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Mark Gallagher Read

Dr. Mark Gallagher-Read BSc, MSc, MPA, FHEA


I am a Lecturer in Leadership and course and module leader on the MSc in Leadership (H&SC) based within the Centre for Leadership, Advancing Professional Practice Team. My professional background includes retail management and health care research, psychotherapy, training and management. I also practice as a leadership coach and facilitate organisational based group interventions.

  • About

    I dissertation supervise and module lead on several level 7 15-credit related modules including Leading and Managing People and Managing People: Organisational Approaches. I teach and assess on HE levels 4, 5, 6 and 7 on variety of Inter-Professional Education modules related to professional practice, research, leadership and service improvement. I also module lead on HE level 7 Enhanced Critically Thinking Leader and Leading People Distance Learning modules.

    With a background in psychology and team management, much of my work is based around experiential leadership development, coaching, group dynamics, systems and research methods. I additional have interests in HE teaching practice and the application of blended learning. My doctorate thesis was focused on leadership and management development using a phenomenological and critical approach towards analysis.

  • Teaching

    HE Level 7 modules include: Leading and Managing People, Managing People: Organisational Approaches, Enhanced Critically Thinking Leader, Leading People Distance Learning and Researching for Practice. 

    HE Level 6 modules include: Inter-Professional Education and The Critically Thinking Leader.

    HE Level 5 module: Evidence and Inquiry for Practice. 

    HE Level 4 module: Personal and Professional Development.

  • Publications

    Gallagher-Read, Mark (2019) Leadership and management development: A phenomenological and critical account. DPM thesis, University of Nottingham.

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