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Dr Peter Knight CBE DL

Peter is a former Vice Chancellor of Birmingham City University (until 2007).

 

Whilst a lecturer at Plymouth Polytechnic he was elected National President of NATFHE.

 

From 1990 - 1994 he was a member and subsequently Chair of the Colleges Employers' Forum which acted for Colleges and Universities in negotiating staff pay and conditions.

 

He has served on a number of National Committees determining policy in higher education including the Polytechnics and Colleges Funding Council and the Teacher Training Agency.

 

He has been involved for many years in the work of Housing Associations including the Chairmanship of the Prime Focus Housing Group. He is currently a member of Wolverhampton Homes.

 

Since 2007 he has held the appointment as a Local Government Boundary Commissioner for England. From 2004 – 2010 he was a member of the Armed Forces Pay Review Body.  In 2001 he was appointed by the Prime Minister as Chair of the Prison Service Pay Review Body.

 

Appointed in 2008.