David Spicer, BSc (Hons), MBA, PhD, FHEA, AFCIPD

David is Director of Business Engagement in the Faculty of Management Law and Social Sciences and is leading on the development of the School of Management’s programme and portfolio in respect of support for small business and entrepreneurship. David has over 20 years of experience in higher education and returned to Bradford (where he began his academic career) at the start of the 2019/20 academic year, having previously led the Business School at the University of Salford.

David’s research interests include organisational learning, change and leadership and he has undertaken research and consultancy and delivered executive education in both SMEs and with large corporate firms. He currently teaches on both the Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes within the School of Management.

David is a former non-executive director of Salford Professional Development and the Chairperson of Oakworth Juniors Football Club (a community interest company).