Dr Melanie Gibbs

melanie-gibbsMelanie Gibbs’ industrial roles, predominantly with Rexam plc, and as a management consultant, have covered most aspects of manufacturing management including development, technical, quality, “comms”, training, production and sales. She particularly enjoyed her time leading process improvement and “Lean” because she hates waste, whether that be of physical resources, time, effort or talents.

She has also held a number of non-executive roles in the public sector, most recently as Chair of South Gloucestershire Primary Care Trust and Vice-Chair of Gloucestershire Police Authority.

Melanie is a Chartered Physicist with a BSc in Chemical Physics and PhD in Mechanical Engineering from University of Bristol. She recently fulfilled a childhood ambition to train as a teacher and now teaches Science and Mathematics at an Islamic secondary school in Gloucester.

Melanie is a member of the University's Audit Committee.