Strategy Group

The Rights Lab Strategy Group meets four times per year to:

  1. Review and advise on the research programme for the Rights Lab Beacon of Excellence.
  2. Ensure the size and shape of the Rights Lab Beacon of Excellence is appropriate to deliver this research programme.
  3. Respond to advice from the External Advisory Board.
  4. Monitor the implementation of the Rights Lab Beacon of Excellence.
  5. Review the progress and performance (both financial and non-financial) of the Rights Lab Beacon of Excellence and recommend mitigating actions as necessary.
  6. Approve quarterly and annual progress reports to the University’s Research Programme Governance Board. 


Strategy Group
TBA - Chair, APVC Faculty of Social Sciences
Todd Landman - PVC Faculty of Social Sciences, Rights Lab Executive Director
Zoe Trodd - Rights Lab Director
Lola Young - Honorary Rights Lab Professor of Antislavery Policy and Business
Kristina Michaelides - Rights Lab Senior Operations and Research Funding Manager
Jessica Corner - PVC Research and Knowledge Exchange
Pip Peakman - Director Research and Innovation
Lisa Carroll - Commercial Director, Finance and Infrastructure
Dave Lewis - Faculty Operations Director, Faculty of Social Sciences
Paula Gurteen - Head of Research and Knowledge Exchange, Social Sciences Faculty (CAS), Faculty of Social Sciences
Sophie Berckhan - Research Strategy Manager
Duncan Blackeby - Faculty Finance Manager, Social Sciences
Minh Dang - Rights Lab Research Fellow and Lead in Survivor Wellbeing and Scholarship
David Tilly - International Business Lawyer and Member of the University of Nottingham Council 





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