Professor Sue Cox
Professor Sue Cox, Dean of Lancaster University Management School(LUMS) has been awarded the OBE for services to social science in the 2011 New Year Honours.
Sue Cox has been Dean of LUMS since 2001 and under her leadership, the School has been one of a select few to achieve the accreditation ‘hat trick’ of EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA. In the last five years she has overseen the expansion of the School both nationally and internationally, and at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
Professor Cox is regularly in demand to serve as a member of professional bodies. Amongst her other commitments, she is a Fellow of the British Academy of Management, a member of the EQUIS Awarding Body and the AACSB Initial Accreditation Committee, a member of the EFMD Board and a Companion of the Association of Business Schools and Chartered Management Institute. She is also an Academician of the Academy of Social Science.
She has recently served as a member of the Strategic Research Board of the Economic & Social Science Research Council and acts as Chair for grant awarding panels. She is also an External Member of Sellafield Nuclear Site License Committee and an Alumni Leader for Business in the Community (Northwest).
Professor Cox said: “I am very proud and honoured to be awarded the OBE, especially as it was for services to social science. The important areas of social and management science are core strengths of Lancaster University, crucial for the UK economy and something which I believe strongly that we should be promoting.”