Professor David Maguire


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Professor David Maguire is chair of Jisc, appointed in May 2015.


David is interim principal and vice-chancellor, University of Dundee.

He was previously vice-chancellor of the University of Greenwich.  Prior to Greenwich he had a successful track record of senior leadership in the private sector and higher education both in the US and the UK.

David is also a member of several other boards, including Health Education Kent, Surrey and Sussex – NHS governing body, the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI), London Higher, and the Universities UK Treasurer’s Committee.

David holds a doctorate from the University of Bristol and a BSc from the University of Exeter.  He is an acknowledged expert in computer mapping and geographic information systems. He has published seven books and over 100 scientific and technical publications.

Media coverage

Feldman named as Jisc chief executive
Research Information, August 2015

Setting out the Jisc stall for a successful future through tech
FE Week, June 2015

Q&A with David Maguire
Times Higher Education, May 2015