Newcastle University London

Staff Profiles

Anne Coxhead

Faculty Head of Strategic Projects



I have over 20 years' experience of University operations, leadership and management, change development, strategy implementation and effective cross and inter-University collaborations. With particular expertise and experience in marketing and student recruitment, my role has developed over recent years to focus on strategic projects and operations leadership and management, with a focus on cross-University engagement and development.

Roles and Responsibilities

As Head of Strategic Projects for the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, my main current focus is working with the  Co-Heads of School X on the set-up, vision and operationalisation of the new interdisciplinary School X at Newcastle University. 


A graduate of Durham University (History), with a postgraduate qualification in Marketing.  I also have an Institute of Learning and Management Coaching qualification (level 5), plus a completion of a wide range of CPD management and leadership courses, including project management.

Previous Positions

2019-2021 Head of Newcastle University London (Operations), heading up for all professional support and Pathway provision, working in partnership with the Academic Group Head. Responsible for developing and strengthening the links and relationships between Newcastle University London, Newcastle University Business School and relevant Newcastle University Professional Services. Worked as a  lead member of the strategic team on the teach out and closedown project for the London campus, which ceased operations on 30 September 2021. 

March-Sept 2019 - seconded to Newcastle University Business School to provide senior management support for a major Professional Services restructure implementation

A range of senior University positions relating to projects, operations, change and development, marketing, schools liaison, student recruitment, branding, and corporate marketing.


Chartered Institute of Marketing

Higher Education Liaison Officers' Association (previously held roles of UK Vice Chair, and NE & Yorkshire Group Chair). Currently Primary Contact for Newcastle University

UK Universities Marketing Forum

CASE (Council for Advancement and Support of Education)

HEERA (Higher Education External Relations Association)