Prof Anne Sinnott

Professor Anne Sinnott is Deputy President of Dublin City University and also Vice-President for Equality Diversity and Inclusion. Prior to this appointment, she was a two-term Executive Dean of DCU Business School, having previously held the roles of Deputy Dean, Director of International Development, Associate Dean for Teaching & Learning and Head of the Marketing Group during her time in DCU.

Professor Sinnott has previously worked in both market research and in secondary level education. She is an IRCA Certified Internal Quality Auditor and a member of the Marketing Institute of Ireland. Since leading DCU Business School to AACSB accreditation in 2015, she has been an AACSB volunteer serving on Peer Review Panels and a mentor to a number of international business schools. Anne is a member of the AACSB Continuous Review Committee and its European Advisory Panel. She is the Aurora Champion in DCU and sits on the University’s Women in Leadership Steering Group. She is a board member of YERUN (Young European Research Universities Network) and serves on the Industry Advisory Boards of NEOMA Business School, Reims, Rouen and Paris and UWE, Bristol.

Anne is committed to the education of women. Her current interests include women in leadership and business education for women in Saudi Arabia.

Professor Sinnott holds a PhD and MBA from NUI, Galway and a BA and Higher Diploma in Education from University College Dublin. Recent research projects have included the marketization of higher education and the development of a customer-centric approach to policing.

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