Professor Bob Allison
Professor Bob Allison CBE is a Non-Executive Director and Trustee of several organisations. Bob was previously the Vice-Chancellor and President of Loughborough University. During Bob’s nine years leading Loughborough, the University rose up into the top 10 in every national league table and was named University of the Year an unparalleled five times. He oversaw significant expansion, which included opening the University's London campus and developing the UK's most rapidly growing Science and Enterprise Park. Bob’s recent appointments include becoming a Trustee of The Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust and Chair of the Board of Trustees of the St Philip’s Centre in Leicester. He was appointed Deputy Lord Lieutenant for the County of Leicestershire in 2022. In his spare time Bob is a keen gardener, mountain biker and enjoys good conversation over a glass of wine.