Leaders in Residence

The LUMS Leader in Residence programme is a network of national and internationally renowned leaders, from public sector, private sector and third sector organisations who:

  • Inspire our students as they identify their career aspirations and offer them opportunities to pursue these through workplace visits, projects and internships
  • Contribute to programme design and review at undergraduate and postgraduate level
  • Provide LUMS and the University with a network of influential connections who represent a breadth of experience and specialist knowledge
  • Identify opportunities to enhance our engagement with the local and regional communities
  • Collaborate with academic colleagues to deliver inspiring and innovative guest lectures
  • Support the School in its drive to enhance its relationship with industry
  • Act as consultants/advisers to individual schemes/programmes

Our Network

Introducing our Lancaster University Management School's Leaders in Residence.

  • William Charnley, Partner - King & Spalding

    William is a solicitor and a partner in the International Law Firm King & Spalding, where he heads the European Corporate Practice.

  • Peter Cobley, Director - Found Us

    Peter set up his own advertising business specialising in consultancy, head hunting working with media owners, advertising agencies & clients.

  • Jenny Cridland, Consultant

    Dynamic and pragmatic business and Human Resources leader, expert in leadership development, talent management and coach-mentoring.

  • Julian Daly, Finance Director - OLIM Property

    Julian is Finance Director of OLIM Property Limited, an investment business managing over £1bn of commercial property portfolios for pension funds, investment trusts and Oxford colleges.