David Mackintosh was appointed PVC / Dean of the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing in 2017. He held various roles at Kingston prior to this, including: Deputy Vice Chancellor 2009-17 (Acting Vice chancellor 2010), Dean Of Science 2004-09 and Head of School of Life Sciences 2002-04.)
He took his first degree in biochemistry at the University of Kent, and then a doctorate in diabetic kidney disease at Guy's Hospital Medical School, post-doctoral research and then a lectureship at Charing Cross Medical School followed before joining Kingston.
David's interests range across most aspects of the student lifecycle. He has been responsible for, planning, portfolio development, quality assurance and enhancement, home and international student recruitment and student support.
He has been active in a number of research areas but a recent focus has seen publications on pancreatic cancer and potential treatments and pancreatic islet beta cell survival and proliferation
As a member of the University's Senior Leadership Team and Pro Vice-Chancellor and Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Computing and the Environment, David has both Faculty and University leadership roles:
David's external work has included: