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Dr John Richardson is Senior Lecturer in Innovation Management and an experienced Innovation Advisor/Consultant with a passion for Knowledge Transfer between universities and business. He has an MBA (Distinction) from Southampton University and a PhD in Computer Modelling (Fluid Dynamics).

His background is in Digital/Mechanical Engineering. A position as a Senior Visiting Fellow at the University of Southampton led to a move into academia and to the University of Winchester where he is Programme Leader for the Executive MBA and a Director of the Centre for Enterprise, Design & Innovation (CEDI).

Areas of expertise

  • Business Innovation
  • Product Development
  • Creativity
  • Strategic Innovation
  • Design Thinking
  • Crowdfunding / Innovation Investment


John's PhD led to 4 journal and 4 conference papers in Computational Fluid Dynamics.

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