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John Lakin

John Lakin

With: Leadership Foundation

Role: Key associate

John is a highly experienced consultant in leadership, management and governance in higher education and has worked for most of the national agencies and many universities in the UK and internationally. Before becoming an independent consultant he was a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers and led its education consulting practice.

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It’s all about the people

With workforce issues among the key themes of the Diamond efficiency agenda, John Lakin looks at some of the challenges that keep vice-chancellors awake at night.

Projects fit for purpose: delivering more with less in the public sector

A recent report has investigated what makes successful project management in the public sector. John Lakin, one of the researchers for the report, comments on the lessons for higher education.