Dr Wendy Piatt


Dr Piatt has been the CEO of Gresham College since August 2020 and sits on several boards including as a trustee of the Snowdon Trust, a member of the Remuneration Committee for Lincoln College, Oxford University, her alma mater, and a member of the HE advisory board for the Queen's Anniversary Trust. 

Previously she has worked at UCL, the Russell Group (where she was the inaugural CEO), the Prime Minister's Strategy Unit (Deputy Director and Senior Civil Servant), Department for Education (Senior Advisor) and the Institute for Public Policy Research (Senior Analyst). She also served as an advisor to the Secretary of State for Business and Skills from 2009-10. 

She has extensive experience of appearing in the print and broadcast media and has published numerous reports on public policy. She has undergraduate and postgraduate degrees from Lincoln College, Oxford University and King’s College, London where she was awarded numerous academic prizes. 

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