Bev Crighton

Bev Crighton

Position: Senior Lecturer/Programme Leader BA HRM

College: College of Business, Law and Social Sciences

Department: Derby Business School

Subject area: Business and Management

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I teach across the levels, on Developing Skills for Business Leadership, Corporate Social Responsibility, Managing Human Resourcing, Employability, Reward and Performance, and Business Skills. 

Teaching responsibilities

Undergraduate Programme Leader BA HRM, Module Leader

Research interests

  • Employability, Working from home (implementations and advantages of) and Management skills in the workplace
  • Membership of professional bodies and advisory committees


Postgraduate qualifications

MSc SHRM , Nottingham Trent

Additional interests and activities

I enjoy being with people, and every aspect of networking. Fortunately my role allows me to spend many hours with students and colleagues. Out of work I like music, of any sort, preferably live. I also enjoy driving anything fast! 

Experience in industry

I began my career in Banking, then after reaching managerial level, I moved into Newspapers. I held several senior management roles, across a number of disciplines including HR and Learning and Development. Before coming to Derby, I worked in education management and as a lecturer in the private sector. 

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