Professor John Wilson – Former Pro Vice-Chancellor for the Faculty of Business and Law at Northumbria University, now retired.
Professor Wilson joined from Newcastle University Business School where he was the Director since November 2012. With an academic record as a world-class researcher his appointment further enhanced Northumbria’s growing reputation for research strengths. Previous roles have included Professor of Strategy and Director of Programmes, University of Liverpool Management School (2008-2012), and Director of Research and Professor of International Business, University of Central Lancashire (2004-2008).
Professor Wilson is a regular invited speaker at major conferences, and a member of numerous learned societies. He has facilitated and led significant change in his previous roles, working through consultation and engagement; recent successes have included the triple accreditation (AMBA; EQUIA; AACSB), and improvements in research reflected in an improved outcome in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework.