Dr. John Mackness


Retired full-time in 2010, now part-time Professorial Fellow at Lancaster University teaching and supervising Masters’ degree students.

Prior to 2010, I was full-time at Lancaster University. I worked on various projects including:

  • Relationship Director with Sunway University College in Malaysia responsible for introducing, evaluating and managing jointly with Sunway Academics, three Masters Programmes and 8 undergraduate programmes delivered via blended learning.
  • Operations Director of Lancaster University Management School Leadership Centre with responsibilities for building up face-to-face and e-learning leadership development programmes within the Centre.
  • Director of Learning, Innovation and Standards for the Centre for Excellence in Leadership
  • Director of Management Development Division (MDD) to develop and deliver management development programmes for organisations in public and private sectors.
  • Teaching MBA students in Operations Management, Systems Thinking and Managing Change