Sue Cox is Dean of Lancaster University Management School and Professor of Safety and Risk Management. After graduating in chemistry and psychology, she worked in the chemical/pharmaceutical industry as a development manager before completing her MPhil in applied psychology.
She moved to the Northwest (from Loughborough) in 2001 to take up her position as Dean and has become involved in a number of economic improvement projects within the region.
Working closely with industry Sue has worked to support the management of safety within high reliability organisations worldwide. More recently, Sue’s research has focused on organisational learning and the management of change in relation to safety within the nuclear sector.