Jenny Shaw, Chair
Jenny Shaw is Head of HE Engagement and Student Service for Unite Students, where she has worked since 2012. Prior to working for Unite Students, she worked at senior level in the UK higher education sector to widen participation in higher education and open up new pathways to university for marginalised groups. She has worked for the universities of Hull, York St John and Middlesex, providing leadership both in the Aimhigher and the Lifelong Learning Networks programmes. Jenny has also provided consultancy to the HE Academy, the Equality Challenge Unit and Supporting Professionalism in Admission (SPA). She has written extensively on issues of widening participation, including peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, international conference papers and items in the media.