Professor Cathy Gormley-Heenan

Ulster University

Professor Cathy Gormley-Heenan is the University Provost at Ulster University, playing a major role in institution-wide strategic leadership and planning, including shaping institutional strategies and priorities and communicating the strategies and priorities to internal and external stakeholders. She has worked in Higher Education for 26 years, with previous roles including Deputy-Vice-Chancellor, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research and Impact) and Research Institute Director. By background, she is a Professor of Politics with research interests in political elites, peace processes, the politics of divided societies, public policy and governance.