New Commercial Director appointed

March 14th, 2019

Dr Lisa Carroll will join the University of Nottingham as its new Commercial Director on Monday 15 April 2019 to lead the strategic development of the University’s commercial activities.

Reporting to Chief Financial Officer Margaret Monckton, Lisa will be responsible for growing income to support the University’s teaching and research priorities, as well as reforming its purchasing and procurement processes to become easier for staff to use in securing materials and equipment.

Chief Financial Officer Margaret Monckton said: “I am delighted to welcome Lisa to Nottingham where she will take up a critical role at a critical time. While our University finances are in a good position, it is important to continue to grow our commercial activity to generate new funds to invest in our staff, our students, our teaching and our research.”

Dr Carroll said: “I am very pleased to be joining such a prestigious institution as its Commercial Director and look forward to working with colleagues across the University to secure new income streams to support its teaching and research. I also look forward to ensuring that purchasing and procurement at the University becomes easier and supports colleagues in achieving their aims.”

Lisa is currently Vice President of Materials Technology at Crown Holdings, a $11bn global manufacturing company, where she has shaped its strategy for global Research & Development. She was previously Group Director for Innovation & Technology at Rexam, a global company with 8,000 employees in 23 countries. Lisa has a PhD in Materials Science from the University of Oxford.

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