With ten years teaching experience, I am Head of Subject within a large UK University. I am a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and specialise in teaching business, management and marketing. My academic background is focused on management within the leisure and service sectors, and my PhD is within Tourism.
I am an award-winning lecturer, with a passion for teaching and a flair for inspiring and motivating students. I have published a number of academic books, chapters and journal articles.
Prior to entering academia I gained experience in the public, private and voluntary sectors within tourism, hospitality and events management, including senior management roles with The National Trust and University of Derby as Tourism Projects Manager overseeing a range of EU funded business support projects.
I have also worked as a freelance Tourism and Events Consultant working with a number of high profile clients across the UK. I am a member of the Tourism Management Institute, The Institute for Travel and Tourism and The Tourism Society.
Availability: Evenings, Weekends, Occasional weekdays may be possible.
Willing to travel: 10 miles
Experience: I have 12 years experience of teaching in Higher Education and Further Education students progressing to further study. I teach general business, management and marketing, though my subject expertise is around the management of tourism, events and hospitality businesses, together with the broader service sector and retail. I also teach Research Methods, Academic and Study Skills and supervise Dissertations. Since becoming a tutor I have taught A-Level Business and A-Level Economics and my students have achieved excellent results.Contact this Tutor
I have gained experience developing businesses in the tourism, events and ICT sectors. I am a Trustee of the Carpet Museum in Kidderminster and a member of the Elvaston Castle Project Development Board.
I have presented my research at international conferences and I have published widely in both journals and books, being the editor and author of several books and book chapters.