Writtle College Announces Appointment of New Principal

The Governors of Writtle College in Essex have confirmed that Dr Stephen Waite, currently Vice-Principal Higher Education at Hartpury College in Gloucestershire and an Associate Dean of the University of West of England, will join Writtle as Principal from 2nd April 2013.

Dr Waite, who has a passion for science – especially biology, particularly plant ecology and plant sciences – has a distinguished academic career in areas that align with and complement the Writtle portfolio, gained through his time at the University of Brighton, Birkbeck College University of London, the University of Westminster and the University of Sussex. He also brings extensive research and commercial expertise to his post including experience gained as a botanical and environmental consultant.