Professor Brent Davies, Cert Ed, BA, MSc, MPhil, PhD
Dr Brent Davies is Professor Emeritus at the University of Hull (UK), Professorial Fellow at the University of Melbourne (Australia), Special Professor at the University of Nottingham (UK) and a Faculty Member of the Centre on Educational Governance at the University of Southern California (USA). He is an Associate Director of the Specialist Schools and Academies Trust (UK).
Brent spent the first ten years of his career working as a teacher in South London. He then moved into higher education and now works exclusively on leadership and management development programmes for senior and middle managers in schools. He moved into Higher Education and was Head of Educational Leadership at Crewe+Alsager College of HE. He was Director of the International MBA in School Leadership at Leeds Metropolitan University. He then took up a post at the University of Lincolnshire and Humberside to establish the first Chair in Educational Leadership and create the International Educational Leadership Centre in Lincoln. He moved to the University of Hull in 2000 to establish the International Leadership Centre. In 2004 he transferred within the University to become a research professor in leadership development at the Hull University Business School. In 2011 he became Professor Emeritus at the University of Hull.