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Sue Cox

The remit of the Board of External Advisors of Cork University Business School is to offer the Dean and the School independent external advice and actively support delivery of the School’s Mission and Strategy. 

Sue Cox

Professor Sue Cox OBE
Professor of Safety & Reliability and Dean Emeritus (LUMS)

Professor Sue Cox was Dean of Lancaster University Management School (2001-15) and remains actively involved with the School as Dean Emeritus. Under her leadership, the School was one of the few to achieve the accreditation ‘hat trick’ of EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA.

She led a significant expansion of the School both nationally and internationally. Prior to joining LUMS, she was Professor of Safety & Risk Management and Director of Loughborough Business School.

Sue was awarded the OBE for services to social science in 2010. Amongst her academic recognitions, she is a Fellow of the British Academy of Management, of the Academy of Social Sciences and an Honorary Member of the EFMD. She has served as its Vice President (Academic).

She is also a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Business Schools and of the Chartered Management Institute. Sue served as a member of the Strategic Research Board of the Economic & Social Science Research Council (2003-07) and has acted as Chair for various of its grant awarding panels. She is currently an External Member of Sellafield Nuclear Site License Committee, a member of the Advisory Boards of several international business schools.

Her research is based in the major hazard sector (high reliability organisations) and in the behavioural, organisational and cultural issues in safety leadership, management and performance. She has published widely.