Graham Spickett-Jones has been appointed executive director of the University of Notre Dame’s London Global Gateway. He will serve the university’s faculty and students, and support the broader community of alumni, parents and partners by facilitating programs that help promote understanding, advance knowledge and address issues to serve the common good within a global context. Spickett-Jones will assist the academic director’s efforts to create new research collaborations, partnerships and academic initiatives at the London Global Gateway.
He has a uniquely diverse background, serving in various roles in both commercial and academic institutions, including several leading research-intensive U.K. universities. Most recently, Spickett-Jones served as international director for the School of Business and Management at Queen Mary University of London.
Besides teaching courses in marketing, he was also heavily involved with research. Spickett-Jones has been published in well-ranked international academic journals and in professional trade journals. He has contributed chapters for textbooks and supported industry partners with thought leadership and consultant work.
Located in the heart of the Westminster near Trafalgar Square, the London Global Gateway is in close proximity to many foreign embassies, government offices, academic institutes and charitable organizations. The London Global Gateway is part of Notre Dame International’s global network, which includes five Global Gateways in Beijing, Dublin, Jerusalem, London and Rome; and six Global Centers in Hong Kong, Mexico City, Mumbai, Santiago, São Paulo and Kylemore Abbey (western Ireland).