Professor Antony J Chapman, Vice Chancellor, Cardiff Metropolitan University
Tony Chapman is Vice-Chancellor of Cardiff Metropolitan University (formerly the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff [UWIC]). Previously he was a Senior Lecturer in Applied Psychology in what is now Cardiff University, before joining the University of Leeds in 1983 as Professor of Psychology. Later in Leeds he was Dean of Science, Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Visiting Professor. In 2004-2007 he was the Senior-Vice-Chancellor of the University of Wales.
He has been President of the Psychology Section of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, President of the British Psychological Society, President of the Association of Learned Societies for the Social Sciences, Chair of the UK Deans of Science Committee, Chair of Higher Education Wales, and a Vice-President of Universities UK (UUK).
He is a member of the Board of the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA), the All-Party Parliamentary University Group, the Board of the University and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) and its Resources Committee, the Council of CBI-Wales. He is a Member of the Board of the Higher Education Academy, and he chaired its Academic Council. He chairs Singapore’s Academic Accreditation Committee for its Association of Private Schools and Colleges. Until 2006 he was a Board Member of the Universities and Colleges Employers’ Association (UCEA) and he served a previous term on the QAA Board, ending 2006, during which time he chaired the Access Recognition and Licensing Committee and the Advisory Committee for Wales. He was founding Board Member of the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education (LFHE) 2003-7, having been a member of the working group that set up the LFHE. Within Universities UK he is a member of the International Policy Network, and he has been a member of the UUK Board and its Longer Term Strategy Group, Finance and Resources Strategy Group, and Business and Industry Sector Strategy Group. He is a Vice-President of Cardiff Business Club.