Staff profile

Lorraine Baker

Lecturer for International Spa Management and Link Tutor


Spa and Wellness Management


Centre for Contemporary Hospitality and Tourism


Buxton Campus



I am a Lecturer across both the FdSc and BSc (Hons) programmes. I am module lead for the practical and subsequent theoretical aspects of the programmes. I am also module lead and lecturer for Anatomy and Physiology.

My role as part of the team also involves being a personal tutor to a cohort of students offering support and advice as well as having a role as a dissertation supervisor.

I work closely with work placement providers to ensure students are developing their skills, putting into practice their theoretcial knowledge and monitoring to ensure students are gaining the required experience to develop throughout their programme in preparation for employment.

I am a Fellow of the the Higher Education Authority.

Teaching responsibilities

I teach on the following modules:

Professional interests

Research interests

Membership of professional bodies


Undergraduate qualifications

Recent conferences

Experience in industry

International experience

Additional interests and activities

I currently attend a local football club giving pre and post massage to the Development Squad attending training and matches.

I enjoy visiting spas whenever possible and networking with people from the industry

Current Activities/Links with Industry

Recent publications