Paul Marshall took up the appointment of Chief Executive of the Association of
Business Schools in January 2012. He is the head of the Association’s Executive
Team and is responsible for the management of all Association activity including
policy development, executive training, government liaison and stakeholder relations.
Paul speaks at national and international conferences on a diverse range of themes reflecting Association’s mission to set the agenda for business and management education. Recent publications include ‘New Approaches to Widening Participation in a VUCA world’, ‘Reforming the Academy: How Can UK Universities Adapt to the New Policy Environment’, ‘Meeting the challenge of heightened expectations: how universities can enhance the student experience’ and ‘Competition or partnership: could private providers solve UK higher education’s supply and demand problem?’ (Research Fortnight, January 2011).
A graduate of the University of Sussex, Paul began his career as Assistant Planning Officer at the same university in 1997 before moving to the position of Assistant to the Senior Management Group in 2001. He was appointed as the first Executive Director of the 1994 Group of Universities in January 2006.
Paul is currently a member of the BIS Business Schools Taskforce and the Board of EQUAL. Between 2009 and 2010 he Chaired the national Creative and Media Diploma Development Partnership Higher Education Advisory Group and was a member of the Research Concordat Strategy and Executive Groups (2009-11); the Browne Review Advisory Forum (2009-10); and the Department for Children, Schools and Families 14-19 Higher Education Progression Board (2007-10).
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