Professor Dave Phoenix OBE

Professor David Phoenix is the Vice Chancellor of London South Bank University, Chair of MillionPlus, and a member of the Board of Universities UK and of HEFCE’s Strategic Committee for Teaching Quality and the Student Experience. He was elected to Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians (Edinburgh) for his contribution to medical research and education and recognised as an Academician by the Academy of Social Sciences for his work in areas linked to educational policy. In 2015 the Prime Minister appointed him as a trustee of the Science Museum Group.

Professor Phoenix remains a visiting professor at Kings College London and Sichuan University, China, as well as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, The Society of Biology, The Institute of Mathematics and its Applications and the Royal Society of Medicine. He was appointed as a Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London in 2015.

Chief Executive 

Dr Greg Walker

Dr Greg Walker is the Chief Executive of MillionPlus, the Association for Modern Universities.

Greg is a university governor and former Deputy Chief Executive of Colleges Wales, having previously served as acting Director of Universities Wales. He has been a member of a number of Higher Education Funding Council for Wales Committees between 2006-16 and played a significant role in the much-praised Diamond Review on HE Funding in Wales in 2016.

Greg is completing an MBA in Higher Education Management at University College London. Greg taught political science at Cardiff University in the mid-2000s, where he later gained a PhD.

Executive Members

Professor Graham Baldwin

Solent University (Treasurer)

Professor Sue Rigby

Bath Spa University

Professor Clive Mulholland

Principal and Vice-Chancellor,
University of the Highlands and Islands

Professor Peter John

University of West London

Bill Rammell

University of Bedfordshire

Professor Liz Barnes

Staffordshire University