Professor Donna Whitehead

Donna is the Deputy Vice-Chancellor of London Metropolitan University. Within this role, Donna leads the University’s academic activities, working closely with Vice-Chancellor, Professor Lynn Dobbs, to ensure London Met achieves and delivers on its new strategic plan.

Prior to joining London Met, Donna was Pro Vice-Chancellor and Executive Dean of the Faculty of Business and Law at the University of the West of England. Within this role led a large Faculty and had institutional responsibility for enterprise. Prior to this, her roles included Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Business and Society at the University of South Wales; Head of School of Law, Accounting and Finance at the University of South Wales; and Principal Lecturer and Team Leader within the Law School at the University of Sunderland.

Qualified to practise law in England, Wales and New York, Donna’s background is in legal and financial services. She is passionate about widening access and driving the creation of an inclusive learning and working environment for everyone within the university.

A portrait photograph of Professor Donna Whitehead

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