Currently a Managing Partner at private equity investment firm ARCIS Group, Mark Burch combines 30 years’ of working in financial services with extensive non-executive experience in the education and creative industries sectors.
Welcoming the appointment, Professor Debra Humphris, Vice Chancellor of the University of Brighton said: “We are delighted that Mark Burch will be joining us as Chair of our Board of Governors. His wealth of valuable experience on everything from financial management, organisational change and sound governance will be of great value to the university as it continues to adapt to a rapidly changing environment.”
Commenting on his new role, Mark Burch said: “I am delighted to be joining the Board of Governors of the University of Brighton at such a pivotal moment for the Higher Education sector. I have a long-standing interest in education and the transformational opportunities that it can bring to individuals and more broadly to society. I look forward to working with the Board and the Vice Chancellor and her senior team, helping the university to deliver on its inspiring mission of realising potential and shaping futures through high-quality, practice-based learning, teaching, research and enterprise.”