Catering and Academy Manager Gloucestershire College
Responsible for managing courses ranging from Schools Links for 14-16 year olds to Foundation degree over 4 campuses in Gloucestershire, running 3 commercial restaurant operations offering a fine dining experience in a teaching and learning environment, and running the colleges £1m in-house catering provision, GC Catering Services across 7 campuses.
30 years teaching catering and hospitality in a number of FE and HE institutions in the UK and Hong Kong. Industry experience includes contract catering and head chef at Britains first theme park. Experience as an external moderator/examiner with BTEC and AQA/C&G and consultancy with Hong ong Tourist Association
Fellow of the Institute of Learning FIfL Fellow of Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality FCTH Fellow of the Institute of Hospitality FIoH Register of Diploma Holders (ACCA) Cert Dip AF
Doctor Hood is the Director of International Partnerships in the Lord Ashcroft International Business School at Anglia Ruskin University and a visiting academic at the Postgraduate Institute of Management, Sri Jayewardenepura University (Sri Lanka). She is a member of the Education Committee of the Association of Business Executives. Past experience includes project for the British Council, working in the National Health Service (UK) and United Nations.
Director of Quality and Curriculum at London Hotel School
Director of Edgehill Business School
Background in law and finance. Actively involved in developing international academic partnerships in Europe and Asia. Current research interests are focussed on the impact of private sector competition on UK universities.
Qualifications Manager at the Chartered Management Institute, responsible for the quality assurance and management of the CMI product portfolio of UK regulated qualifications.
Professor Kevin Hannam
Associate Dean (Research and Head of Department of Tourism, Hospitality and Events at the University of Sunderland
Qualifications include: BAHons and Phd. Fellow of Royal Geographical Society. Recent research projects include ESF Demographic Change and publications include:
Hannam, K. and Diekmann, A. 2010. Tourism and India. London: Routledge.
Hannam, K. and Knox, D. 2010. Understanding Tourism: A critical introduction. London: Sage.
Hannam, K. and Diekmann, A. (eds.) 2010. Beyond Backpacker Tourism: Experiences and Mobilities. Channel View.
Dr. Duncan Tyler
Subject Leader of Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure at London South Bank University.
Qualifications include PhD, M.soc.Sc, BSc (Hons). Dr Tyler is an expert in policy analysis, destination planning, urban tourism and regeneration. He has over 20 years consultancy experience in the tourism field including town planning, business planning and feasibility studies and strategic policy studies. He has published on issues including tourism policy analysis, ecotourism, the role of tourism trade groups, urban tourism management and tourism in London.
Qualifications include: PhD (2007) Realities, Networks and Tourism Policy in England (1997-2001) School of Planning, Oxford Brookes University.
M.SocSc (1984) Urban and Regional Studies (specialised in Leisure and Tourism) Centre for Urban and Regional Studies, University of Birmingham.
BSc (Hons) (1982) Environmental Sciences (major in Environmental Policy Studies) University of East Anglia.
Fellow of Organisation of Tourism and Hospitality, Fellow of Confederation for Tourism and Hospitality. Member of Tourism Society, Member of The Chartered Institute of Marketing, Member of Association of Tourism Teachers and Trainers.
Advisory Posts include: Member of Curriculum Development Group for 14-19 year Diploma in Tourism and Travel. Working Party on the Assessment of Good Practice in Writing Tourism Strategies for the Association of District Councils 1997. Policy Advisor to the Local Government Association on Tourism and Regeneration 2001.