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Maria Kukhareva

Maria Kukhareva




University of Bedfordshire

Job Title

Head of People Development


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Areas of Expertise

JLDHE Submission | Research Funding Application | Communities of Practice


Dr Maria Kukhareva is Head of People Development at the University of Bedfordshire; resilience expert, mentor and coach. With 20 years in the UK Higher Education sector, Maria has worked in a variety of roles across the professional, academic and research roles. Her current areas of interest are gender equity and alternative leadership models, including part-time leadership and embodied leadership for peak performance. Maria is a Senior Fellow of Advance HE Academy and Aurora Advisory Board member. 

Last modified: 12/05/2023

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