Susan Jones

Susan Jones

Principle Lecturer - Student Engagement And Employment Lead. Service Sector Management


Within Sheffield Business school I teach Food Safety and Product Development to Undergraduate and Postgraduate students who wish to pursue a career in the food industry.  Working in partnership with major retailers and manufacturers such as M&S, Morrison's and 2Sisters food group I support learning through the delivery of live projects. Having worked for 9 years in the food industry I specialise in Food Safety and Product Development consultancy work. Typical projects include, HACCP development, auditing, concept and process development, hygiene trouble shooting, labelling and staff training. 



  • 2017: RSPH Level 4 Award in HACCP Management for Food Manufacturing,
  • 1998: MSc Food Safety and Quality Management, University of Lincoln, United Kingdom
  • 1996: BSc Food and Environmental Management, University of Lincoln, United Kingdom

Principal Lecturer


Department of Service Sector Management

Sheffield Business School



Book chapters

Krcmar, K., Blackburn, M., & Jones, S. (2019). An approach to inclusive placement within a business school context. In Krcmar, K. (Ed.) The Inclusivity Gap. (pp. 390-404). Inspired by Learning:


Jones, S., & Blackburn, M. (2023). A civic University approach – achieving impactful classroom, employer and community engagement. Presented at: Advance HE Conference, Keele University

Giove, S., & Jones, S. (2018). Communities of enhanced engagement. Presented at: Chartered Association of Business Schools Learning, Teaching and Student Experience Annual Conference, Glasgow

Giove, S., Hill-Crane, E., Jones, S., & Goulding, P. (2018). Staff and Students working in Partnershipto develop a model of academic and professional support. Presented at: RAISE Annual Conference, Sheffield Hallam University

Jones, S., Blackburn, M., & Giove, S. (2016). Capturing the Contribution of Placement Representatives.

Jones, S. (2016). An Evaluation of Sheffield Business School’s Placement Rep Scheme.

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