My background includes work based learning both in HE where I led an MA in Developing Professional Practice and in FE/Adult Learning where I worked on apprenticeships including Leadership and Management and Busines Studies.

I have also taught on a range of Management and Business modules for both undergraduates and MBA students.

For 6 years I was Academic Co-ordinator for all the Masters projects in Strathclyde University Department of Management teaching research methods and taking 500 Masters projects a year through to examination.

In industry I have worked in the private, public and voluntary sector in a range of roles including as a Project Manager, Regional Training Manager and Quality Manager.  I led a number of change initiatives.

Module leader for HPRO6003 Project Leadership and HPRO6001 Dissertation/Project Case Study.

Qualifications and memberships


MSc in Information Management

Diploma in Training Management


Fellow of the HEA

Member of the Association for Project Management, the British Academy of Management and The Institute of Leadership & Management

Academic and research interests

Project Management


Management of change

Inter-organisational working including collaborations, networks, alliances. partnership and joint ventures

Work based learning including apprenticeships

Reflective practice

Research methodology and methods