M2M2 Academic Board Secretary
Leanne Chancellor joined the M2M2 Academic Board on its formation in early 2023 as board secretary. This position builds on her ongoing role as the Secretariat, Graduation and Governance Manager at Bishop Grosseteste University (BGU) in Lincoln, UK, and also as the Executive Assistant to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Registrar & University Secretary.
She has responsibility for the line management of the university’s Executive Assistant Team and the Graduation and Governance Officer. She is also responsible for the organisation of BGU’s Graduation Ceremonies and the administration of BGU’s University Council.
Leanne started her career in the hotel industry for Forte Hotels, working her way up from a waitress to management at only 21 years of age, and then went on to work for De Vere Hotels. In 2004, Leanne started working at BGU, which has seen her in a variety of lead administrative roles such as school placements, international and research.
As well as working full-time at BGU, Leanne has been a Clerk to the Governors for four Primary Schools in Lincolnshire, in which she still currently looks after two schools.