Catherine Cassell

Executive Dean, Business at Durham University

Cathy became Executive Dean of Durham University Business School in September 2022, having previously worked at Birmingham Business School at the University of Birmingham.

Previous roles include Deputy Director of Alliance Manchester Business School and Deputy Executive Dean of Leeds University Business School. Cathy has built an esteemed track record of leadership at senior levels in Business Schools.

An internationally renowned researcher in the field of organisational psychology with a particular interest in the areas of diversity, inclusion and organisational change.

Cathy has a PhD, and an MA in Occupational Psychology, from the University of Sheffield.


  • Executive Dean, Business

    Current role

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