Nathan Johnson SFHEA

Nathan Johnson

Medical and Dental Sciences
Head of HEFi Digital (College of Medical & Dental Sciences)

Contact details

Higher Education Futures Institute (HEFi)
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

I am the Head of HEFi Digital for the College of Medical and Dental Sciences. My work focuses on the development and support of teaching material across the College and the institution.

I have a particular interest in the development and understanding of multimedia within teaching and learning as well as accessible and inclusive teaching and learning. I am a Senior Fellow of the HEA.


  • ILM Coaching and Mentoring (2019): University of Birmingham
  • BA Animation (2007): University of Wolverhampton


I have been working in Higher Education for 12 years having graduated from the University of Wolverhampton with a BA Animation. I have worked in digital marketing and communications as well as web development both of which I bring to my role. I am a qualified coach working for the University's Coaching Academy.

I run a podcast about digital education called the "Beyond Digital Education Podcast" with like minded professionals. You can see the latest episodes on Soundcloud.

You can find out more on my professional LinkedIn profile.