Our Business Advisory Board, made up of senior leaders from regional, national and international business, plays an active role in helping shape our school. The board meets four times a year, helping to inform our curriculum development, student success and business development.
Chaired by Peter Markey, Chief Marketing Officer at Boots, the board features a diverse mix of individuals, including some alumni of the University, who work across a variety of industries, with extensive knowledge and expertise in their respective fields. As well as helping inform our School the board acts as a two-way platform for knowledge exchange, enabling business to gain insights from their future workforce.
Collaboration and innovation are at the core of the board and we’ll be working on a number of programmes and initiatives that enable our students success. If you’d like to find out more about the board please contact Caroline Walsh, Director, Solent Business School.
Pete Markey (Chair)
Chief Marketing Officer, Boots Walgreen Alliance
Regional Head of Finance, Associated British Ports
Regional Director of Corporate and Commercial Banking, NatWest Group
Solent Business School
Strategic Partnership Manager, Pinterest
Head of Group Operations, Planet Education
General Manager, Hammerson Westquay Southampton
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Operations Director, Red Funnel
Lucy Findlay MBE
Managing Director, Social Enterprise Mark CIC
Dr Parves Khan
Director General and CEO, Esomar
LLP Managing Partner, Paris Smith Solicitors