|Chair of Governors||Nick Allen|
Chair of Governors: Mr Nick Allen
Nick has been a Governor of Northampton High since 2020. His substantive role is as Executive Officer in the Office of the Vice Chancellor at the University of Northampton. In this role, Nick works with the Vice Chancellor and Deputy Vice Chancellor to support a range of activities including acting as the University representative on the Northamptonshire Armed Forces Covenant group.
Nick was born in Northampton and raised in Northamptonshire. After completing an undergraduate degree in Communication Studies from Sheffield Hallam University, Nick became a University administrator at his alma mater before moving to The Open University in 2001 where he held a national role supporting projects funded to support enhancements in learning and teaching in higher education.
Nick moved to the University of Northampton in 2004. In his previous roles at Northampton, Nick supported the University award ceremonies, certification and conferment processes and was previously a member of Northampton’s quality team, supporting external examining and external scrutiny at the University.
Nick is one of the two Joint Midlands Regional Co-ordinators for the Association of University Administrators (AUA) and a former AUA Trustee. He is currently a Director of Societal CIC and has recently been appointed as a member of the Advisory Board of the Northampton Film Festival.