Prior to being appointed Nottingham's sixth Vice-Chancellor in October 2008, Professor Sir David Greenaway was previously a Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the University for both Research and Infrastructure, and was closely involved with the development of the Jubilee Campus and establishment of the National College of School Leadership.
A Professor of Economics, he was the founding Director of the Leverhulme Centre for Research on Globalisation and Economic Policy in the School of Economics. His research interests lie primarily in the fields of trade and labour market adjustment, cross-border investment, and international trade policy.
Sir David has also acted as a consultant to the World Bank, the European Commission and the United Nations, and was Chair of the UK Armed Forces Pay Review Body from 2004 until 2010. He is currently a Member of the Government's Asia Task Force, and its Higher Education Task Force. He is Chair of CASE Europe and a member of the National Centre for Universities and Business Leadership Council. He has also just completed a comprehensive independent review of UK postgraduate medical education and training.
He was awarded an Honorary Citizenship of Ningbo, China, in September 2012 and was appointed as Honorary Colonel of the East Midlands Universities Officers Training Corps in 2013.
Sir David received a knighthood for services to Higher Education in Her Majesty The Queen's 2014 Birthday Honours list.
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