Beverley Gibbs, Chief Academic Officer at NMITE, is an experienced higher education professional with achievements as a practicing engineer and as a leader in higher education. After 20 years experience in engineering and commercial roles in production, research, mining and consulting sectors, Beverley transitioned to academia as an engineering educator. In this capacity she has worked at UCL, the University of Sheffield and now NMITE.
Beverley’s interests in community development and social change were crystallised in her PhD research into how citizens express their voice in relation to renewable energy developments in communities. She has maintained a commitment to participation throughout her work as an educational leader, and is passionate about the fundamental importance of the arts to learning, living and growth.