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Executive team

Staff profile

Professor Ray Lloyd

Deputy Vice-Chancellor

Tel: +44 (0) 113 283 7104




  • Professor of Human Performance
  • PhD Sport and Exercise Sciences
  • MSc Sport and Exercise Sciences
  • PGCE
  • BSc Mathematics

Areas of expe​​rtise

  • Human Load Carriage
  • Biomechanical and Physiological consequences of strength training
  • Development of Speed, Power and Strength
  • Coaching elite performers
  • Learning and Teaching in HE

Summary of executive position

Professor Lloyd is responsible for the strategic development and delivery of the academic and research portfolio, the delivery of a distinctive student experience for Leeds Trinity University students and for quality enhancement and standards.


Higher Education

  • 1999-2000 Senior Lecturer Exercise Physiology, University of Sunderland
  • 2000-2002 Senior Lecturer Course Leader Sport and Exercise Science, Leeds Metropolitan University
  • 2002-2005 Principal Lecturer Biomechanics and Quality Assurance, Leeds Metropolitan University
  • 2005-2009 Division Leader Sport and Exercise, Abertay University
  • 2009-2013 Dean School of Social and Health Sciences, Abertay University
  • 2013 -  Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Leeds Trinity University


  • Track and Field – various national coaching responsibilities, culminating in Director of Coaching responsibility for Botswana Amateur Athletics Association (1990 – 1995)
  • Strength and Conditioning: consultancy work in Premier League football, First Class Cricket, Lawn Tennis Association academies,Professional Squash and Motor Racing.
  • Sports Science Support: Football, Cricket, Tennis, Squash, Motor Racing, Track and Field, Trekking 

School Teaching

  • 1985 – 1995 – various positions as teacher of secondary mathematics and PE in the UK  and in Botswana