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Dr Paul Irvine

Liverpool Business School

Faculty of Business and Law

With a Master’s in coaching and mentoring and a Doctorate in leadership development, I am well
placed to facilitate at all levels of leadership and management. Through my role in Lancaster
University Management School, I deliver leadership development which includes coaching for
senior leaders across a wide range of organisations across both the public and private sectors
within the UK as well as delivering a leadership programme for plant managers for a global glass
manufacturing group.

Having held leadership roles in a range of contexts, including executive leadership within the third
sector, I have a wealth of personal experience on which to draw, and am able to ask the challenging
questions of participants. As my current practice interfaces with a global community, I am also able
to learn from, and share widely, the experiences of others, particularly through the period of
significant change and uncertainty so many organisations have been going through during the


Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, PhD
Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, MA
London University, United Kingdom, BEd

Journal article

Rowe L, Knight L, Irvine PA, Greenwood J. 2023. Communities of practice for contemporary leadership development and knowledge exchange through work-based learning Journal of Education and Work, :1-17 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Irvine PA, Brundrett M. 2017. Negotiating the next step: The part that experience plays with middle leaders' development as they move into their new role Education Management Administration & Leadership, 47 :74-90 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Conference publication

Rowe L, Knight L, Irvine P, Greenwood J. 2022. The place of work-based learning in the development of leaders in a fast-changing world Annual Meeting of the British Academy of Management (BAM) Conference