Dr Hughes is the Deputy Dean of Cardiff School of Management.
He joined the University in October 2001 as a Senior Lecturer following 8 years workings as a Computing and Information Systems lecturer at Ystrad Mynach College during which time he obtained a PGCE qualification.
As a Research Associate Cardiff University, he worked on a research project sponsored by the Department of Transport’s Road Research Laboratory (TRRL).
He has both a BSc degree and a PhD degree from the University of Wales.
Dr Hughes served as Head of Department from 2006 – 2012 with responsibility for the strategic deployment of staff resource and line management of staff in the Computing and Language/Cultural Studies areas.
Within this role he led all Validation and Periodic Review Events for the department.
He has had responsibility for the strategic and operational aspects of learning and teaching in the School since 2012 including staff recruitment and workload.
He is an experienced Examination Board Chair regularly chairing Examination Boards at home and overseas, and has chaired Validation and Periodic Review events across the university.
Dr Hughes has served for many years as Chair of the University’s Regulations and Academic Handbook Committee and has been responsible for overseeing the introduction and implementation of a number of key Regulations. He has also previously chaired Cardiff Met’s Academic Quality and Standards Committee.