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Personal profile


I am a lecturer in the Events Management, Hospitality and Tourism Subject Group of the UWS Busines School. Fomer Programme Leader of the BA (Hons) Events Management, my current areas of interest inlcude Event Planning and Development, Risk Management and Safety at Events, Designing Event Experiences and The Future of Events

Current research activities

Current research activities include both the use of Scenario Planning in Strategic Event Planning and a seperate study area involving Event Management Education Pedagogy. A paper on the former was prsented at the 2016 AEME Conference at the University of Derby

Desired research direction

My desired research direction inlcudes completing a follow up paper, to be presented at the University of Cardiff who are hosting the 2017 AEME conference, investigating the extent to which scenario planning is actually used in the events industry within the UK. A further paper, possibly to be presented at the 2017 Teaching and Learning Conference at UWS, will investigate effective use of  non-traditional learning methods in Events Mnagement education.

Target collaborative companies

Target Collborative Companies include. DF Concerts, Unique Events and Underdog Events

Target collaborative organisations

Target Collborative Organisations include; EventScotland, VisitScotland, Glasgow Marketing Bureau.

Other areas of expertise available for knowledge exchange

Other areas of knowledge available for knowledge exchange inlcude, Event Risk Management, Event Planning and Development, Designing Event Experiences and Event Impact Analysis.

External positions

External Examiner, University of Cumbria

1 Aug 201331 Jul 2017


  • GV Recreation Leisure
  • Events
  • Design
  • Experiences
  • Scenario
  • Planning
  • Risk
  • Impact
  • Event

Activities 2016 2016

  • 1 Consultancy

AgriScot 2016 Visitor Satisfaction Survey

Daniel Turner (Consultant), Thomas Garrett (Consultant), Stephen Edenborough (Consultant)
Dec 2016

Activity: Consultancy