Chair, UK Higher Education International Unit
Professor Colin Riordan took up the post of President and Vice-Chancellor at Cardiff University on 1 September 2012. He is a Vice-President of Universities UK and a Board member of the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education, UCAS and the Equality Challenge Unit. He is chair of Universities Wales, the body which represents the interests of Higher Education Institutions in Wales. As chair of the UK Higher Education International Unit, he is active in promoting and advancing the role of UK universities aboard. He is a member of the International Education Council and, in 2014, he became a Fulbright Commissioner.