Professor Sir David Greenaway

Sir David Greenaway served as Vice‑Chancellor of the University of Nottingham for almost a decade until 2017, having previously been a Pro-Vice-Chancellor.

A Professor of Economics, Sir David was the founding Director of the Leverhulme Centre for Research on Globalisation and Economic Policy. His research interests are in trade and labour market adjustment, cross-border investment, and international trade policy. He has acted as an advisor to the World Bank, European Commission and United Nations.

Sir David's contributions to public policy include Chair of the Armed Forces Pay Review Body, various NHS Board appointments, and major reviews for Government, including of uninsured driving, and more recently the way in which doctors are trained in the four countries of the UK.

Sir David received a Knighthood for services to Higher Education and contributions to public policy in 2014 and received the Malaysian public honour of Dato' in 2017. He was awarded an Honorary Citizenship of Ningbo China in 2012, became an Honorary Freeman of the City of Nottingham in 2017. He holds Honorary Doctorates from Glasgow Caledonian University, Liverpool John Moores University, University of Liverpool, University of Nottingham, and University of Western Ontario.

Among Sir David's current appointments are: Member of the Council of the University of Cambridge; Member of the Council of the National Institute of Economics and Social Research; Chair of the Nottingham Education Improvement Board, and Deputy Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire.

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