Staff Profiles

Mr Stan Windsor

BSc (Hons), MSc, AFHE

Lecturer / Employability and Vocational Qualification Lead

Department of Sport and Health Sciences

Faculty of Health and Life Sciences


After graduating from the Sport & Exercise Science course at Oxford Brookes in 2013, Stan set up his own personal training technology company. As a result of working on this project for a period of 5 years, he gained a deep understanding of the fitness industry at all levels and is now using that knowledge to help develop and inform his teaching and research. Currently as well as teaching across all year groups within the three-degree programs available Stan is leading research within EU-funded, technology-based exercise interventions for pediatric oncology. Stan is also the CEO of a university start-up (HandHeld Health) that aims to deliver technology-enabled interventions to people living with long-term and chronic conditions. 


As well as the teaching and personal research portfolio Stan is also the vocational and employability lead for the department, mapping vocational personal training and coaching qualifications across all degree areas. He uses his personal and professional links the industry to actively promote strong employability opportunities for graduates and undergraduates. 

Stan also actively contributes to the wider research and public engagement of the university. Stan is currently the departmental lead for Public Engagement with Research as well as being a member of the faculty innovation team. Stan is a member of the health aging network, children and young people network, and the university artificial intelligence and data network.