Prof. Haslam then worked at the University of Chester as the institution’s Senior Pro-Vice-Chancellor. This wide-ranging role involved: business planning and performance management; oversight of the undergraduate and postgraduate student experience; managing the University’s seven academic faculties with a population of over 20,000 students; UK and international marketing and admissions; student support services; academic quality and standards; a Learning and Teaching Institute; and a Centre for Foundation Studies. In addition, Prof. Haslam was also the Executive Dean of the University’s Faculty of Medicine and Life Sciences with oversight of the academic Departments of Sports and Exercise Sciences, Biological Sciences, Clinical Sciences and Nutrition, an international Food Sciences Research Centre, and the Chester School of Medicine. Prof. Haslam had responsibility for managing an overall budget exceeding €85m and a staff team of some 700 individuals.
Prof. Haslam has been trained as a UK Government Teaching Excellence Institutional Assessor and is currently an Independent Governor at the Royal Northern College of Music, UK.