Dame Julia Goodfellow

President

University of Kent

Speaker

Professor Dame Julia M Goodfellow DBE, CBE, FMedSci, FInstP became the 5th Vice-Chancellor of the University in September 2007.Julia had previously been the Chief Executive of the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council where she was responsible for government funding for the biosciences in universities and in seven sponsored research institutes. She had been a member of the BBSRC council prior to this. She is a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences, a fellow of the Institute of Physics and the Institute of Biology. She was awarded a CBE in 2001 for services to biophysics and DBE in 2010.She is also the Equality and Diversity champion for Gender and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT).