President and Provost of UCL
Malcolm Grant has been President and Provost of UCL since 2003, and was previously Pro-Vice Chancellor of Cambridge. Born and educated in New Zealand, he is an environmental lawyer and Bencher of Middle Temple, and has researched and published extensively in environmental planning, and local government law. He was appointed CBE in 2003.
He is a member of the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), the Economic and Social Science Research Council (ESRC) and the Hong Kong University Grants Committee. He is also a Governor of the London Business School and the Ditchley Foundation.
He was appointed by the Prime Minister in 2008 as a UK Business Ambassador. He has also served as Chairman of the Local Government Commission for England, the UK Agriculture and Biotechnology Commission, the Standards Committee of the Greater London Authority and the Russell Group of the UK’s research-intensive universities.