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Dr John Richardson joined the Busines School at the University of Winchester in 2012 as a Senior Lecturer in Innovation Management, delivering Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship Modules at both UG and PG levels. He is an experienced Innovation Advisor/Consultant with a passion for Knowledge Transfer between universities and business. He has an MBA (Distinction) from Southampton University, a PhD in Computer Modelling (Fluid Dynamics) and a Degree 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, a Director of the Centre for Enterprise, Design & Innovation (CEDI) and a Head of Department (Marketing) within the Busines School.


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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