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Dr Emily Beaumont

Associate Head of School - Quality & Student Success

I am passionate about teaching and research, particularly in the disciplines of enterprise, entrepreneurship, and employability. I focus predominantly on topics such as lifestyle entrepreneurship, lifestyle sports, and enterprise and entrepreneurship education, working collaboratively with…


Dr Emily Beaumont is an academic and academic manager at Gloucestershire Business School.

As an academic, Emily has dedicated her teaching and research to the disciplines of enterprise, entrepreneurship and employability, and the quality of her work in this area saw her voted to be President of Enterprise Educators UK (2021-2023) and awarded with Senior Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy, Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute, and Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce.

Emily combines excellence in teaching with a strong research ethos, supporting a business school that is dynamic in its offer, and flexible and reactive to the rapidly changing and evolving world of business.


  • MBA Higher Education Management University College London, 2022
  • MA Education, Plymouth University, 2013
  • PhD Philosophy of Sport and Health Sciences, University of Exeter, 2011
  • FdA Business (Management), City College Plymouth/Plymouth University, 2010
  • MSc Sociology of Sport, Loughborough University, 2007
  • BA (Hons) Sport with Music, Liverpool Hope University, 2006


  • Chartered Manager status with the Chartered Management Institute

Membership of professional bodies

  • Member of the Small Business Charter Management Board
  • Co-Chair of the Community of Interest for Research in Enterprise Education (EEUK/ISBE)
  • Director of Enterprise Educators UK (Vice Chair in 19/20, President Elect in 20/21, President in 21-23)

Teaching & Research


  • Enterprise
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Employability
  • Management
  • Leadership
  • Research Methods


  • Employability, Enterprise and Entrepreneurship
  • Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Education
  • Lifestyle Entrepreneurship
  • Lifestyle Sports


More publications from Dr Emily Beaumont can be found in the Research Repository.