Fiona Bannon (PhD) is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Performance and Cultural Industries, University of Leeds, UK where she teaches courses in research methods, performance, choreography and collaborative practice. Fiona is the current Chair of DanceHE, the representative body for dance in higher education in the UK. As the Chair of World Dance Alliance-Europe she is a member of the Global Executive of World Dance Alliance. Her career spans time working as a Dance Animateur in the UK and Australia, and Head of the School of Arts, University of Hull. Recent publications include a monograph entitled, Considering Ethics in Dance, Theatre and Performance.