Staff profile

Martyn Kendrick


Deputy Dean

Martyn Kendrick, Deputy Dean College of Business, Law and Social Sciences

College

College of Business, Law and Social Sciences

Department

Criminology and Social Sciences, Derby Business School, Derby Law School, Derby Management School

Campus

Derby Campus

Email

m.kendrick@derby.ac.uk

About

I joined the University of Derby in September 2016, and am currently Head of Derby Business School, and Deputy Dean of the College of Business, Law and Social Science, with responsibility for advancing the academic strategic development and direction of the College, as well as delivering a supportive, dynamic and forward looking teaching, research and enterprise environment for both staff and students.

I am also a Visiting Professor at Sunwah International Business School (SWIBS), Liaoning University, Shenyang, China, and have extensive international experience in China, and across Asia, Europe, Middle East, and Southern Africa.

I have held a number of External Examiner positions, and am currently an external examiner for Edinburgh Napier University, and the University of the West England (UWE).

Teaching responsibilities

Through my career in academia I have continued to teach at all levels, from undergraduate through to postgraduate and professional. My main teaching interests are in International Management, Leadership, Strategic Management, Risk Management, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Work-Based Learning.

During my career I have held a wide range of roles including Head of Business School, Head of Studies, Head of Postgraduate Studies, Director of International Strategy, MBA Programme Director, MSc International Business Programme Leader, and Business Subject Leader.

In addition, I have successfully supervised many PhD, MBA, and MSc research projects and dissertations across a wide range of management topics, whilst I also continue to act as a Personal Academic Tutor.

Professional interests

My professional and research interests include:

Membership of professional bodies

Qualifications

Experience in industry

I am a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute (FCII) and a Chartered Insurance Risk Manager, having worked in the Insurance Industry, including running my own consultancy, before embarking on an academic career.

I regularly work with a wide range of corporate clients in areas such as strategic planning, internationalisation, and leadership, and have been academic lead for several successful Knowledge Transfer Partnerships.