Miles Weaver

Miles Weaver

Dr Miles Weaver

Associate Professor


My work has two core themes:
1) Cultivating Responsible Business Practice in Scotland
2) Development of a competency framework to help build a pipeline of young professionals on board

Programme Leader for an Online Business Management programme and MSc in Business Management.

Currently, working towards launching the 'Leadership in Board Governance' CPD course in September 2017 (in the capacity of Programme Director).

Lead for Knowledge Exchange/KTPs in the Business School.



Fellowships and Awards

  • Herald Higher Education Award for Enhancing Student Learning
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Above and Beyond - Red Box


Advisory panels and expert committees or witness

  • Member of General Council, Operational Research Society
  • Board Member, Association of Corporate Governance Practitioners
  • Workshop 4 - Young People on Boards: Creating a Diverse Talent Pipeline of Young Board Members , Young at Heart: Beating the Drum for Scottish Business in the Year of Young People, Business in the Parliament Conference 2018


External Examining/Validations

  • External Examiner at Alliance Manchester Business School
  • External Examiner at Robert Gordon University
  • External Examiner at Newman University


Invited Speaker

  • Applications of Systems Thinking
  • Diversity in the Board Room
  • Bringing on board Young Professionals as Trustees
  • How to Encourage More People to Join Boards
  • Nurturing the talent pool: Challenges and opportunities of bringing on board young trustees
  • Recruiting, developing and supporting Committee/Board members
  • Embedding Sustainability into Strategy: Assessing the OR Society Contribution


Research Degree External Examining

  • PhD Examiner at the University of Oviedo


Membership of Professional Body

  • The Operational Research Society (UK)


Media Activity

  • ITV Central News ITV Central - Birmingham Riots and the Leadership Foundation
  • asks: Why did the riots happen?


Editorial Activity

  • Technology and Global Integration


Conference Activity

  • Making an Impact: Grand Challenges and O.R.


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