Qualifications and memberships

Academic studies

PhD in Creative Writing, University of Exeter, thesis consists of a novel and a long essay on literary theory and criticism concerning the novel of ideas

PhD in Management Studies, University of Liverpool, thesis on institutionalization of corporate governance

Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, with Distinction, London Metropolitan University

London Business School: Studied strategy dynamics

MBA, with Distinction, University of Warwick. Dissertation on marketing strategy for business news and information products

MA in English, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Teaching assistant for undergraduate composition and drama; AB with High Honors and Distinction in English, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, elected member of Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Kappa Phi national honor societies

Professional associations

Editorial board member: Corporate Governance: An International Review (Wiley: from 2019); Philosophy of Management (Springer: from 2020); Management Decision (Emerald: 2011-19)

Fellow, Higher Education Academy (from 2009)

Member, British Academy of Management (2008-21), conference track co-chair (2017-19); Academy of Management (2012-19)

Fellow, Chartered Management Institute (from 2015)

Member, Society of Authors (from 2020), and convenor of the SoA Dorset local group