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David Greenaway (economist)

Sir David Greenaway DL (born 20 March 1952) is a British economist. He is professor of economics and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nottingham, having succeeded Sir Colin Campbell on 1 October 2008.[1]

Education and Career

From 2004 to 2008 he was a University Pro-Vice-Chancellor, having previously held this position between 1994 and 2001.[2] He was also Dean of the Faculty of Law and Social Sciences between 1991 and 1994. Professor Greenaway's current public duties include the following:[2]

  • Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire
  • Chairman of the Armed Forces Pay Review Body from 2004 until 2010, and a Member since 1998, which advises the Prime Minister and Secretary of State for Defence annually on the pay and conditions of the UK Armed Forces
  • Member of the Senior Salaries Review Body from 2004 until 2010, which advises the Prime Minister on the remuneration of the senior civil service, judiciary and senior military
  • Member of the UK Government’s Asia Task Force
  • Chair of the Shape of Training review for the General Medical Council, published in 2013.[3]

Greenaway was knighted in the 2014 Birthday Honours for services to higher education.[4][5]

He also provides advice to a range of Government Departments, which has included a report on Uninsured Driving in the UK for the previous Labour government Secretary of State for Transport [6] Greenaway is also the director of the Leverhulme Centre for Research on Globalisation and Economic Policy, which he helped establish in 1998.


  1. ^ University of Nottingham Press Release: Professor David Greenaway to succeed Sir Colin Campbell as Vice-Chancellor
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  4. ^ The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 60895. p. b2. 14 June 2014.
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External links

  • School of Economics
  • About the Vice-Chancellor, The University of Nottingham
Academic offices
Preceded by
Colin Campbell (academic)
Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nottingham
Took up appointment on 1 October 2008
Succeeded by
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