Gerald submitted his Doctoral Thesis in October 2019 researching how performance measurement and management impact organisational learning in the development of collaborative advantage in NPOs. The study was a multi-case study protocol focusing on five UK based not-for-profit collaborations, taking a critical realist approach to research the causality of performance measurement and management on organisational learning. He is currently working on extracting the findings for publication.
Gerald joined The Business School in January 2020 after 4 successful years at Heriot-Watt University where he was awarded his PhD, gaining the required teaching and supervisory experience to be awarded an associate fellowship of Advance Higher Education (AFHEA).
After graduating BA (Hons) in Spanish and Italian studies from University of Strathclyde, Gerald spent 8 years with a national NGO. Principally he offered advice and quality provisions for new and mature businesses with links to Scottish tourism while developing relationships among industry stakeholders. This added to experience in retail, hospitality and overseas education informs a professional perspective to delivery of academic modules for students.