School Structure

The University is comprised of nine Schools, each having a senior leadership team comprising of the Dean, Head of Operations, Associate Deans of Education and Student Experience (AD(E&SE)), and Research and Innovation (AD(R&I)), 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
  • Design and Creative Arts
    • Creative Arts
    • Design School
  • Loughborough Business 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 leadership teams

School Deans

Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical and Materials Engineering

Professor Chris Rielly
Until 31/07/2025

Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering

Professor Malcolm Cook
Until 31/07/2028

Design and Creative Arts

Professor Cees de Bont
Until 31/07/2025

Loughborough Business School

Professor Jan Godsell
Until 31/07/2026

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 31/07/2028

Social Sciences and Humanities

Professor Elizabeth Peel
Acting Dean

School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

Professor Mark Lewis
Until 31/07/2026

Associate Deans (Education and Student Experience)

Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical and Materials Engineering 

Dr Simon Martin
31/07/2024

Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering

Dr Matt Frost
31/07/2026

Design and Creative Arts

Professor Russ Marshall
31/07/2024

Loughborough Business School

Professor Vicky Story
31/01/2024

Loughborough University London

Professor Jo Tacchi
31/08/2024

Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering

Professor James Flint
31/07/2026

Science

Dr David Sibley (Acting)
24/08/2025

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

Design and Creative Arts

Professor Craig Richardson
TBA

Loughborough Business School

Professor Crispin Coombes
31/05/2025

Loughborough University London

Professor Aidan McGarry
31st July 2024

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)

Head of Operations

Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical and Materials Engineering

Tom Carslake

Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering

Adam Crawford

Design and Creative Arts

Manish Maisuria

Loughborough Business School

Jane McCormack

Loughborough University London

Deborah Bowen

Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering

Simon Fawcett

Sciences

Norma King

Social Sciences and Humanities

Indie Nagra

Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

Ruth Casey

Heads of Department

School of Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical & Materials Engineering

Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering

Professor Lisa Jackson
31st July 2026

Chemical Engineering

Dr Andy Stapley
31st July 2025

Materials

Professor Steven Kenny
31st July 2026

School of Science

Computer Science

Dr John R. Woodward
22nd January 2026

Chemistry

Professor Paul Kelly
31st July 2025

Mathematical Sciences

Dr Brian Winn
31st August 2026

Department of Mathematics Education

Dr Ian Jones
31st August 2026

Physics

Dr Alexander Balanov
31st August 2024