Professor Andrea Nolan OBE

Principal and Vice Chancellor Edinburgh Napier University

Andrea’s institutional leadership career began with appointment as Head of Division of Veterinary Pharmacology at the University of Glasgow, leading ultimately to Senior Vice-Principal & Deputy Vice-Chancellor in 2009. Andrea graduated as a veterinary surgeon from Trinity College Dublin and after a short time in practice, embarked on an academic career. She is a Board member of the Higher Education Statistics Agency, Royal Zoological Society of Scotland, and Universities and Colleges Employers Association, a member of the QAA Scotland Committee and Chair of Universities Scotland Research and Knowledge Exchange Committee. Andrea is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.