Prof. Robert Dixon, Chair
Professor Dixon is the Chair of the Board of Studies of the University of Durham Business School and the Chair of our Board of Academic Governors.
14 years teaching and research experience at Newcastle Business School, University of Northumbria, having previously spent a short time in research at Sunderland Business School. Consultancy clients include the Governments of Zambia, Kenya and Tanzania. Private sector clients have included BT, WH Smith and Schlumberger.
Financial management, management accounting, performance measurement and control.
Teaches finance and management accountancy on MBA programmes.
Recent research and publications in the areas of venture capital, strategic management accountancy, activity based costing, blood product costing. Currently researching in Health Service finance and control and accounting issues in Africa and Eastern Europe. Consults in financial management and management accounting areas.
Emeritus Professor Gabriel Jacobs, BA (London), PhD (Wales)
Before retiring from his Chair of Business Information Technology at Swansea University, Professor Jacobsís primary teaching and research interests included multimedia applications, business telematics and computer-assisted learning. In 1993, he helped found the Association for Learning Technology, and for nine years was Editor then Executive Editor of its journal, ALT-J. Before that, he was Joint-Editor of the journal Interactive Multimedia.
Prof. Jacobs directed a number of major European-funded projects related to small businesses, multimedia and e-learning. He has published extensively in the areas of IT and general business management and continues to research in these areas.
Secretary of the Board is Lloyd Powell