Professor Sue Cox OBE
Faculty Dean, Trustee, Member of Steering and Advisory Committee
Management School OfficeThe Management School
Other affiliations: International Centre for Research in Accounting, Gulf One Lancaster Centre for Economic Research
Safety and risk management, behavioural safety, organisational learning and change management within high reliability organisations.
Sue Cox has been Dean of Lancaster University Management School since 2001. Prior to that she was Professor of Safety and Risk Management and Director of Loughborough Business School. She has a background in industry in agricultural product development and is a graduate from the University of Nottingham for both her undergraduate and higher degrees.
Under her leadership, the School has been one of a select few to achieve the accreditation ‘hat trick’ of EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA, and 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. As well as serving as member of the Strategic Research Board of the Economic & Social Science Research Council (2003-7), she also 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 is a keen football fan, and a lifelong supporter of Stoke City FC.
Dean, Lancaster University Management School
BSc in Chemistry & Psychology, MPhil in Applied Psychology
- Reliability, safety and risk management
Cox, S J. 2007 In: Encyclopedia of Statistics in Quality and Reliability. Wiley InterScience
- The impact of a business school on regional economic development: a case study
Cox, S J. & Taylor, J. 2006 In: Local Economy. 21, 2, p. 117-135. 19 p.
- Trust relations in high-reliability organisations
Cox, S J., Jones, B M. & Collinson, D L. 2006 In: Risk Analysis. 26, 5, p. 1123-1138. 16 p.