Sir Nick Partridge
Sir Nick Partridge, Chief Executive of The Terrence Higgins Trust, the HIV and AIDS charity, graduated from Keele in 1978 with a degree in International Relations.
Over the past twenty years he has been a consistent voice in the media coverage of AIDS and sexual health in all its aspects from health promotion, social care and advocacy to research and treatment issues. He was also part of the UK delegation to UN General Assembly Special Sessions on HIV/AIDS (2001 and 2008).
In January 2009, he received a knighthood in the New Year honours for his achievements. He is also a Keele University honorary graduand.
Photograph of Sir Nick Partridge's investiture, March 2009.