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The GENOVATE Advisory Board

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The GENOVATE Advisory Board consists of senior, high-level representatives  from across the different disciplines in the Higher Education sector from both the University of Bradford and other external organisations.  The Advisory Board is provided with regular updates regarding the progress of the GENOVATE project at Bradford.  However, the main purpose of the Advisory Board is to use the expertise and influence of the board members to ensure that the GENOVATE project maintains a high profile within the Higher Education sector.  The Advisory Board also highlight and facilitate strategic opportunities to promote further the aims and objectives of the GENOVATE project.

Quorum Rules

There shall be a quorum when 50% of the members of the board (or their alternate) are present.  In the absence of a quorum, no formal resolution may be passed, but informal recommendations for decisions may be made to be considered and ratified following agreement from Advisory Board Members.

Board Membership

Name Position
Prof Shirley Congdon - Chair Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic)
Prof Uduak Archibong [MBE]- Deputy Chair Professor of Diversity, GENOVATE International Director, CfID, Faculty of Health Studies
Internal Members  
Prof Roger Parkin Pro Vice Chancellor, Research Knowledge Transfer Support
Dr Pam Bagley Dean, Faculty of Health Studies
Prof Martin Priest Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Informatics
Prof Alison Blenkinsopp Professor of the Practice of Pharmacy, Faculty of Life Sciences
Prof Nelarine Cornelius Professor of Human Resource Management and organisation Studies
Kathy Hobbs Equality and Diversity Manager, Equality and Diversity Unit
 Dr Victoria Lavis  Lecturer in Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences
 Tamsin Holt  Head of Research Support, Research and Knowledge Transfer Support
Gary McFarlane Head of Operational Human Resources, Human Resource
External Members  
Prof Charlita Shelton President, University of the Rockies, USA
Prof Laura Serrant Professor of Community and Public Health, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust
Lee Gale Co-Founder, TransBareAll
In Attendance [UNIBRAD GENOVATE Team]  
Prof Nazira Karodia Professor of Science Education, University of Wolverhampton
Prof Crina Oltean-Dumbrava Professor in Sustainable Built Environment, Faculty of Engineering and Informatics
Prof Peter Hopkinson Professor of Innovation and Environmental Strategy, Faculty in Management
Dr Nayyara Tabassum Research Fellow, GENOVATE, CfID, Faculty of Health Studies
Jeremy Bulmer Human Resources Business Partner, Human Resources
Board Administrator  
Julie Smith Administrator, GENOVATE, CfID, Faculty of Health Studies