Professor Nora Colton appointed Director of UCL Global Business School for Health
3 December 2020
The UCL Faculty of Population Health Sciences has appointed Professor Nora Colton to the post of Inaugural Director of UCL’s Global Business School for Health.
Based at UCL East, the Global Business School for Health (GBSH) will train a new generation of leaders for a vital, complex sector, improving people’s health and the efficiency and quality of healthcare for all.
Its underlying goal is to support improvements in the quality of healthcare decision-making at clinical, operational, strategic and policy levels – inspired by the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goal to achieve universal health coverage worldwide, with effective, quality and affordable health services.
Professor Colton has significant senior leadership experience, most recently as UCL’s Pro-Vice-Provost for Postgraduate Education and as Joint Director of Education at the Institute of Ophthalmology and Moorfields Eye Hospital. She has an academic background as a development economist, and prior to joining UCL was Dean of the Royal Docks Business School and Deputy Vice-Chancellor at the University of East London.