Module Leader

Students on the MA Creative Events Management will benefit from Paul’s first-hand knowledge of the management of hospitality events, catering operations and the role of food in events gathered through early career roles as a chef and in restaurant and boutique hotel management.

Following this extensive operational experience in events management, Paul moved into an academic career within the hospitality, tourism and events management sectors sharing his passion and know-how of both practical and theoretical events practice. 

Four of Paul's career highlights

  • Being awarded a Distinction for his MA Learning and Teaching in Vocational Subjects
  • His master’s thesis was titled ‘Incorporating Experiential Learning Principles into E-learning Programmes within a Vocational Education Setting’
  • Lecturing on events management all over the world including Jamaica, Maldives, Mauritius, Ireland and Hong Kong; working with different cultures was excellent preparation for his role on this programme
  • Bringing his knowledge of project management and catering operations to a charity initiative working with rural farming communities in South Africa.


A little advice?

The events industry can be an incredible facilitator for positive change and events impact upon individuals, organisations and society as a whole in truly profound ways. Equally, the sector can have an incredible impact upon the natural environment and as advanced practitioners we should all recognise the importance of a thoughtful and sustainable approach to every facet of event design.