Mrs Melanie Fowler

Associate Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director of Marketing and Communications

Melanie joined De Montfort University (DMU) in 2011, and was appointed Executive Director of Marketing and Communications in 2015 having previously worked as Director of Student Recruitment. 

She is responsible for reputation management; brand and creative strategy; student recruitment; communications; web and digital; and market insight. She is passionate about a highly creative and evidence-based approach to marketing and communications, with especial interest in digital innovation.

Prior to joining DMU, Melanie held a variety of marketing roles at the Universities of Leeds and Northampton. She was awarded a BSc (Hons) in Psychology and MA Philosophy from the University of Leeds, and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketers.

Mel was also appointed Associate Chief Operating Officer in December 2016.

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