Profesor Charles Egbu is a Nigerian professor,he was the former the Dean of School of the Built Environment and Architecture, London,South Bank University,UK where he was the Chair in Project Management and strategic Management in Construction.
His new appointment was announced yesterday the 15th July,2020 through the university website www.leadtrinity.ac.uk they said professor Charles Egbu will take over from his precessor Margaret House OBE who step down after seven years of service.
Anambra born professor showed his gratitude over the appointment and he promises to consolidate on the institution's history.
Professor Charles Egbu said: “I am honoured to be joining Leeds Trinity; a University who’s values and ethos around widening participation, offering a personalised approach and encouraging all students to achieve their best, align with my own. The University has an impressive track record in learning, teaching and employability, and I am looking forward to building on the strong foundations established under the leadership of Professor House.
“I have already been impressed by the sense of community at Leeds Trinity and I am looking forward to engaging with students, colleagues and alumni as we shape the future strategy of the institution. I am also looking forward to returning to Leeds; the city in which I spent much of my early academic life.
According to the institution Professor Margaret House OBe will still continue with his job until October ending,when Charles Egbu will continue as Vice chancellor.
Professor Egbu is the first Black to head a university in UK.
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