I have worked in the education sector for 30 years, becoming a Professor of Learning and Teaching in Higher Education in 2019. I am a qualified teacher and following ten years in the classroom I joined UEA as a Teacher Educator. I then progressed to School Teaching Director, Associate Dean, and since 2013 have held two Academic Director roles at UEA. My current role gives me academic oversight of our Inclusive Education Policy and all Access and Participation Plan related issues working with our widening participation team. I am also leading on the Social Transformation stream for the Aurora Alliance ( a European University co-funded by the EU by Erasmus+).
In addition to the roles above I am also a Member of the Trustee Board of a Multi-Academy Trust and a local school governor.