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Gordon McKenzie

CEO
Guild HE (Confirmed)

As CEO, Gordon is responsible for leading and developing GuildHE as a key representative and advocacy body in the higher education sector. Gordon advises the Chair, Executive and Council Members on developing and implementing GuildHE policies and strategy and leads on communicating with government and other stakeholders on higher education issues. In his spare time, Gordon likes cooking, wine, theatre, box sets and playing (beginner’s) guitar.

  • Helping institutions better understand the needs of different students at different stages from transition, experience and progression
  • Creating a culture of student wellbeing and identifying key risk areas that can affect mental health
  • Recognising what access, participation, and outcomes mean for all students in order to provide specialist support when necessary
  • Promoting outstanding student engagement, experience and outcomes as the core of a quality HE sector