Stephen’s current role is as Academic Adviser at Northumbria University (United Kingdom) with specific responsibilities for research and consultancy. These are primarily related to abstracted learning in the form of creative and innovative design, development and delivery of learning solutions within the form of teaching and learning enhancement. He also acts as project management consultant related to collaborative ventures within the fields of education nationally and internationally. He specializes in strategic solutions in relation to intellectual capacity building and sustainability which includes strategies for cultural change and inter-professional development. He has presented, delivered and published a range of papers internationally and has recognized experience in the sectors of distance and e-learning innovation.
His previous role was as a Senior Lecturer (Education) for which he was responsible for a range of programmes as director/manager, both at undergraduate and postgraduate level. He has wide-ranging experience in project management, applied learning and student support.