Paul Coyle

Prof Paul Coyle ACEEU Australia Adelaide

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Since 2013, Paul has been working as an independent consultant, trading under the name Prof Paul Coyle.

 

He is a non-executive director at the University Industry Innovation Network, where he undertakes the role of Director of Executive Education.

 

He works with the European Commission DG Education & Culture as a member of the HEInnovate Facilitators Group and is a special advisor to the UK's National Centre for Entrepreneurship in Education.

 

In 2016, he took on the role of Vice-Chair for the Accreditation Council for Entrepreneurial and Engaged Undiversities.

 

In 2017, Paul became the founding Director of the Entrepreneurial Mindset Network.

Research

Paul's continuing action research focuses on the entrepreneurial mindset & he is a regular contributor to workshops around the world. His scholarly activity seeks to identify practical actions that can be taken to improve innovation and Higher Education. His presentations at academic conferences and publications include:

 

The Entrepreneurial Mindset in Higher Education Paper (double blind peer reviewed) at the Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship Research Exchange (ACERE) conference, Melbourne, Australia.

 

Defining the entrepreneurial university within a framework of innovation and education Paper presentation at the ACERE 2016 Conference, co-sponsored by Griffith University and Queensland University of Technology, Australia. ISBN 978-0-646-95752-4.

 

How entrepreneurial leadership can engage university staff in the development of an entrepreneurial culture that supports university-industry interaction Journal Industry and Higher Education. Vol 28, No 4, pp. 263-269.

 

University-industry collaboration: the organisation, management and leadership challenge. Journal Advances in Higher Education by the SPACE Network for Business Studies and European Languages.

 

Creating the future of the entrepreneurial university, from concept into practice and impact. Coyle, P., Gibb, A., and Haskins, G. Published by the National Centre for Entrepreneurship in Education, 2013, UK.

 

 

 

Higher Education Career

Covering nearly 30 years, Paul has made contributions to the fields of art, business, computing, design, entrepreneurship, health, management and science. Over a decade, Paul worked as a member of university executive teams, leading organisational & cultural change and contributing to mergers that established three new universities in the UK. Most recently, he held the posts of Pro Vice-Chancellor for Learning & Teaching and Executive Dean for Arts and Business. Whilst working at the University of Wales, Newport, he held the title of Professor of Entrepreneurial Leadership. Paul holds a postgraduate certificate in Institutional Management & Change in Higher Education, an MA in Microcomputer Systems and a BSc in Physics. From 2011 to 2014, he was a member of HEFCE’s Leadership, Governance and Management Strategic Advisory Committee.

 

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HE Experience

 

University of Wales Newport

Professor and Executive Dean

 

Professor of Entrepreneurial Leadership

2012 – 2013

 

Executive Dean, Faculty of Arts & Business

including the Newport Business School

2012 – 2013

 

University for the Creative Arts

Professor and Pro Vice-Chancellor

 

Professor of Leadership and Management

2010 – 2012

 

Pro Vice-Chancellor and Executive Dean

2008 – 2012

 

Head of College

2005 – 2008

 

Dean of Arts & Media

2003 - 2005

 

London Guildhall University

Assistant Provost

 

Assistant Provost*

2000 – 2002

* including responsibility for the departments of Art, Design & Technology, Economics, Computing & Maths, and Law

 

Head of the Sir John Cass Department of Design & Technology

1997 - 2000

 

University of Central Lancashire

Head and Principal Lecturer

 

Head of Visual Communication & 3D Design*

1991 – 1997

* including responsibility for quality management in the Faculties of Health and Design & Technology

 

Principal Lecturer in Design and Computing

1990 – 1991

 

Principal Lecturer in Business Computing and Systems Analysis & Design

1988 - 1990

 

LII/Senior Lecturer in Computer Science

1986 - 1988

 

General Electric Company

Researcher and Programmer

1983