University of Liverpool
Prof Dame Janet Beer
Professor Dame Beer is the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Liverpool. She is currently Vice-President of UUK, England and Northern Ireland, becoming President in August 2017. She is a Trustee of the British Council, chair of the Liverpool Knowledge Quarter Board, a member of the Liverpool Science Park Board and chaired the Equality Challenge Unit Board until July 2017. She has recently been appointed as adviser on Higher Education for LCR Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram.
Professor Dame Janet Beer has been made a dame in the 2018 New Year Honours list and has been recognised with a DBE for her services to higher education and equality.
The University of Liverpool has, since 1881, worked for the advancement of learning and ennoblement of life and this remains the University’s mission today.