Pro-vice-chancellor Research & Former Professor of Politics & Executive Dean, School of Languages and Social Sciences, Aston University
Simon Green is Professor of Politics and Co-Director of the Aston Centre for Europe (ACE) at Aston University, Birmingham. He specialises in European politics, focusing on immigration, integration and citizenship policy, as well as on German political structures and party politics. He is the co-author (together with Dan Hough and Alister Miskimmon) of a major new student textbook on Germany, ‘The Politics of the New Germany’, the second edition of which was published in 2011.
Alongside his academic interests, Professor Green is active in British-German relations, and from 2006-10 served as Co-chair of UK-German Connection, a joint initiative of the UK and German governments to strengthen school and youth links.
Life Peer & Former Chairman of Marks and Spencer
Chair, Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) Council
MD, Brompton Bicycles Ltd
Chief Corporate Officer, ScottishPower
Independent Life Peer & Consultant
Assembly Member and Cabinet Secretary for Education, Welsh Government