Unite Foundation

The Unite Foundation Board of Trustees welcomes Shân Wareing

The Foundation are pleased to be welcoming a new Trustee to the Board this October. Professor Shân Wareing is Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education) & Chief Operating Officer at London South Bank University (LSBU) which has been named as 2019 ‘University of the Year for Graduate Employment’ in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide.

Regarding her appointment, Shân said,

“I am looking forwards to working with the Unite Foundation Board because of the opportunity to make a difference to students right across the UK, and how people’s lives and futures are transformed by access to education and the work of the charity. The Board members are a great group of people, full of energy and passion for the work of the Foundation, so I know it’s going to be very rewarding.”

Shân studied English, Linguistics and Education at the University of Oxford and Strathclyde University and the UCL Institute of Education in Higher Education. She has Board experience in three universities and a school, and has held national roles including being a past Co-Chair of the Staff and Educational Development Association (SEDA). She is a Fellow of the Leadership Foundation, a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and a National Teaching Fellow. She has published on linguistics, gender and on educational change, and speaks nationally on leadership in higher education.

Shân brings with her a wealth of experience and knowledge which will be invaluable to us as an organisation. Welcome Shân.