International Institute for Higher Education Research & Capacity Building

Professor Dr. Chris Ennew OBE

Christine Ennew is Provost at the University of Warwick where she supports the Vice Chancellor in the academic leadership of the University.  A key aspect of her role is leading the development and delivery of the University’s academic strategy, ensuring that Warwick remains competitive and relevant within HE and beyond.  She is responsible for the efficient and effective use of academic resources (including departmental resources, capital planning and space management, and information resources).  In addition, she is Chair of the University’s Social Inclusion Committee and is the Executive Board lead for the University environmental sustainability strategy and its implementation.

Christine graduated from Cambridge University and completed her PhD at Nottingham.  She was previously one of Nottingham’s Pro-Vice-Chancellors and served as Provost and CEO of the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus.  She joined the University of Warwick in August 2016.

In 2016, Chris was awarded an OBE as part of the Queen’s Birthday Honours, for services to Higher Education and British-Malaysian Relations.

She is currently a member of the Board of Directors for Common Purpose Student Experiences.  She is also a Board Member for the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (HEFCW) and Chair of its Regulation Committee.