Professor Claire Ozanne

Deputy Provost, Strategic Development (Academic)

Professor Claire Ozanne took up her post as Deputy Provost in May 2010. Her responsibilities include developments that shape and underpin the portfolio, opportunities to deliver programmes in new locations, curriculum development, and the development of collaborative partnerships.

Claire gained her DPhil from Oxford in 1991 and is an insect ecologist whose work focuses on habitats influenced by human activities, particularly temperate and tropical forest canopies. She is a founding member of the steering group of the Global Canopy Programme and has led international projects in Australia, Nigeria, Ethiopia and Guyana. Between 2010 and 2014 Professor Ozanne managed a group of academic departments at the University across their portfolio of activities and prior to her appointment as Deputy Provost, was Assistant Dean (Learning & Teaching) and Head of Biological & Health Sciences.

Professor Ozanne is a QAA Reviewer, a Principal Fellow of the HEA and Professor of Ecology.