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Paul Lees

Liverpool Business School

Faculty of Business and Law


Telephone: 0151 904 1985

Paul has worked within the higher education sector for over twelve years. Paul joined Liverpool Business School in February 2020. He has a background in teaching in both the UK and overseas. Improvement projects led to Paul’s interest in further study, and he holds a Master's degree in education and leadership.

Immediately prior to joining LJMU, Paul was a senior educationalist at the Royal College of Physicians. Paul led on the flagship RCP Chief Registrar programme and taught on a number of CPD and postgraduate programmes. Paul’s research interests encompass both a business and education perspective. He is currently exploring the relationship between action learning and organisational development and the impact of Covid-19 on the higher education workforce. He has experience of engagement with private, public, and third-sector organisations.

Paul is a senior fellow of the higher education academy (SFHEA) and is a certified management and business educator (CMBE) He is a stream leader for the University Forum for Human Resource Development and holds the post of external examiner for the University of Buckingham.

Other Professional Activity:

MKTP LJMU and Cobalt Housing. Planning, delivery and evaluation of organisational change initiatives (ongoing).. 2023

Certified Management and Business Educator (CMBE).

External Examiner for University of Buckingham.

Conference organisation:

University Forum for Human Resource Development, Co-stream lead (Leadership and Management), 2022


Senior Fellow, Higher Education Academy.