Research at Leeds Beckett
Dr Brian Jones
About Dr Brian Jones
Brian joined Leeds Beckett University in 2004 as Senior Lecturer in Marketing. Since joining Leeds Beckett University Brian has been engaged in teaching and lecturing, academic and applied research, funded projects (e.g. Erasmus plus) and consultancy (e.g. ERDF).
Before joining Leeds Beckett University Brian worked for the University of Durham where he contributed to and managed national and international (DfID funded) research, consultancy, training and enterprise programmes and projects surrounding the Small, Medium Enterprise sector.He previously lectured in Industrial Management at the University of Bradford and also served as a Research Officer in the area of education and skills for the British Government's Employment Department.
Brian is responsible for teaching Marketing modules and Corporate Social Responsibility modules. He supervises Undergraduate and Postgraduate dissertations and supervises PhD students.
Brian undertakes research and publishes in the area of enterprise and entrepreneurship education, social media, entrepreneurial marketing, and corporate social responsibility. He is presently working on an Erasmus plus funded project which looks at succession planning in family owned small businesses.