Director of Strategy Development
BA (Hons), PGCE
David Price is Director of Strategy Development, with responsibility for managing Cardiff Metropolitan University's strategic planning and associated processes.
Born in Denmark and raised in Sarawak, Fiji and Australia, David completed his school education in Somerset before reading History at the University of Sheffield. After completing a PGCE at the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, he taught at secondary schools in Somerset and East Sussex.
Before joining Cardiff Metropolitan University in 1999, David's career in higher education encompassed working for two UK Funding Councils on policy issues associated with both research and teaching, in the process contributing to the national reviews of library provision, performance indicators and research assessment. He has subsequently held planning-related posts at three UK universities.
On being appointed Director of Strategy Development at Cardiff Metropolitan University, David's mandate was to create and implement a full range of integrated corporate planning processes and mechanisms to supersede a limited number of ad hoc and disparate planning activities. As a member of the Vice-Chancellor's Board his role also includes representing the Vice-Chancellor at home and abroad, project management and key review processes.