Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Science and Technology, The University of Northampton

John has responsibility for resource management, the student experience, educational partnerships and performance management.  Originally from the Aberdeen area, and a graduate of the University of Aberdeen and London Guildhall University, John has a background in Quaternary Geology and has research interests in long-term climate change, sea level change and the geology of radon.

Having begun his career at St Mary’s University College in Twickenham in 1989, John joined the (now) University of Northampton in 1993 as subject leader for Earth Science before becoming Associate Dean in 2004 and Deputy Dean in 2010.  John is an active STEM Ambassador and has championed the role of the University in providing enrichment activities for schools for many years.