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Dave Lees

Business Development Manager and Senior Lecturer

Dave Lees talking to students during an applicant day


Business, Human Resource Management


College of Business, Law and Social Sciences


Derby Business School, Executive Education and Enterprise Development


Kedleston Road, Derby Campus, iHub



I am an experienced lecturer in many subject areas related to business and have taught on HND programmes, Foundation degrees, Undergraduate and Post-graduate degrees. Taking an inclusive and coaching or mentoring approach as appropriate, I believe in engaging an audience and supporting self-motivated development.

Recently I have moved into a more Business to Business role using my business experience and educational experience together to act in a consultant type role supporting local business as part of Enscite. I have been very fortunate in having a variety of experience of business from a large Blue Chip organisation (GSK), running my own small business, and teaching in Higher Education on business subjects. This enables me to provide a great deal of appropriate support to local business.

Also, I am keeping my knowledge levels up by working on gaining my PhD and finding it a frustrating, but infinitely enjoyable, process. There is always something new and interesting new to learn and share and I thoroughly enjoy doing both.

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