Philip Martin

Personal statement

Formerly Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic) at Sheffield Hallam University and prior to that at De Montfort University, Professor Martin has held senior positions at Royal Holloway (where he was Director of the English Subject Centre, the national centre for the teaching of English), and the University of Gloucestershire.

He has also held posts at the universities of Winchester and Exeter. A member of HEFCE’s Teaching, Quality and the Student Experience Committee from 2011 until 2015, Philip has been a committee or steering group member of a number of higher education national level committees and management groups. In 2014 he was a member of the English sub-panel for the REF 2014 (the national research assessment exercise) and also served in the same role for RAE 2008.

He now works as a higher educational consultant, and he is the designer and Director of the Higher Education Academy’s Executive Development Programme, a ten month programme of support and development for senior roles in the leadership of learning and teaching in HE.

An established scholar and writer, Philip has published widely in the field of literary studies, and he is the joint founder of a successful learned society, The British Association for Romantic Studies.

He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

Committee memberships

  • Audit committee
  • Nominations
  • Remunerations

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