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Sir David Melville CBE


  • Higher, Further and Schools Education

  • Educational Publishing

  • Technology, Science and Innovation

  • Local Heritage

  • Think Tanks

  • Equalities

  • Sailing

Useful Information

  • Vice-Chair, Faversham Society

  • Patron, Faversham Creek Trust

  • Patron, Comprehensive Future

  • Member, Parliamentary Higher Education Commission

  • Chair, Faversham and Oare Heritage Harbour Group

  • Vice-Patron, Disabled Sailors Association

  • Former Chair, Pearson Education Ltd

  • Contacts in Parliament and industry through All Party Parliamentary Groups and Commissions

  • Former Vice-Chancellor, University of Kent and Middlesex University

  • Former Ministerial Advisor on Further and Higher Education

  • Former Chief Executive, Further Education Funding Council and Permanent Secretary, Department for Education

  • Former Government Thames Gateway Skills Envoy and ex-officio member of Thames Gateway Strategic Partnership and Executive

  • Former member of Mayor of London's Olympic Legacy Steering Group and Chair of Mayor's Higher Education Forum

  • Former member of SE Regional Assembly and Kent Partnership Board

  • Former Vice-Chair of Kent Public Service Board

  • Honorary Degrees from Sheffield, Derby, Middlesex, Kent, Southampton and Manchester Metropolitan Universities