01 - East of England
06 - South East England
Rebecca is regional co-ordinator for the South-East and Eastern regions of England and an honorary associate, Oxford Learning Institute, University of Oxford. She has been interim Director of Programmes for the Leadership Foundation (LF) and has also undertaken a number of projects for the LF.
Rebecca has particular interests in equality and diversity issues and in academic leadership. Her first degree is in English Literature. She has an MBA from the Open University, is a chartered fellow of the CIPD, and is qualified in the use of the personality preference tools Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and Team Management Profile for individual and team development. She was a member of the Leadership Foundation working group on succession management, which in 2006 published guides and case studies, and in 2011 wrote updates of this work as part of a Small Development Project.
Since taking up the regional co-ordinator role she has organised free regional events and tried to keep in touch with as many colleagues as possible in the region.] Rebecca also works as a freelance consultant for clients within the higher education and charitable sectors. More information about Rebecca and her work can be found at www.learning-for-good.co.uk
Professor Shearer West's Stimulus Paper, titled 'Humanities Research Leadership in Europe' examines the challenges facing the humanities amid 'turbulent' economic conditions.
Bob Thackwray, director of membership is to retire at the end of 2013.