Dr Colin Campbell is currently employed as Director of Strategic Planning at Newcastle University. He is responsible for developing and implementing the University's strategy by working across academic faculties and professional service areas. Colin has a particular interest in the use of technology to support education, research and engagement - which includes everything from management information, learner analytics, digital innovation and technology-enhanced learning. With a PhD in Geography, Colin has an interest in the use of data to understand global challenges - and previously worked at the University of St Andrews where he led a large government-sponsored data project to understand trends in social housing. Colin also worked at the University of Stirling where he managed a number of education initiatives, including the development of innovative skills-based undergraduate degree programmes with college and industry partners.