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Tricia King

(Elected 2017)

Tricia King is Vice President Global Engagement at the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), a global higher education not-for-profit membership association. In her role she works with universities across the world to build resilient, diverse, leadership teams to enable them to flourish in challenging times.

Prior to this, she was at Birkbeck for 11 years, first as director of External Relations, then Pro-Vice Master for Strategic Engagement. During this period she led the college’s lobbying to ensure Birkbeck’s voice was heard by HE policy planners, chaired the cross-college Student Experience committee and worked on establishing Birkbeck/UEL’s Stratford campus. Tricia, a University of York English graduate and former GB rugby international, has worked in marketing at Roehampton University, York’s College of Law and the West Yorkshire Playhouse. She is on the advisory board of WonkHE and was twice shortlisted for the Guardian’s Inspirational Leader Award.