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Naina Patel

  • TitleDirector of Human Resources


Naina is the Human Resources Director at the University of the Arts London.

Naina has over 20 years of experience of working in the higher education sector, prior to which she worked in the NHS. She joined the University in January 2015 and is a member of the Executive Board.

Naina has a social sciences degree, is a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and a trained coach. She has held governor roles at primary and secondary schools, and at a further education college.

She plays an active role in the sector and is currently a member of the Universities Human Resources executive committee and on the joint (employers and trades unions) gender pay working group.