School Structure

The University is comprised of nine Schools, each having 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 University is comprised of nine Schools:

  • Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical and Materials Engineering
    Comprising:
    • Department of Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering
    • Department of Chemical Engineering
    • Department of Materials
  • Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering
  • Business and Economics
  • Design and Creative Arts
    • Creative Arts
    • Design School
  • Loughborough University London 
    Comprising:
    • Institute for Design Innovation
    • Institute for Digital Technologies
    • Institute for Diplomacy and International Governance
    • Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    • Institute for International Management
    • Institute for Media and Creative Industries
    • Institute for Sport Business
  • Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Science
    Comprising:
    • Department of Chemistry
    • Department of Computer Science
    • Department of Mathematical Sciences
    • Department of Physics
    • Department of Mathematics Education
  • Social Sciences and Humanities
    Comprising these Divisions:
    • Communication and Media
    • Criminology, Sociology and Social Policy
    • English
    • Geography and Environment
    • International Relations, Politics and History
  • Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

Senior management teams

School Deans

Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical and Materials Engineering

Professor Chris Rielly
Until 31/07/2025

Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering

Professor Malcolm Cook
(Acting)

Business and Economics

Professor Jan Godsell
Until 31/07/2026

Design and Creative Arts

Professor Cees de Bont
Until 30/06/2023

Loughborough University London

Professor Tony Edwards
Until 31/07/2024

Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering

Professor Paul Conway
Until 31/07/2025

Science

Professor Claudia Eberlein
Until 31/07/2023

Social Sciences and Humanities

Professor Lisanne Gibson
Until 31/07/2026

School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

Professor Mark Lewis
Until 31/07/2026

Associate Deans (Teaching)

Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical and Materials Engineering 

Dr Simon Martin
31/07/2024

Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering

Professor Paul Fleming
31/07/2023

Business and Economics

Professor Vicky Story
31/01/2024

Design and Creative Arts

Professor Russ Marshall
31/07/2024

Loughborough University London

Professor Jo Tacchi
31/08/2024

Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering

Professor Michael Henshaw
31/07/2023

Science

Dr David Sibley (Acting)
24/08/2023

Social Sciences and Humanities

Professor Louise Holt
31/07/2024

Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

Professor Lauren Sherar
31/07/2024

Associate Dean generic job description and person specification

Associate Deans (Research and Innovation)

Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical and Materials Engineering 

Doctor Karen Coopman
31/07/2025

Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering

Professor Sergio Cavalaro
31/07/2025

Business and Economics

Professor Crispin Coombes
31/05/2025

Design and Creative Arts

Professor Rebecca Cain
31/07/2025

Loughborough University London

Professor Aidan McGarry
31/07/2025

Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering

Professor Anish Roy
31/07/2025

Science

Professor Sergey Saveliev
31/07/2025

Social Sciences and Humanities

Professor Stephen Rice
31/07/2025

Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

Professor Fehmidah Munir/Professor Paula Griffiths
31/07/2025

Associate Dean generic job description and person specification (2022)

Operations Managers

Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical and Materials Engineering

Tom Carslake

Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering

Adam Crawford

Business and Economics

Jane McCormack

Design and Creative Arts

Manish Maisuria

Loughborough University London

Deborah Bowen (acting)

Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering

Simon Fawcett

Sciences

Norma King

Social Sciences and Humanities

Judy Billington

Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

Ruth Casey

Heads of Department

School of Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical & Materials Engineering

Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering

Dr George Mavros
31st July 2023

Chemical Engineering

Dr Andy Stapley
31st July 2025

Materials

Dr Rebecca Higginson
31st July 2023

School of Science

Computer Science

Dr Iain Phillips
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Chemistry

Professor Paul Kelly
31st July 2025

Mathematical Sciences

Professor Alexander Veselov
31st July 2024

Department of Mathematics Education

Professor Tim Jay
31st July 2024

Physics

Dr Alexander Balanov
31st July 2023