Christina Slade is senior academic leader with experience and networks in the UK, Australia, Europe, the US and Mexico. She speaks French and Spanish, with limited Dutch and Arabic. With expertise in higher education, media regulation, international and UK cultural and creative industries and digital futures, Christina brings strategic change management experience supported by strong analytic skills.

She has worked with Boards and senior executive teams on strategic directions, digital futures and government relations. She mobilises her networks across continents to develop effective partnerships. 

Academic Qualifications

Emeritus Professor Bath Spa University 2017-

Adjunct Professor University of New South Wales

Doctor of Philosophy, Australian National University, 1982

Bachelor of Arts (1st class honours), Australian National University, 1975

Diploma of Education, University of New England, 1986


French, Spanish, some Dutch and Arabic


Fondación Carolina award Spanish Government, 2005

Harkness Fellowship, New York University, 1996-7

Rector’s Award, Universidad IberoAmericana, 1998

Vice Chancellor’s Prize, University of Canberra, 1993

Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan, Somerville College, Oxford, 1996-7 

National Undergraduate Scholarship, Australian National University

Papers, videos, books           

6 books: 3 monographs, 1 jointly authored text, 2 edited books

Over 70 papers in international refereed journals, in three languages

20 refereed chapters, 6 videos, 30 keynote addresses,100 conference papers


Total external grants over $Au5,000,000