Professor Patrick McGhee FRSA, C Psychol, AFBPsS, BABCP, MA, D Phil, PG Dip CBT is currently Assistant Vice Chancellor with responsibility for academic standards, quality and research at the University of Bolton. He has been Vice-Chancellor, Deputy Vice Chancellor and Pro Vice-Chancellor at some of the UK’s most diverse universities. He is also a CBT therapist, Chartered Psychologist and UK National Teaching Fellow. Educated at the universities of Glasgow and Oxford, he has completed CPD programmes at Harvard Business School and Ashridge. In 2017 he was a Visiting Fellow/Scholar at the universities of Cornell, Yale and MIT in the USA. He is the author of Thinking Psychologically (Palgrave), The Academic Quality Handbook (Taylor & Francis) and co-editor of Accounting for Relationships (Methuen). He has been an occasional columnist for the Guardian, the BBC and the Times Higher and a non-executive director for various housing, scientific and educational charities and companies.