roles

Academic Roles

Visiting Research Fellow in Philosophy, University of Hertfordshire (2016-)

Teaching Fellow, Department of Fine Art, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, (2013-16)

Visiting Lecturer, Combined Honours, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, (2015-)

Lecturer in Philosophy, The Joseph Cowen Lifelong Learning Company (2013-)

Visiting Lecturer, Department of Fine Art, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, (2013-14)

Visiting Lecturer, Royal (Dick) Veterinary School, University of Edinburgh, (2011-2013)

Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, North East Centre for Lifelong Learning, Department of Culture, University of Sunderland, (2004-2013)

External Doctoral Examiner, University of York, (2013)

Visiting Lecturer, Department of Combined Honours, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, (2009-2012)

Lecturer in Lifelong Learning, Centre for Lifelong Learning, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, (1999-2004)

Director of Research, Applied Philosophy Trust, (1992-1994)

Associate Lecturer, The Open University, (1990-2003)

Part-time Tutor, The Workers’ Educational Association, (1982-1986)

Part-time Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, University of Durham,

Managerial and Administrative roles

Philosophy

Vice-President of the British Wittgenstein Society (2010-16).

Executive Committee Member and Secretary of the British Wittgenstein Society (2010-16).

Executive Committee Member (co-opted) of the British Society of Aesthetics (1999-2012).

Perspectives Strand Leader for Explore (2009-2013), University of Sunderland.

Academic Director of the Charles Avison Tercentenary Lectures (2009).

Award in Continuing Education Subject Leader for Philosophy & Religion, Music & Visual Art, Universities of Newcastle and Sunderland (1998-2009).

Conference Manager of the British Society of Aesthetics Annual Conference (1999-2009).

Member of the British Society of Aesthetics Conference Script Committee (1999-2009).

Treasurer of the Geoffrey Midgley Memorial Trust (1996-).

Lifelong Learning

Team Leader of the Explore Programme (2009-2013).

Engage! Project Leader (2011-2013).

Cultural Strategy Co-ordinator, North East Centre for Lifelong Learning, University of Sunderland (2004- 2103).

Conference Manager of four Conferences in Lifelong Learning (1995-1999).

Accreditation Officer/IT Strategy Manager, Centre for Continuing Education, University of Newcastle (1994-1999)

Universities Association for Continuing Education (UAce) Administrators’ Network Co-Convenor (1995-1997).

Continuing Education JISC Mail List founder and owner (1994-).

Information Technology

Analyst and Developer, Data Architects (2010-)

IT Strategy Manager, Centre for Lifelong Learning, University of Sunderland (2004-2013).

Director of Dataweb Solutions (2003-)

IT Consultant, Department of Continuing Education, University of Oxford (1999)

Community

Regional Final Judge and Panel Chair, Institute of Ideas: Debating Matters (2011-).

Parent-Director of Hotspur School Treehouse Childcare Scheme (2002-2003).

Chair of Heaton Voices Choir (2002-3, 2005-6).

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