Staff Profiles: Events Management

Clair Greenaway

Clair Greenaway

Course Leader for Events Management and Events and Tourism Management

Marketing, Events and Hospitality

As a cultural events manager I’ve had the privilege of working with many amazing performers and in a wealth of fabulous settings. Bringing an event to life is challenging and rewarding in equal measure – there’s nothing like it!

John Hepworth

John Hepworth

Academic Course Leader [HRM] and Senior Lecturer

Business and Enterprise Management

I am a senior lecturer, covering HR/Leadership-related topics.

Penny Adshead

Penny Adshead

Course Leader in HR and CIPD, Senior Lecturer in HRM and Senior Tutor

Business and Enterprise Management

Prior to working in academia, I held corporate roles in line management and people development within the leisure industry and also spent time as a self-employed L&D consultant working with local businesses in the Midlands and South West.

Sam Copland

Sam Copland

Lecturer in Marketing

Marketing, Events and Hospitality

With an industry career that spans 20 years, I love storytelling in all forms (except musicals), and believe that great storytelling is at the heart of any brilliant marketing department.

John Humphreys

John Humphreys

Senior Lecturer in Leisure and Tourism Management

Marketing, Events and Hospitality

My passion is for the international aspects of leisure, tourism and business, and my focus is on helping you to make the most of the opportunities available to you through, and beyond, the University of Gloucestershire.

Dr. Alan Marvell

Dr. Alan Marvell

Senior Lecturer in Events Management

Marketing, Events and Hospitality

As a Senior Lecturer with experience in events and tourism I enjoy researching and teaching about an industry that is constantly evolving, providing new challenges and opportunities.

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Paul Matthews

Academic Course Leader - UG Business / Senior Lecturer in Strategy

Business and Enterprise Management

With 30 years of international business experience in the hospitality, entertainment, travel and education sectors, I am an experienced enterprise educator.

Rayelle Pentland-Smith

Rayelle Pentland-Smith

Senior Lecturer in Marketing and Business Strategy

Business and Enterprise Management

My career in marketing and international business has taken me to amazing places and provided challenges and opportunities I barely imagined when I was young. My challenge now is to share that passion for business with those I teach.

Dr. Hong Shi

Dr. Hong Shi

Senior Lecturer in International Hospitality Management

Marketing, Events and Hospitality

Taking module leader’s responsibilities facing challenges and developing programmes of study to enable all students to reach the highest standards of personal achievement.

Dr. Philippa Ward

Dr. Philippa Ward

Reader in Services Marketing

Marketing, Events and Hospitality

With over 25 years of retail and academic experience, Philippa’s research centres on the effects of the in-store environment on customers, de-shopping, and retail theatre. Philippa is a Head of the Marketing and Retail Analysis Research Centre – where research on issues including consumer behaviour and services marketing is located.