Dr. Paul Lloyd, Academic Director
After graduating from Leeds University with a BA in Communication Arts and Public Media, Paul worked for a time as a manager within the National Health Service before retraining as a teacher in adult education, teaching a range of social studies subjects. He gained his MA in Education from Southampton University and taught on adult and further education teacher training courses before becoming a course leader for several years, developing an interest in leadership development.
He has also worked with a national youth organisation in the development and delivery of a youth leadership development programme and has taught many regional trainers to continue the development of the initiative.
Developing out of his interests in leadership and his work in Higher Education, Paul took charge of two large student unions as Chief Executive and was involved with the management of both welfare and business operations and lead the transition of both organisations to registered charities. He has continued his interest in leadership development through work with the elected student union officers and his doctoral research. His doctorate from Leeds University, examined the training and development of student union leaders.
He is currently researching Communities of Practice within a coaching environment.