Steve Watts has worked in Higher Education since 1979. He came to Cambridge University in 1970 from a comprehensive school in South Yorkshire, received a Cambridge degree and went on to graduate work in Sussex University and again in Cambridge. He has taught English Literature for all of the colleges of the University and became a Foundation Fellow, Lecturer in English and Admissions Tutor in Homerton College when it became one of the constituent colleges of the University. Since working in Homerton he has been, and remains, a Trustee of the College, as well as being an academic officer and a member of College Council. He has just finished a six year stint as Chair of the University of Cambridge Admissions Forum, a body which provides advice to the University of Cambridge on wider issues of admissions policy.