Team & Partners

Our project brings together a multidisciplinary team with complementary expertise and experience from across different research, education, business and knowledge exchange specialisms.

Our Team

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Professor Alison Truelove

Alison is our Project Director and Associate Professor at University of Exeter Business School.

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Dr Jo Bowler

Jo is our Impact Fellow, responsible for designing multi-disciplinary initiatives and building our campaign.

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Dr Felipe Do Nascimento Rodrigues

Felipe is our Lecturer in Business Education, with a particular focus on designing innovative models of training provision.

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Dr Kate Ellis

Kate is our Research Fellow and leads on building our evidence base, mapping existing provision, and evaluating the impact and effectiveness of our initiatives.

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Samantha Dyer

Samantha is our Project Manager, overseeing the project and ensuring that we maximise our impact.

You can find out more about Samantha via the link.

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Kirsty Kelley

Kirsty is one half of our Engagement Manager duo, working closely with Rachel to create a great stakeholder experience.

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Rachel Bennett

Rachel is the other half of the Engagement Manager team, working alongside Kirsty to maximise our stakeholder journey.

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Ruby Walsh

Ruby is our Project Co-ordinator, ensuring we keep on track and liaising closely with our funding partners.

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Our Partners

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Research England

As part of UKRI, Research England is our key funder.

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Chartered Association of Business Schools

The Chartered Association of Business Schools is a key collaborative partner of the project, ensuring that we are connected with business schools across the country.

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University of Exeter Business School

Our project team is based in the triple-accredited University of Exeter Business School, where world-leading research and an outstanding educational experience seek to tackle our society's greatest challenges across the core themes of environmental sustainability, responsible leadership, and technological transformation.

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Aston Business School

Aston is part of an elite group of global business schools that hold the gold standard of ‘triple-crown’ accreditation from AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS. Its departments and research centres work together to further understanding of key business disciplines and issues, with a focus on innovation and impact.

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University of Sussex Business School

University of Sussex Business School is a top ranking global school, Top 15 in the UK for Business and Economics (THE World University Rankings 2023) and 1st in the UK for annual research income 2020/21 (Chartered Association of Business Schools). Accredited by EQUIS and AMBA, it is a member of the Chartered Association of Business Schools and a Bloomberg Experiential Learning Partner.

It focuses on driving innovation for social progress, with strengths in sustainability and climate change, embracing the University’s strategic goal of A Better University for a Better World.

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Warwick Business School

Click the link below to find out more about Warwick Business School.

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School for Business and Society, University of York

Click the link below to find out more about University of York’s School for Business and Society.

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Hult International Business School

Hult is recognized by business education’s three most prestigious international accrediting bodies: The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International), the Association of MBAs (AMBA), and EQUIS (The European Quality Improvement System).

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Babcock is a leading provider of critical, complex engineering services, which support national defence, save lives and protect communities. It focuses on three highly regulated markets – defence, emergency services and civil nuclear – delivering vital services and managing complex assets in the UK and internationally.

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GSK are a global biopharma company with a purpose to unite science, technology and talent to get ahead of disease together.

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Royal Academy of Engineering

The Royal Academy of Engineering are a charity delivering public benefit, a National Academy providing progressive leadership, and a Fellowship bringing together an unrivalled community of leaders from every part of engineering and technology.

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British Academy of Management

BAM is the leading authority on the academic field of management in the UK, supporting and representing the community of scholars and engaging with international peers.

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ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) are a globally recognised professional accountancy body providing qualifications and advancing standards in accountancy worldwide.

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