Professor Janey Henderson

Professor Janey Henderson is our Deputy Academic Director and is passionate about the student learning experience. She joined the Essex Online team in 2019, bringing with her more than 20 years’ experience holding senior strategic academic leadership positions across several universities.

Janey has served on several key national committees an dis the current Chair of Heads of University of Biosciences. She’s a Chartered Biologist, Chartered Science Teacher and External Examiner. She has also supervised 16 doctoral research degree students to successful completion.

Janey has won a Vice Chancellor’s University Teaching Excellence Award for innovative teaching and assessment methods, providing an enhanced student learning experience. She has also been recognised as a Principal Fellow of Advance HE, further demonstrating her commitment to excellent learning and teaching.