Daniela Moncher studied business administration majoring in management and international business at Northwood University in West Palm Beach, Florida. She graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA). During her time in the United States, she worked for the prestigious five-star resort “The Breakers Palm Beach”. She graduated with a master’s degree in business administration (MBA) from the Munich School of Applied Sciences in 2004. Since then, she has worked as a consultant and change agent in the field of service management. At ANGELL Business School, she teaches event and service management subjects.
BA (Hons), MA
Having been a full time lecturer since 2004 Dan Bennett is the Course Leader for the Foundation Degree in Tourism Enterprise Management at ANGELL’s partner, the University of Brighton. He has been Chair of the Faculty Recruitment and Admissions Group. Dan Bennett’s primary area of research interest is the Marketing of Higher Education and he is secretary to the Academy of Marketing’s Higher Education Marketing Special Interest Group. At ANGELL Business School, Dan Bennett teaches Sponsorship & Fundraising at Master’s level.
Michael J. Boella has a Master's degree in employment studies from Sussex University. He is a Faculty Fellow at University of Brighton and specialises in teaching human resource management and law. He is a visiting professor at the University of Perpignan in France. Mr Boella worked for Forte and Co Ltd and Bass as a Human Resource Manager and for Price Waterhouse as a management consultant. He has been editor of a number of Croner publications for over twenty years and is joint author of Principles of Hospitality Law. At ANGELL Business School, Mr. Boella teaches Managing Service Operations and Human Resource Strategy at Master's level.
BSc, MSc, Dip Ed, PhD
Dr. Bohan is currently lecturing in marketing at the Dublin Institute of Technology. Before entering education, he worked in the area of marketing in the chemical industry. He completed his PhD in this field at the University of Manchester. At ANGELL Business School, Dr. Bohan teaches tourism, hospitality and event marketing at undergraduate level.
Dr. Dillane gained his undergraduate degree in actuarial science at the University of Kent at Canterbury, England and completed his Ph.D. in statistics at Trinity College, Dublin. He was appointed by Ireland’s Minister for Tourism to the Board of the National Tourism Development Authority (Failte Ireland) in 2003. Dr. Dillane is Vice-President of the International Society of Travel and Tourism Educators (ISTTE). At the ANGELL Business School, Dr. Dillane teaches Research Methods at Master’s level.
HNC, PGDip, PhD
For 20 years Dr. Brian Holdstock was managing director of a medium sized engineering company in Horsham, West Sussex. Prior to that he had appointments as commercial manager of an engineering company in the midlands and as group publicity manager for a plc based in Reigate with interests in instrument making, engineering and wholesale distribution. He completed doctoral research into the management of NPD at the University of Brighton in 1998. At ANGELL Business School, Dr. Holdstock teaches Strategic Management at Master’s level and Event Project Management at Undergraduate level.
Mark is a senior lecturer at the University of Brighton School of Service Management. He teaches law and has a particular interest in risk. Mark was a chief officer before he retired from the police service where he specialised in dealing with extraordinary events and public disorder. He has considerable experience of international development consultancy in Africa and Asia. At ANGELL Business School, Mark Jordan teaches Risk and Crisis Management in the International Event Industy at Master’s level.
BA, DipEd, MBus
Ms. Olga Junek is a lecturer in tourism and event management at Victoria University. She undertook her Bachelor of Arts and Diploma in Education at Sydney University and completed her Master of Business (Tourism Management) at Victoria University in Melbourne. Her lengthy work experience overseas in education combined with her early experience in the tourism and hospitality industries have given her a broad international perspective in those study areas as well as an understanding of international students. During her time at Victoria University she has been actively involved with the tourism and events industry to strengthen industry links and to understand the expectations these industries have of University graduates. Her research interests include crisis management in tourism and events, events education and international students. Ms. Olga Junek has been the co-ordinator for the tourism and events courses at Victoria University over a number of years. At ANGELL Business School, Ms. Junek teaches Tourism Enterprise Management and Hospitality and Tourism Industry Project.
HND, BA (Hons, Leeds Metropolitan University) PGCE (Huddersfield University)
An experienced hospitality and operations specialist who has managed hotels, restaurants and bars. He has successfully completed his HND in Hospitality Business Management, BA (Hons) Managing International Hospitality and has recently completed his PGCE (Post Graduate Certificate of Education). He now pursues his career with the ANGELL Business School Freiburg teaching a range of subjects within Hospitality Operations Management.
Before starting his career in education, Peter Odgers at first went trough all aspects of operational management in both large and small companies. After that he worked as a financial controller for both Holiday Inns and Forte Hotels. Mr. Odgers lectures on finance and business related subjects at all levels in a number of UK hotel schools. Mr. Odgers published three books in the area of hospitality operations and management, one of which has been adopted as a standard text by the HCIMA and other UK academic bodies. At the University of Brighton, he is senior lecturer in hospitality management teaching international management, business enterprise and applied management case studies to under and post graduate students. At ANGELL Business School, Mr. Odgers teaches Managing Service Operations and Critical Issues in Hospitality.
Mike Taylor gained considerable commercial management experience in transport and tour operating business before he began to work on the development of strategic marketing and business strategy elements of degree programmes. His book “The World Travel Atlas” has always been a bestseller and is now in its 9th edition. Mr. Taylor continues to write articles on worldwide road passenger transport marketing issues as well as his highly specialised study of circus transport. He writes frequently for the Chartered Institute of Transport’s journal on the bus industry and has been interviewed by the BBC a number of times. At ANGELL Business School, Mr. Taylor teaches Strategic Marketing and Strategic Management at Master’s level.
Paul Walters has an employment history that spans over 17 years within the area of music management, exhibition design, festivals, project management, touring theatre management, film production, sponsorship/marketing and public relations. This wealth of knowledge and experience has enabled him to undertake a senior lecturer position within the area of Events Management at Manchester Metropolitan University. Mr. Walters’ area of proficiency over the past four years has cumulated into developing the events management programme and becoming a programme leader. He published an academic events title on some of the major areas for which he has taught. His area of research and current professional activities include festivals and cultural events as well as planning and operational management of large scale outdoor international events. At ANGELL Business School, Mr. Walters teaches Critical Issues in the International Event Industry and Project Management for International Events, both at Master’s level.
Dr. Patrick S.
MA, Dr. rer. pol.
Dr. Patrick S. Merten is managing partner of KM individual GmbH, a tour operator located in Freiburg focusing on individual and tailor-made journeys as well as an event organiser. In addition to his activities at Angell Business School, he is university lecturer at the faculty of economics and social sciences at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland) and lecturer in the Executive MBA programme of the international institute of management in technology (iimt). He is researcher and consultant in the field of innovation and project management, specialized in the aviation industry (aviation research). In succession of his university studies on Information Management, he was research assistant at the iimt during his doctoral studies. His Ph.D. thesis was on the topic “The Future of Air Travel: Scenarios for the future evolution of the passenger process induced by technological innovations”. At ANGELL Business School Dr. Merten teaches "Innovation, Creativity & Entrepreneurship" at Master's level.
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