Paul Clarke

Vice President, Strategy at University College London

Paul Clarke is currently the Vice President of Strategy at University College London. Paul has previously served as the Chief Executive of the Higher Education Statistics Agency and as the Director of Policy for Universities UK. Prior to that, they were the Director of Graduate Admissions at the University of Oxford.

Clarke has spent their career working in higher education, both in administration and in policy. Paul has been instrumental in developing long-term strategy for Universities UK and in coordinating the policy priorities of the organisation. Paul is an expert in policy development and analysis, and has played a key role in communicating policy on behalf of the UK higher education sector.

Clarke is a highly respected figure in the world of higher education, and their experience and expertise are invaluable assets to University College London. Paul is committed to making UCL a world-leading institution, and their work is helping to shape the future of higher education in the UK.

Paul Clarke has an educational background in both business and theology. Paul attended the Oxford High Performance Leadership Programme at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. Paul also has an MBA from IOE - UCL's Faculty of Education and Society. In addition, they have a MA in Theology from the University of Oxford.

They are on a team with David Lomas - Vice-Provost, Health, Mark Emberton - Dean, Medical Sciences, and Clare Goudy - Chief of Staff. Paul Clarke reports to Michael Spence, President & Provost.


  • Vice President, Strategy

    Current role

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