Introducing our senior management team

Dr Kevin Gallimore

Senior Head of Departments of Business Management and Exercise & Sport Science

Kevin is Acting Senior Head of Departments of Business Management and Exercise & Sport Science at Manchester Metropolitan University in Cheshire. His is qualified Chemist, holds an MBA, and a PhD in Strategic Thinking from the University of Strathclyde. He is a member of the British Academy of Management, the Academy of Management and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Kevin brings substantial experience to his teaching and research from time spent in a commercial environment. Prior to joining the university sector he worked in the chemicals industry for over 20 years in various functions including research and development, manufacturing, technical customer support, marketing & sales, and quality management.

Kevin's subject specialism is Strategic Management, including strategic management in practice, strategic management in a global context, strategic management in the public and third sectors, strategic decision-making and innovation management. Although having a commercial background Kevin's PhD research was set in the public sector and consequently he has an interest in the application of management theories in both public sector and commercial contexts. Recent research projects have investigated regional strategic partnerships to leverage the legacy from the 2012 Olympic Games and service redesign in health and social care.


To get in touch with Dr Kevin Gallimore, please contact:

Executive Support Team - Cheshire
Tel: +44 (0) 161 247 5709 E-mail:

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