Angela Robson graduated from Exeter in 1982 and then qualified as a Chartered Accountant in London in 1985. On qualifying she moved into investment banking, working for JP Morgan and then Goldman Sachs. In 2003, she left the City to move to Norfolk. She joined Norwich University of the Arts in 2005 and is now Deputy Vice-Chancellor. Outside the University she is a Non-Executive Director of the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, a trustee of the Theatre Royal Norwich and a Director of the Diocesan Finance Board.