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Professor John Latham

Prof. John Latham

 
 
Professor John Latham

Vice-Chancellor
+44 (0) 24 7765 8212
John.Latham@coventry.ac.uk

 

Personal Assistant: Mrs Barinder Johal-Skalski
+44 (0) 24 7765 8212
Barinder.Johal-Skalski@coventry.ac.uk

 

Secretary/Administrator: Nicky Frowen
+44 (0) 24 7765 8305
Nicky.Frowen@coventry.ac.uk


John leads delivery of the University’s strategic objectives, as agreed by the Board of Governors. John is a double graduate of the University and has a background in information technology and telecommunications. He has held high-profile roles at regional, national and European levels promoting innovation, technology and economic development. He previously worked for private sector organisations including JHP Group, Jaguar Cars and BT. He chairs the University Alliance mission group and is a board member of Innovate UK and the Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership. John is a committee member of HEFCE, and an advisory board member of the National Growth Board, the Design Council and Universities UK. He is Extraordinary Professor in the area of enterprise and entrepreneurship at Stellenbosch University, South Africa.