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Our People

Sue Brownlow

Dr Sue Brownlow - Deputy Chair of Board of Governors, Chair of Remuneration Committee and Chair of Employment Committee. Member of Audit Committee and Nominations & Governance Committee.

Sue retired as Director of the Combined Universities in Cornwall in 2013, since when she has undertaken a range of consultancy and non-executive director roles including chairing the Diocese of Truro’s Academies Trust and serving on the advisory board of Cornwall Chamber. She moved to live in Cornwall in 2002 where initially she headed up the RDA’s work in Devon, Plymouth and Torbay, leading large-scale development projects and grant funding agreements and working extensively with the Universities of Plymouth and Exeter and other local HE institutions including Dartington College of Arts. Prior to this, she had been human resources director in a large regional law firm and a senior manager with the further education development agency, where she gained experience as an HE inspector and FE funding council advisory committee member, and a specialist consultant in the education sector. In Bristol, she also served for four years as an elected local councillor and member of the planning and development committee, in which capacity she was also a board member of Bristol Airport.

Sue lives just outside Liskeard where she and her husband own Looe Valley Vineyard. She is a local school governor, an active member of the Church of England and enjoys singing in the voluntary choir at Truro Cathedral.