Lecturer in Management, BNC

Senior Fellow in Entrepreneurship, Saïd Business School


BA (Yale, 1989)

PhD (Cambridge, 1997)

MBA (London, 2000)

Academic Background and Previous Positions

Administration, Teaching & Research for undergraduate, postgraduate and executive education in:
- Leadership and the Humanities
- Entrepreneurship, strategy and organisational behaviour
- Management and leadership of heritage and cultural institutions

Director of Saïd Business School programmes on “Engaging with the Humanities” and Art@Saïd

Previous positions:
- 2008 – 2016: Lecturer in Management at LMH and Exeter Colleges
- 2006 – 2008: Director, Emerging Leaders Programme, London Business School
- 2002 – 2006: Principal Lecturer, European Business School, Regent’s College, London
- 2003 – 2008: Lecturer in English, Birkbeck College, University of London
- 1996 – 2000: working with entrepreneurial ventures in New York and London
- 1994 – 1996: Lecturer in English, New York University
- 1990 – 1994: teaching (English and History) for various colleges, Cambridge University

Undergraduate Teaching Areas

- General Management
- Strategic Management
- Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Graduate Teaching Areas

MBA (full time and executive)
- Leadership, Strategy, Entrepreneurship
- Leadership and the Humanities
- Advanced papers in Heritage, The English Country House, etc.

Research Interests

- Leadership and the Humanities
- Museum Leadership
- Industrial Heritage, esp maritime
- Entrepreneurship and Islam
- Women’s Entrepreneurship

Recent Publications

- (2018) Museum Leaders Report, for National Museum Directors’ Council
- (2015) Museum Tickets Feasibility Project, report for Nesta Digital R&D Fund for the Arts
- (2011) Entrepreneurial Leadership: what is it and how should it be taught? International Review of Entrepreneurship, 9(3) (with M.A. Roomi)
- (2010) Behind the Veil: Women's Capacity Building and Enterprise Development in Pakistan. International Journal of Gender and Entrepreneurship, 2 (2), 150-172 (with M. A. Roomi)


- Contributor to Oxford Cultural Leaders Programme
One of a number of leadership development programmes for cultural professionals from the arts and heritage sectors
- Frideswide Voices and Foundation, Oxford, Founding Trustee
Girls’ choir creating opportunities for girls, especially from disadvantaged backgrounds, to pursue musical education and performance
- Oxford Bach Soloists, Oxford, Trustee
Early-music ensemble, also engaged in musical collaborations to promote literacy and social inclusion
- Turtle Key Arts, London, Trustee
Theatrical production company for disabled artists


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