Andrew Witty

Chancellor, University of Nottingham

Andrew Witty is chancellor of the University of Nottingham. From 2008 to 2017, he was CEO of GlaxoSmithKline, which he joined in 1985. At Glaxo, he held a variety of sales and marketing roles and advised governments around the world. Witty’s most recent appointments include business ambassador for the UK government, China-Britain Business Council’s advisory council, Singapore Economic Development Board International Advisory Council, and UN High-Level Panel on Access to Medicines. He is a visiting professor at the Institute of Global Health Innovation at Imperial College, and his honors include Singapore’s Public Service Star and a knighthood for services to the UK economy and pharmaceutical industry. 

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