Health and Life Sciences Staff

Meet our senior management team and find out more about staff in each of our Schools of study.


The College of Health and Life Sciences has over 250 academic teaching and research members, and over 70 staff in technical, administrative, and support roles.

Professor Anthony Hilton

“Whether this is your first contact with Aston as an undergraduate student seeking access to a profession in medicine, healthcare or the life sciences; a graduate student looking to advance your practice; or excellent research with impact, you’ve come to the right place. All of my colleagues in the College of Health and Life Sciences are passionate about what they do, and committed to advancing and sharing knowledge in a way that benefits our students, collaborators, our region and wider society.” 

Professor Anthony Hilton

50th Anniversary Professor of Applied Microbiology, 
PVC and Executive Dean, College of Health and Life Sciences.

Key roles in the College

Professor Anthony HiltonPVC and Executive Dean
Professor Liz MooresDeputy Dean Internal
Professor Chris LangleyDeputy Dean External 
Dr Alan GoddardAssociate Dean Education, Quality Assurance
Dr Duane MellorAssociate Dean Education, Quality Enhancement
Bhavisha KonerAssociate Dean International
Professor Anna HineAssociate Dean Knowledge Exchange & Impact
Dr Stuart GreenhillAssociate Dean Portfolio and Planning
Dr Rachel ShawAssociate Dean Postgraduate and Non-standard Programmes
Professor Roslyn BillAssociate Dean Research
Professor Helen CameronHead of Aston Medical School
Professor Andrew DevittHead of the School of Biosciences
Professor James WolffsohnHead of the School of Optometry
Dr Joe Bush Head of the Pharmacy School
Professor Richard TunneyHead of the School of Psychology
Professor James WolffsohnHead of the Department of Audiology
Dr Olivia HuntAthena Swan Lead
Trevor KnightDirector of Operations
Dr Liz BridgesDirector of Organisational Change
Natalie Taylor/Michelle MayFinance Partner
Sarah Carey/Debbie WalkerHR Partners
Lynne CheshireMarketing Manager
Jiteen AhmedHead of Technical Services

Schools teams