Vice Chancellor and President, Cardiff University

Professor Colin Riordan took up the post of President and Vice-Chancellor at Cardiff University on 1 September 2012. Previously he was Vice-Chancellor of the University of Essex, having been appointed in October 2007. He moved to Essex from Newcastle University, where he had been Pro Vice-Chancellor and Provost of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences since August 2005.

Experience

  • 2012–present
    Vice Chancellor and President, Cardiff University
  • 2007–2012
    Vice Chancellor, University of Essex
  • 2005–2007
    Pro Vice-Chancellor and Provost of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Newcastle University
  • 1998–2007
    Professor of German, Newcastle University