Anne Conneally

Anne Conneally

Senior Lecturer And Course Leader


Anne has worked as part of the Hospitality team at Sheffield Hallam University since 2008. She teaches Human Resource Management to undergraduate and postgraduate Hospitality Business Management students. She has held positions of responsibility such as, Hospitality (BSc) Course Leader, External Examiner on validation panels as well as supervisior for postgraduate dissertations and undergraduate projects. Having an avid interest in both people management as well as the hospitality industry from an early age; Anne has worked in small family run guesthouses in Ireland, Michelin star restaurants in Germany and worldwide international hotel group: Marriott International, Inc. in USA. Following on from studying Hospitality Management at Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology and Dublin Institute of Technology, Anne completed her Master's Degree in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations at National University Ireland, Galway. Her research interests focus on International Human Resource Management and employee well-being. Anne is registered as an Emotional Intelligence consultant for RocheMartin and has worked on consultancy projects for established national companies. Anne is an active member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development  and a  member of the Academy of International Business.  



  • 2010: Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
  • 2008: MSc Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations, National University of Ireland, Ireland
  • 2002: BSc Hospitality Management, Galway/Mayo Institute of Technology, Ireland


Learning and Development

  • 2015 to 2016: , Roche Martin Inc., United Kingdom

Industry Projects

L6 Consultancy projects

  • 2012 to 2017: Key contact for Sheffield's Hospitality Industry, Hospitality Business Solutions, United Kingdom

Member of professional body


  • 2008: , Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), United Kingdom

Validation Panel Member

External validation panel member

  • 2017: Edinburgh Napier University and Pegasus International College, Pegasus International College, Vietnam

Senior Lecturer

Teaching expertise

  • Hospitality Business Management
  • Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management in the hospiatlity industry


  • Human Resource Management / Organisational Behaviour
  • Service Sector Management

Industry Links

  • Consultancy
  • Developing student projects
  • Member of prof body
  • Partnership development


Department of Service Sector Management

Sheffield Business School


2008 to 2017: Hospitality Business Mangement, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom

2008 to 2017: MSc Tourism, Hospitality, Events and Food, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom


Conference papers

Conneally, A. (2018). Inspiring students' lives: teaching through case study. In EuroCHRIE18, Dublin, Ireland, 6 November 2018 - 9 November 2018.


Conneally, A. (2014). The UK's educational transferable skill set - are they cross continent fit? A case for the UK and China.

Conneally, A. (2013). Conference Moderator at EuroCHRIE Freiburg, Germany.

Conneally, A. (2013). Presentation on: 'Live conversations from an office in New York to the Pennine Lecture Theatre: embedding Blackboard Collaborate into the curriculum.'.

Egan, D., & Conneally, A. (2012). Perceptions of the importance of numeracy as an employability skill p. 420 By Hospitality students and employers: A Comparison of United Kingdom and Hong Kong.

Conneally, A. (2012). Presentation on: 'The role of the Course Leader and supporting the Chinese Learner'.

Conneally, A. (2012). The future of family business - bleak or sleek?

Egan, D., & Conneally, A. (2012). What do Students Think About the Development of Employability Skills in their Degree Studies?

Conneally, A. (2011). The future of Family Business- Here today gone tomorrow.

Conneally, A. (2010). The Future of the 21st century hospitality student.

Egan, D., & Conneally, A. (2010). Enhancing Employability Skills of Hospitality Management Students: A Review of the Student Experience up to and including the Supervised Work Experience.

Conneally, A. (2010). Presentation on: 'The Future of the 21st century hospitality student', Sheffield Hallam University Visiting Fellow's Day, Sheffield Hallam University, February.

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