Professor Dobree has extensive knowledge, expertise and experience of leadership within higher education gained over a period of 25 years.
She has held a range of senior posts including Dean of Faculty and, for 13 years until July 2017, was Deputy Vice-Chancellor at Anglia Ruskin University. Lesley’s successful academic career was built on her early professional experience of working as a nurse and midwife – and later in a range of senior management roles in London teaching hospital NHS Trusts.
She has now set up her own company Dialogue for Success, which provides executive coaching and consultancy services. Lesley was a participant on the programme in 2012 and has been a supporter of the programme ever since.