Lesley-Jane Eales-Reynolds is the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education) at Kingston University.
Lesley-Jane Eales-Reynolds was appointed Pro Vice-Chancellor (Education) in July 2012 and was promoted to Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education) in August 2014.
Previously, she was the director of Learning, Teaching and Pedagogic Research at the University of Westminster; director of Portsmouth Institute of Medicine, Health and Social Care (PIMHS) at the University of Plymouth and deputy head of Learning & Teaching (SBMS) at the University of Surrey.
After a first degree in microbiology at the University of Wales, she went on to do a PhD in Immunology at the University of Bath and worked as a research fellow at St Mary's Hospital Medical School and the Max Plank Institute, Germany.
Lesley-Jane's academic interests include critical thinking and authentic assessment. A professor of immunology and health science education since 2003, she has been part of top-rated RAE submissions since 2001. She has successfully supervised 10 PhD students in the field of inflammation and inflammatory disease.
Lesley-Jane's portfolio is wide ranging with responsibility for the implementation of every aspect of the institutional education strategy, including learning, teaching, quality assurance and enhancement, student support, academic practice and the student experience.
Lesley-Jane is also responsible for deputising for the Vice-Chancellor across a range of activities internally and externally. She also acts as a leading member of the University's senior management team and plays a key role in developing and implementing its strategy.
She has oversight of and is the senior management team lead for the following areas: