Dr Heather Clay is Deputy Dean at Middlesex University Business School. Heather's first degree was an LLB from London University and this was followed by an MA in Higher and Professional Education from the Institute of Education. She subsequently completed a DProf in Higher Education Management which focussed on the globalisation of higher education and off-shore delivery of UK education. Heather is currently responsible for the development of academic provision within the Business School and developing new collaborative links in the UK and overseas. She has been involved in the setting up of new campuses in overseas locations and the subsequent development from a UK perspective. Her research interest is in managing across borders and how we empower staff to work in an international context. Heather is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.