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Public Policy|Southampton Strategy Board Members

Public Policy|Southampton Strategy Board Members offer strategic guidance, depth and networking potential inside the University of Southampton as well as within government, the civil service and civil society.

Professor S Mark Spearing

Professor S Mark Spearing

Professor Mark Spearing is Vice President, Research and Enterprise, at the University of Southampton. He has also served as President and Vice-Chancellor (interim) of the University of Southampton (Mar-Sept 2019).

Professor Jane Falkingham

Professor Jane Falkingham

Professor Jane Falkingham is Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Southampton; Professor of Demography and International Social Policy and Director of ESRC Centre for Population Change.

Professor Rachel Mills

Professor Rachel Mills

Professor Rachel Mills is Dean of the Faculty of Environmental and Life Sciences and Chair of the Univeristy Environment and Sustainability Steering Group, as well as the UEB Sustainability Champion.

Dame Judith Macgregor

Dame Judith Macgregor

Dame Judith Macgregor was British High Commissioner to South Africa from September 2013 until March 2017 when she retired from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

Professor John Denham

Professor John Denham

Professor John Denham is the Director of the Centre for English Identity and Politics. He also served as Labour MP for Southampton Itchen and later as a Minister for 10 years in the 1997-2010 Government.

Professor Alex Neil

Professor Alex Neil

Professor Alex Neill is the Vice-President (Education) and a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Southampton.

Professor Guy M Poppy

Professor Guy M Poppy

Professor Guy M Poppy is a Professor of Ecology in Biological Sciences at the University of Southampton, and the former Chief Scientific Adviser to the Food Standards Agency (UK Govt).

Professor George S Attard

Professor George S Attard

Professor George S Attard is Professor of Chemical Sciences in Chemistry at the University, and has recently played a leading role in developing the Universities Strategy for Interdisciplinary Research.

Professor AbuBakr Bahaj

Professor AbuBakr Bahaj

Professor AbuBakr Bahaj (FICE, FIET, FRSA, MInstP, CPhys) is a Professor of Sustainable Energy at the University of Southampton. He leads the 55 strong Energy and Climate Change Divison at UoS.

Professor Mark Hanson

Professor Mark Hanson

Professor Mark Hanson is BHF Professor of Cardiovascular Science within the Faculty of Medicine at UoS, and ex-President of the International Society for the Developmental Origins of Health and Disease.

Professor Nicky Marsh

Professor Nicky Marsh

Professor Nicky Marsh is a Professor of English at the University of Southampton and the Associate Dean for Research and Enterprise. 

Dr Lorna Colquhoun

Dr Lorna Colquhoun

Dr Lorna Colquhoun is Director of Research and Innovation Services at University of Southampton.

Meet the Operational Team

Gareth Giles, Head of Public Policy|Southampton, Yaryna Basystyuk, Capacity and Communications Manager and Thea Kouraki, Policy Officer ensure the smooth delivery of the Unit's strategic goals.

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