Dr Opara joined London Met as Head of the School of Human Sciences on 1 October 2020.
Prior to joining London Met, Dr Opara was Head of Applied and Human Sciences at Kingston University. During her time at Kingston, she led her team to achieve excellent outcomes including delivering strong results in the National Student Survey (NSS), narrowing the degree-awarding gaps; and strengthening the links and engagement with employers which contributed to improvements in student employability, student progression and the student experience overall.
Speaking about her appointment, Dr Opara said: "I identify with the University’s vision and core values, which communicate the pride with which it views and embraces its very cosmopolitan student community, and hardworking and committed staff. I am very much looking forward to joining the University and working in partnership with colleagues and students in the School of Human Sciences."