Patron of NCUP
Pauline Perry, Baroness Perry of Southwark is an educator, academic, and activist. She is a Conservative politician and was a member of the British House of Lords for 25 years from 1991-2016. In 1981 she became Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Schools in England. In 1986 she became Vice-Chancellor of South Bank Polytechnic, and served during its transition to a university, becoming the first woman in history to run a British university. For 7 years, from 1994-2001, she was Head of Lucy Cavendish College in the University of Cambridge. She holds 8 Honorary Doctorates and 7 Honorary Fellowships.