Director of Strategic Planning, Staffordshire University
Simone is currently Director of Academic and Strategic Planning at Staffordshire University. Following an early career as an academic researcher, Simone has held senior leadership positions in universities for the past 12 years, covering university governance, planning, research management, academic services and student support. She has led a number of university initiatives to empower and develop female academic and professional services staff, and to broaden participation on boards. She has acted as Secretary to University’s Boards and Councils, and has acted as Deputy Chair of a shared HE service.