Dr Malcolm GilliesVC & Chief Executive, London Metropolitan University, UK
Malcolm Gillies is the Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive of London Metropolitan University. He was previously Vice-Chancellor of City University London, and a Vice-President of the Australian National University.
A musician and linguist by education, Malcolm Gillies is well known as a writer on twentieth-century music history, higher education policy and the importance of broad curriculum. He has been President of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, the National Academies Forum and the Council for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences. Since 1997 he has been editor of Oxford University Press’s Studies in Musical Genesis series, and in 2007 received an award from the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers for his music research.
Malcolm Gillies is currently an Adjunct Professor in the Creative Industries Faculty of the Queensland University of Technology, series consultant to the Philharmonia Orchestra’s “Infernal Dance” concert series, a director of Holland’s only private university, and the Chair of London Higher, the advocacy body for London’s forty-two universities.