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Our Team

Dianne Francombe

Chief Executive Officer

Dianne Francombe

Dianne’s career in Higher Education spans 35 years. She was a highly successful Director of Service and has considerable experience in senior management, the higher education sector at home and overseas and post 16 curriculum developments. She is passionate about China since her visit in 1989 and is now devoting her energies to driving forward the China agenda in Bristol and across the region.

Dianne's key responsibilities include:

  • developing a vision and strategy for the partnership moving forward for the next decade
  • relationship building across the partnership, with other organisations and the community
  • developing strong, meaningful and sustainable networks to benefit the work of the partnership.