Professor Dana Brown is the Dean of the Sprott School of Business and Professor of International Business at Carleton University in Canada. Previous to this she was the Dean of the Faculty of Business and Law and Pro Vice Chancellor for Enterprise at De Montfort University in Leicester. From 2010 she was the Director of the MBA at Oxford University’s Said Business School. Dana was a Rhodes scholar at Oxford and then went on to gain her PhD in Political Science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). She has a particular interest in social entrepreneurship and its impact on local economic development. She joins London Professional Training College as a non-executive member of the board of governors, bringing with her a wealth of experience in both industry and higher education.
Dr Thor Indridason
Dr Thor Indridason gained his doctorate from the University of Oxford and has spent the past 30 years in research, writing and teaching. He has been a lecturer at a number of British universities including Oxford University’s Said Business School and the University of West England. His interests lie in employment relations, organisational behaviour, and general management. Recent research has been in the fields of comparative employment relations; human resource management; technology and automation of work. His publications include Private Finance Initiative, Corporate Governance and Employee Attitudes. An Exploratory Case Study of an NHS Hospital and Affective and Continuance Commitment in Public Private Partnership.
Professor Gopal Mahadev
Professor Gopal Mahadev is a Consultant Surgeon, Visiting Fellow, Lecturer and Founder of the World’s first Healthcare Academy. Among his many awards and positions within his distinguished career has been that of Global Ambassador for the Desmond Tutu Foundation. He has been a visiting Professor at the School of Health at the University of Bolton and is a Member of the Royal Court of Examiners. For many years Gopal has mentored and encouraged students from widening participation backgrounds to access Medical Schools in the UK which they may not have otherwise have had the opportunity to. The British Medical Association has supported his work and he has also initiated within the Healthcare industry an apprenticeship programme which has been taken up by The Mid Cheshire NHS Trust. He began his medical training in India and then continued to Glasgow and Edinburgh and he remains very much part of the medical students education and training as a tutor and examiner while still publishing numerous books, papers and reviews on surgery, disease and management. London Professional Training College are delighted to have such an esteemed member on the board of governors, bringing his experience and expertise to the College.