The EDiNEB Network is an international membership association registered in The Netherlands. Day-to-day operations are handled by the association’s volunteer Management Team. Members of the Management Team serve in three-year positions.
The Management Team members are:
Kristen Reid is a Lecturer in Work-Based Learning at the Open University Business School, a triple-accredited distance learning university in the UK, where she has worked since 2006.
Kristen has an MSc and PhD in Social Work from the University of Texas at Austin (United States), and she started her academic career teaching and researching social welfare and asset development in the US. Following a move to the UK in 2003, she worked at the University of East London where she led the University’s International Social Work programme.
Kristen brought her focus on practice and practice-based learning to the Open University Business School to help develop innovative learning designs for undergraduate and postgraduate business education. Kristen co-leads the Faculty of Business and Law’s research centre in teaching innovation, and her research focuses on the design and delivery of blended and online learning approaches in business education and how to teach practice-based learning effectively in the distance learning environment.
Kristen took on the role of Chair of the Management Team in 2012.
Peter Daly is a Professor of Business Communication and Head of the Department of Business Communication and Language Studies at EDHEC Business School, Lille-Nice. Peter has been a professor of business and managerial communication since 1995, first at the University of Bayreuth and since 2000 at EDHEC Business School.
He has a BA in Modern Languages (major in French and German, minor in English and Spanish); an MA in Applied Linguistics, MA in Online Education and a Doctorate in Higher Education from the University of Sheffield.
He teaches courses in corporate communication, teambuilding, recruitment skills, career writing and management styles. A member of EDiNEB since 2000, his research is on management education, the discourses of corporate learning and business communication.
Peter took on the role of Secretary General in 2012 and continues in his role as Content Manager, in which he has served since 2011.
Patrick Buckley is a Lecturer in Information Management in the Department of Management and Marketing, Kemmy Business School in the University of Limerick. He received his primary degree in Computer Science from the University of Limerick in 2000, and was awarded in his doctorate from the same institution in 2011. He has lectured in Information Management, Decision Making and Software Engineering at both the University of Limerick and the Limerick Institute of Technology. His primary research focus is the use of prediction markets as a decision making tool to improve organisational effectiveness and efficiency.
Patrick’s research interests also include the pedagogical use of technology, with a particular focus on addressing the challenges of large group teaching and prompting active learning. He has won the Jennifer Burke Award for Innovation in Teaching and his work in this area has been published in journals such as Innovations in Education and Teaching International and Computers and Education. He has recently co-edited a book entitled Innovative Business School Teaching which was published by Routledge.
Patrick became EDiNEB’s Treasurer in 2013.
Steve is an active member of teaching staff; Leader of the Management and Organisational Development Research Unit and current lead for the Centre for Interdisciplinary Management and Education Research within Brighton University’s Business School. He has initiated innovative relationships, and delivered to commercial and public client organisations under the economic and social engagement umbrella. Steve is a lead supervisor, has steered several PhD’s to successful conclusion, examined both within and outside the university and is a frequent chair for university and partner college doctoral examinations. He writes and researches on partnership, change and leadership, and has established practitioner research fora within those areas. He is a long term member of EDINEB and has contributed to most of the conferences in EDINEB history.
Steve leads the 2015 EDiNEB Conference at Brighton Business School.