Professor Charles Egbu joined Leeds Trinity University as Vice-Chancellor on 1 November 2020. He is a member of various external bodies, including the Advance HE Pro Vice-Chancellor Network and QAA Panel of Experts.
With more than 25 years’ experience in higher education, Professor Egbu was previously Pro Vice-Chancellor for Education and Experience at the University of East London. Before this, Professor Egbu was Dean of the School of Built Environment and Architecture at London South Bank University and Head of the School of Built Environment at the University of Salford. He also held academic posts at University College London, Glasgow Caledonian University and Leeds Beckett University (formerly Leeds Metropolitan). Professor Egbu’s first degree was in quantity surveying. His doctorate was obtained in the area of construction project management.