Associate Dean (International) at the School of Computing, Media and the Arts at Teesside University. His first degree is in Applied Mathematics from Dundee University which led to a PhD in Computational Fluid Dynamics at Teesside University, working with a global company designing and installing power stations. Gordon is an avid learner and studied for an MBA part-time to help develop a strategic view of higher education. His current teaching covers modules in Mathematics, Information Security and Cybercrime, Computer and Mobile Technologies, and Network Architecture.