Loughborough University
Leicestershire, UK
LE11 3TU
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Loughborough University

University Governance

School structure

Each School has a senior management team comprising of the Dean, Operations Manager, Associate Deans of Teaching (ADT), Research (ADR) and Enterprise (ADE) and where applicable Heads of Department. The Associate Dean job descriptions are available under the relevant section below.

The University is comprised of ten Schools:

SchoolDeanAppointed until
School of the Arts, English and Drama
Professor Alison Yarrington   31/07/2019
School of Social, Political and Geographical Sciences
(Comprising Geography, PHIR and Social Sciences)
Professor Nick Clifford   31/07/2021
School of Science
(Comprising Chemistry, Computer Science,  Physics and Mathematical Sciences)
Professor Mark Biggs    31/07/2019
School of Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical and Materials Engineering
(Comprising Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Materials)
Professor Chris Rielly 
  31/07/2022
School of Business and Economics Professor Stewart Robinson   31/07/2021

School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering

Professor Tony Thorpe   31/07/2020
Loughborough Design School Professor Richard Bibb (Acting)   30/06/2018
School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering Professor Paul Conway   31/07/2019
School of Sports, Exercise and Health Sciences Professor Mark Lewis   31/07/2020
Loughborough University London Professor Mike Caine   31/07/2018

Job Description: Associate Dean (Teaching) 

SchoolAssociate Dean (Teaching)Appointed until
School of the Arts, English and Drama
Dr Jenny Fry   31/07/2020
School of Social, Political and Geographical Sciences
(Comprising Geography, PHIR and Social Sciences)
Professor Jo Bullard   31/07/2020
School of Science
(Comprising Chemistry, Computer Science,  Physics and Mathematical Sciences)
Professor Sarah Lombardo   31/07/2021
School of Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical and Materials Engineering
(Comprising Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Materials)
Professor Steven Kenny   31/07/2020
School of Business and Economics Professor Alberto Franco   31/07/2020

School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering

Professor Pat Carrillo   31/07/2020
Loughborough Design School Professor Sue Hignett   31/07/2020
School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering Professor Chris Backhouse   31/07/2018
School of Sports, Exercise and Health Sciences Dr Lorraine Cale   31/07/2018
Loughborough University London Professor Wilfred Dolfsma   31/07/2019

Job Description: Associate Dean (Research).pdf 

SchoolAssociate Dean (Research)Appointed until
School of the Arts, English and Drama
Professor Michael Wilson   31/07/2018
School of Social, Political and Geographical Sciences
(Comprising Geography, PHIR and Social Sciences)
Professor Elizabeth Stokoe   31/07/2019
School of Science
(Comprising Chemistry, Computer Science, Physics and Mathematical Sciences)
Professor Sergey Saveliev   31/07/2020
School of Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical and Materials Engineering
(Comprising Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Materials)
Professor Gary Page   31/07/2020
School of Business and Economics Professor Tom Jackson   31/07/2019
School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering Professor Malcolm Cook   31/07/2020
Loughborough Design School Dr Victoria Haines   30/06/2018
School of Mechanical, Manufacturing and Electrical Engineering Professor Jeremy Coupland   31/07/2020
School of Sports, Exercise and Health Sciences Professor David Stensel   31/07/2019
Loughborough University London Professor Jo Tacchi   31/12/2020

Job Description: Associate Dean (Enterprise) 

 

SchoolAssociate Dean (Enterprise)Appointed until
School of the Arts, English and Drama
Andrew Selby   31/07/2019
School of Social, Political and Geographical Sciences
(Comprising Geography, PHIR and Social Sciences)
Professor Darren Smith   31/07/2018
School of Science
(Comprising Chemistry, Computer Science, Physics and Mathematical Sciences)
Professor Eran Edirisinghe   31/07/2018
School of Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical and Materials Engineering
(Comprising Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Materials)
Dr Bala Vaidhyanthan   31/07/2020
School of Business and Economics Professor Anne Souchon   31/07/2020
School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering Professor Tarek Hassan   31/07/2020
Loughborough Design School Professor Ian Campbell   31/07/2020
Wolfson School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering Professor Andy Harland   31/07/2019
School of Sports, Exercise and Health Sciences Dr Mark King   31/07/2019
Loughborough University London Professor James Skinner   31/12/2017
SchoolOperations Manager
School of the Arts, English and Drama
Steve Warren
School of Social, Political and Geographical Sciences
(Comprising Geography, PHIR and Social Sciences)
Suzanne Dexter
School of Science
(Comprising Chemistry, Computer Science,  Physics and Mathematical Sciences)
Norma King
School of Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical and Materials Engineering
(Comprising Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Materials)
Tom Carslake
School of Business and Economics Anne Finocchio
School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering Adam Crawford
Loughborough Design School Judy Billington
School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering Simon Fawcett
School of Sports, Exercise and Health Sciences Ruth Casey
Loughborough University London Chris Euden

         School of Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical & Materials Engineering

Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering Professor Martin Passmore 31st July 2019
Chemical Engineering Dr Valerie Pinfield 31st July 2020
Materials Prof. Gary Critchlow 31st July 2020
School of Science
Computer Science Dr Iain Phillips (Acting) 31st July 2018
Chemistry Dr David Worrall 31st July 2018
Mathematical Sciences Dr Andy Archer 31st July 2018
Maths Education Centre Dr Lara Alcock 31st July 2019
Physics Dr Alexandre Zagoskin 31st July 2020
School of Social, Political & Geographical Sciences
Geography Prof. Stephen Rice 31st July 2019
Social Sciences Prof. James Stanyer 31st July 2018
Politics, History & International Relations Prof. Moya Lloyd 31st July 2020

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