Developments in HE Policy: Reflections on the Emerging Landscape

  • Lee Jones Leeds Beckett University
  • Barbara Colledge Leeds Beckett University

Author Biographies

Lee Jones, Leeds Beckett University

Lee Jones, Associate Director – Collaborative Provision, Leeds Beckett University

Lee Jones is the Associate Director of Collaborative Provision. Prior to joining Leeds Beckett University, Lee worked for seven years at the University of Northampton in a number of roles including Head of Quality and Academic Partnerships. Lee is currently supporting UK Quality Strategy Network (QSN) as Deputy Chair.

Barbara Colledge, Leeds Beckett University

Barbara Colledge, Dean of Quality, Leeds Beckett University

With a commercial background in the construction industry as a Chartered Surveyor, Barbara’s early academic career was in surveying, civil engineering and the built environment, specialising in construction law, alternative dispute resolution, partnering and sustainable communities. She was recognised by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors with a Teaching Fellowship award, and has contributed to city-regional development in a range of roles in environment, international business, and digital and creative technologies activities. She has served as a Director on the Board of the former Yorkshire Humber Metropolitan Area Network, (YHMAN Ltd.), delivering infrastructure services for the region and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Directors. 

Barbara has progressed in her career in senior academic leadership roles and is an experienced higher education quality practitioner and external examiner.  Barbara has undertaken professional body accreditations, subject reviews for Higher Education Funding Councils for England and Wales, Institutional Audit for the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) and is a QAA Higher Education Reviewer. Her contribution was recognised by the Higher Education Academy for work as a teaching grant reviewer.

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