Vincent Watts

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Vincent Challacombe Watts OBE (born 11 August 1940) is a British academic and businessman.[1]

He was educated at Sidcot School, Peterhouse, Cambridge (MA, Molecular Biology),[2] and at the University of Birmingham (MSc). He served as Vice-Chancellor of the University of East Anglia[3] from 1997 to 2002, leaving to focus full-time on his role as Chairman of the East of England Development Agency.[4] Prior to joining the University of East Anglia he was at Andersen Consulting.[2]


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