replaced with TEF Silver.