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Professor Sarah Greer became Vice-Chancellor of the University in January 2022. Prior to joining the University of Winchester, Professor Greer was the Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor at the University of Worcester where she played a key role in developing the strategic vision for the University and was responsible for leading and ensuring excellence in teaching and research.

An English Literature graduate of the University of Cambridge, Professor Greer went on to qualify first as a chartered accountant and then, after a further degree in Law, as a barrister, completing pupillage with the Treasury Solicitor.

She is a Professor of Law and a National Teaching Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. She has published for many years in the area of property and trusts law and most recently on women’s legal history. She is a firm believer in the power of higher education to change individual lives for the better and to create possibilities for social change to benefit everybody.

Professor Greer is an accredited mediator in workplace disputes. She has held a series of public appointments including, most recently, as a General Commissioner for the Disabled Students’ Commission.

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