University of Derby appoints new pro vice-chancellor dean

Professor Kamil Omoteso

The University of Derby has appointed a new pro vice-chancellor dean for the College of Business, Law and Social Sciences.

Professor Kamil Omoteso joins Derby from Coventry University, where he was head of school for economics, finance and accounting. Prior to this, he held positions at Lagos State University in Nigeria, and later moved to De Montfort University, where he was instrumental in driving the University’s growth and partnerships in the West African region.

He said: “The University of Derby has been on an upward trajectory for some years and I’m delighted to have the opportunity to contribute to its growing profile and reputation. I believe I’m joining a team of visionary people who are committed to a set of core values that resonate with my personal philosophies.

“It is a rare privilege to take on this role and I’m determined to make a difference to our student learning experience and employability, as well creating a conducive environment for our staff to thrive.”