Richard Blackwell

Professional Development

Management Committee and Governing Council Trustee, Society for Research into Higher Education- leading learned society for HE in the UK 2002-10. Editorial board of policy journal Higher Education Quarterly from 2008.

Fellow, Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). Taught personnel specialists from 1985 to 1990 and set up a full time CIPD accredited, postgraduate course.

Action Learning Set. A decade plus commitment to reflection and action in a cross sector group.

Fellow, Higher Education Academy- body responsible for professional standards in UK HE.

PhD by published works. Based on 19 publications on higher education.

Leadership, management and interpersonal skills training courses, coaching and mentoring, including the ‘Top Management Programme’ of the Leadership Foundation in HE for aspirant Vice-Chancellors in 2010-11.