New Board members for CUBO
31 January 2020
CUBO has appointed two new Board directors to guide strategic development and strengthen research and conferencing activity.
Sue Pimblett is Senior Marketing & Communications Manager, Facilities Directorate, University of Leeds. She will work initially with Chair Elect Jo Hardman (Lancaster University) on CUBO's research activities. 2020 will see a second phase of research into the campus experience, another accommodation occupancy report in conjunction with JLL, and a review of the annual CUBO benchmarking.
Phil Scott is Head of Commercial Services at Manchester Metropolitan University. Phil will work with Vice Chair Kirsty Woodward (University of Leicester) on the CUBO summer and winter conferences. The 2020 summer conference has the theme IMPACT and takes place at Queen’s University Belfast from 10-12 June. Planning for 2020 winter conference (Loughborough University) gets underway later in February and conference bids for 2021 onwards are currently being reviewed.
CUBO Chair Gillian Almond (Royal Holloway, University of London) says: “We are delighted to welcome Sue and Phil to the Board. They bring a unique range of skills and experiences that will further support the Board in raising the profile of CUBO and the fantastic work of all its members”