I joined UWE in November 2013 as Professor of Leadership and Management and became Director of Bristol Leadership Centre in 2014. Prior to UWE I worked at the University of Exeter, spending over 10 years at the Centre for Leadership Studies and two years at the School of Education. Previous jobs have included software development and research psychologist. My academic background is in Leadership Studies and Organisational Psychology. I teach and supervise students on a range of undergraduate, postgraduate, executive and doctoral programmes. My research interests include distributed leadership, leadership in higher education, cross-cultural perspectives on leadership and identity processes in leadership development. I am Associate Editor of the journal Leadership (Sage), Fellow of the Lancaster Leadership Centre and Research Advisor to the Singapore Civil Service College.
PhD Leadership Studies, University of Exeter, 2010
MA Industrial Psychology, University of Liverpool, 1994
BSc Psychology, University of Manchester, 1992
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Distributed/shared leadership, Leadership in Higher Education, Cross-cultural leadership, Leadership development evaluation, Systems leadership