Lisa Mooney Pro Vice-Chancellor, Research and Knowledge Exchange | University of East London (UEL)
Lisa has worked in Higher Education for over 25 years where she has worked at the interface between interdisciplinary scholarship and business. She has a background in fine art and critical theory, but is best known for her work on the study of collaborative research practices and interdisciplinary research methodology. She is actively involved in both national and international networks concerned to raise the impact and profile of the arts and humanities, and regularly writes on the shifts and changes brought about by collaborative research practices in academia and industry. Lisa is also an active Board Director of the New Art Exchange, the first Gallery in the UK set up to support and develop Black and Asian contemporary visual artists. She is also a Director on the Board of Threshold Studios, supporting the development of arts and digital media in the UK and abroad.