Business, Management & Marketing

Sean Beer

Dr Sean Beer

Senior Academic in Tourism & Hospitality

Areas of expertise

Sean originally trained as an agricultural scientist and specialises in the areas of business, food, the countryside, and consumer culture in its broadest sense. His academic work is supported by considerable practical experience in agriculture, marketing, the food supply chain and the rural economy – gained on the family farm and in the local and international food industry…. Read more »

David Alder

David Alder

Lecturer in Advertising, Media & Culture

Areas of expertise

David lectures principally in the areas of creativity in advertising and the social context of advertising.  He has worked on a number of collaborative projects with both major and local advertising agencies, specialising in the field of cultural strategy. His interests are primarily focused on the area of the history of advertising – particularly the relationship between… Read more »

Ian Jones

Head of Regional Community Partnerships

Areas of expertise

Ian’s main area of responsibility at BU is in helping to establish relationships with community and industry, encouraging them to engage with the university. As part of this he has spearheaded campaigns involving staff and students giving back to the local area via volunteering and other activities. He also works closely with local organisations, businesses, councils and… Read more »