Professor Helen Valentine

Deputy Vice Chancellor (Advanced Systems)

Location: Cambridge

Helen Valentine is a Deputy Vice Chancellor at Anglia Ruskin University based in Cambridge. Her responsibilities include Corporate Marketing & International Development Services, IT Services and Human Resources.


She has been at Anglia Ruskin since 2002 and before that worked at the University of the West of England in Bristol in various roles including Head of Department, Dean of the Business School and Assistant Vice Chancellor.

Her academic background is in business, specifically in manufacturing. She graduated from Nottingham University with a BSc (hons) in Food Science and spent 10 years in manufacturing, marketing and general management roles in the food industry before taking an MBA at Warwick University and moving into academic life. Her more recent academic activities have been concerned with aspects of Higher Education Leadership and Management including studies on student retention and restructuring within senior management teams.