Dr Stephen Ellis
Stephen is an ex Business School Dean (Regents University London – 2018-2021). He led a faculty of around 70 academics catering for over 1,500 students. Previously he has worked at the University of Chichester, and the University of Bedfordshire. He is now working on a range of consultancy assignment inside and outside of the educational sphere. He is also an associate editor of the Journal of Management Development.
Stephen holds a PhD which was subsequently published as a book ‘Knowledge-Based Working’ (2005), in Organisational Development and an MBA from Henley Management College. His specialist areas are HR and Organisational performance in which he developed both an academic and practical expertise during his employment with global Financial Services giant HSBC from 1999-2010. Steve worked in management development and then as a senior HR business partner and was able to work in over 10 different countries, developing an appreciation of working across diverse cultures.
Steve is a prestigious Principal Fellow in Higher Education and he is also a CMI chartered manager which reflects his joint areas of expertise.
He has published four textbooks on subjects ranging from Organisational Behaviour, Flexible Working, Knowledge Management and most recently, (2021), edited a new textbook on the impact of COVID 19 on teaching and learning in HE. His current research interests are around improving the engagement of students using technology and developing more blended approaches to learning stimulated by the pandemic of 2020/1.