Over 16 years’ experience in the HE Sector holding senior positions at Durham University:
2002 to 2007 Training and Development Manager, responsible for the provision of engaging leadership, management and personal skills development across the institution;
2007 to 2015 Assistant HR Director (Training and Development); leading the University’s approach to people and organisational development;
2015 to 2018, Assistant Director of the Centre for Academic, Researcher and Organisation Development with specific responsibility for leadership, management and organisation development;
As a qualified mediator and coach, I also led the establishment of the University’s Mediation Service and was co-director of the service from June 2014 to October 2018.
2011 Times Higher Education (THE) Award for “Outstanding Contribution to Leadership Development” for a leadership programme called “The Strategy Academy”.
2014 shortlisted for THE Award for Outstanding Contribution to Leadership Development for “The Leading Research Programme”.