Professor Cillian Ryan is Pro Vice-Chancellor International and is responsible for the ‘Connecting Globally’ theme of the University’s strategic plan, including responsibility for the University’s international partnerships around the world, international student recruitment, the international student experience, and the internationalisation of the UK student experience. Cillian also leads on a number of special projects at the University including responsibility for elite and community sports provision at NTU.
As a member of the University Executive Team, Cillian works with the Deans and relevant Heads of Professional Services to drive the strategic direction of the Schools within the College and oversee the management of the academic provision and research activities.
Cillian works with colleagues in the NTU Global Team to develop international strategic initiatives and activity, particularly in relation to the Connecting Globally theme of the University’s strategic plan, and frequently travels overseas with a view to further developing relationships with the University’s strategic overseas partners.
Cillian is a Director of the Nottingham Legal Advice Centre and a member of the board of the Economics Network, He has served in a variety of capacities the Higher Education Academy, the British Council, the European Jean Monnet Network, OCR (A-level Exam Board) National Higher Education Consultative Group and the Royal Economics Society (including running the UK Royal Economics Society Easter School from 1992–2001).