Professor Toby Wilkinson is Deputy Vice Chancellor at the University of Lincoln with particular responsibility for internationalisation, partnerships and transnational education; communications, development and marketing; the Lincolnshire Educational Trust; faith on campus; and engagement with a wide variety of local, regional, national and international partners.
Prior to joining the University of Lincoln, Toby served for six years as the inaugural Director of International Strategy at the University of Cambridge, devising and delivering an institution-wide strategy for global engagement. Toby’s earlier appointments focussed on external relations, schools liaison and widening participation, fundraising and alumni relations, and institutional strategy. In his academic career, Toby has held research and teaching positions at the universities of Cambridge and Durham.
Toby is an internationally acclaimed Egyptologist, and the prize-winning author of ten books which have been translated into eleven languages. He is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries and a member of the international editorial board of the Journal of Egyptian History. Toby is also a Governor of Ipswich School, and Chairman of the Governing Committee of University Academy Holbeach.