Join The University of Portsmouth in celebrating an exciting new era in the life of the University. This event will be live broadcast to the Big Screen form the Portsmouth Guildhall and will include a performance by the University of Portsmouth Gospel Choir fresh from their success on the TV programme Pitch Battle.
Karen, an alumna of the University, succeeds author, broadcaster, and television producer, Sandi Toksvig who retires as Chancellor after a five-year term of office. A business leader with a successful career for over 20 years in the media industry, Karen brings to the University a creative passion and a track record in business that reflects the ethos of all that we do. In January 2016 Karen was promoted to Chairwoman of MediaCom UK, the UK’s largest media agency, after serving as CEO for five years.