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Sheila Forbes

Principal of St Hilda’s College

Sheila Forbes was the Principal of St Hilda’s College, University of Oxford from 2007- 2014. In 2002, she was awarded a CBE for services to women in the workforce. Sheila has had a distinguished career in business and has also held a number of government, private and public appointments, including Civil Service Commissioner, Chair of the Board of Governors of Thames Valley University, Chair of the Board of the Institute for Employment Studies and board member of the British Library. 

She is a member of the advisory board for the TORCH Women in Humanities programme.