Prof Fiona Lettice, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research & Innovation) Prof Fiona Lettice, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research & Innovation)


In 2017, Professor Fiona Lettice was appointed the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research & Innovation) and is responsible for developing and communicating the vision and strategy for all research and innovation activity across the University of East Anglia. Overseeing the University’s strategy and submission for REF 2020/21, Prof Lettice is also accountable for the research conducted through the University’s formal research partnerships.

A Professor of Innovation Management in the Norwich Business School, Prof Lettice research spans all business sectors. In particular, the sectors such as automotive, law and Higher Education have featured more strongly in her research and prior to her academic career, Prof Lettice worked in industry as a project manager for Centrica and a change consultant on a major project in design and engineering for BMW/Rover.

Her areas of research interest and expertise are:

  • Innovation management and new product development including disruptive, green, open, social and responsible innovation
  • Diversity management
  • Buyer-supplier relationships
  • Social media and branding.

A Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA), Prof Lettice is also a non-Executive Director (Research and Innovation) for Clever Together, a Board Member for TechEast and co-organiser for SyncNorwich.

Further details can be found in her profile.

PA to the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research & Innovation)

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