Professor James Miller

JamesMillerDVCCalC12Deputy Vice Chancellor Strategy, Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU)

Professor James Miller has been Deputy Vice Chancellor (DVC) of Glasgow Caledonian University since August 2015.

As Deputy Vice-Chancellor Strategy, Professor James Miller is executive lead for the delivery of the University’s Digital and External Relations strategies. He also has responsibility for Strategy and Planning, including leadership of the Shaping 2020 programme of strategic projects.

Professor Miller began his career in 1986 as a Clinical Nurse in the Western General Hospital in Edinburgh after graduating from North Lothian College of Nursing and Midwifery. He became Quality Facilitator and Deputy Director of Nursing for West Lothian Healthcare NHS Trust in 1992 and remained there until 2001, by which time he had become Divisional General Manager. He was Divisional General Manager of South Glasgow University Hospitals NHS Trust from 2001 to 2005, when he became Chief Executive of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. He was appointed Director of the Open University in Scotland in 2010.

Professor Miller gained an MBA from Napier University in 1998 and a PhD from Edinburgh University in 2004. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine and has been a Visiting Lecturer at four Scottish universities, teaching on undergraduate and Masters programmes in nursing, healthcare management and clinical leadership. He has published in peer-reviewed national and international journals on a range of clinical and management issues in healthcare and is a regular reviewer for a number of national and international healthcare journals.