Dr Mike Kennard is a Programme Director and Senior Lecturer in Strategy and Innovation at Birmingham Business School. Mike’s teaching, research and consulting interests centre on innovation management capabilities, organisational barriers to innovation and the development of innovation led strategies for growth.
Previously Mike was MBA Director at Aston Business School, an Innovation Research Fellow at Nottingham University Business School, and worked for over 10 years in various technology management positions at Rolls-Royce plc, including programme manager for the company’s global research and technology programme.
Mike holds an honours degree and PhD in engineering from the University of Birmingham and an MBA from Nottingham University Business School. Mike is also a Chartered Engineer, Member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology, Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a HEFI Scholar.