Gavin joined the University of Cumbria in 2019. He is the Programme Leader for the Online Project Management courses and leads on: Project Management Methodologies, Management and Control of Projects, and Leadership and Communications.

Gavin has a breadth of industry experience from large Financial Services and Telecommunications project implementations to Economic Development and Business Advisory experience in Local Government. He has also set up and run an e-Commerce business.

He has an interest in sustainability, particularly woodland / rewilding projects. Gavin is also interested in intervention / innovation programmes that tackle regional economic inequalities.

Qualifications and memberships

Master of Laws (Distinction) in e-Commerce and Telecommunications Law

Bachelor of Commerce and Administration

Bachelor of Science (Chemistry)

Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching for Higher Education


Academic and research interests

Project Management

Regional Economic Development

Rewilding and woodland projects


Jones, G. (2003) Failings in the Treatment of Electronic Signatures, Hertfordshire Law Journal 1(1), 101 - 106, UK.

Jones, G. (2004) Trusted? Third? Parties, Hertfordshire Law Journal 2(1), 62 - 66, UK.

Jones, G. and Murphy, D.F. (2024), 'The Paradox of Rewilding Projects: Exploring rewilding as projects, programs or portfolios' at University of Maryland Project Management Symposium