Chief Operating Officer
Mr Ben Browne joined De Montfort University (DMU) in January 2010 as Director of People and Organisational Development and Operations. He was appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO) in October 2013.
As COO, Ben provides oversight of the core professional services area as well as leadership and coordination across the university for strategic priorities and programmes.
Ben has held senior HR positions in further education, the National Health Service and local government. Prior to joining DMU, Ben was Director of HR and Organisational Transformation for Nottingham City Council.
He has more than 18 years senior HR management experience, which has been almost exclusively in the public sector. Ben has extensive experience in many areas of human resource management and development, including organisational development, equality and diversity and HR management.
Ben is a keen supporter of Nottingham Forest and of the West Indies cricket team.