Accessibility statement

Lisa Clark
Lecturer in Management



Lisa is an experienced academic with over 16 years in the field of Business and Management within undergraduate, postgraduate and international programmes across the globe.  Lisa has teaching expertise in Human Resource Development, Leadership and Management, Organisational Behaviour, Training and Induction as well as Dissertation and Project Supervision.

Lisa is currently studying for a PhD in Mental Health and possesses a Masters in Human Resource Management and Development (HRMD) as well as a Post Graduate Certificate in Research Training, Certificate in Education and a Post Graduate Diploma in HRMD.  

Lisa has demonstrated a commitment to developing professional capacity and capability being a member of several professional bodies including Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, Fellow of The Institute for Leadership and Management, Chartered Fellow of Management Institute and Fellow of The Society for Education and Training (formerly IfL), as well as being a Certified Management and Business Educator.

Lisa also holds two external examiner positions at University of Wolverhampton and University of Brighton of MSc and BSc HRM/Management courses and MSc Responsible Enterprise and Innovation respectively. Furthermore, Lisa possesses over 10 years practitioner knowledge and leadership experience obtained as a Training Manager within financial and business service industries, including BT plc, Toyota GB and Halifax UK Bank, prior to her academic career.

Subject Group

People, Operations and Marketing



Lisa is interested in supervising and collaborating on research projects in:

Primary topics:

Mental health and wellbeing and the use of nature-based solutions to help with emotional trauma and anxiety.

Social theory and its influence and effect on learning transfer, social learning and workplace learning along with the effects of socialisation on knowledge transfer. 

Management learning and development and the use of continuing professional development as a strategic HRD intervention.

Additional topics: Leadership and Management, Global Talent Management and Cross-Cultural differences, Training, Induction and Socialisation, Organisational behaviour and excellence.

Industry: All 

Geographical areas: The World


Selected publications

Esteem Indicators:



Invited to mentor a new External Examiner at University of Brighton.

Invited to facilitate the first distance learning MBA executive project week at University of Liverpool/Kaplan.


Invited as panel member for programme validation of BA (Hons) Leadership and Management through Open University


Invited as track co-chair for Learning and Teaching in HRD stream at HRDI conference 


Appointed as an Advanced Teacher Status (ATS) Mentor within Society for Education and Training


Invited as Guest Speaker to Mentoring Matters Masterclass for CIPD North East Region Branch event


Invited as Guest Speaker on Leadership Pipeline at Medical Sciences, Newcastle University


Panel member for the validation of BA Hons in Business and Management and Postgraduate HRMD Programme at Leeds Metropolitan University

Invited to chair and present a symposium starter contribution entitled “Professional, critical and structured reflection are not addressed in student textbooks “to the “Reflective Learning: facing up to Challenges” UFHRD and BMAF Workshop April 2011.


External Examining: 

2019 to present

External examiner Postgraduate and Undergraduate Business Modules: Brighton University

External examiner Postgraduate and Undergraduate Business Modules: Wolverhampton University Business School

2009 - 2013 - External examiner Postgraduate and Undergraduate Business Modules: Leeds Metropolitan University, UK 


Board of Review Appointment:

Program Committee for IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment and Learning for Engineering 2018

Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education – 2018 to present 

Employee Relations - The International Journal 2017

Southern Management Association - 2014 to present

International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching in Education - 2008 to present

Journal of Management Development - 2008 to present


Book Review:

2010 - Published Book review entitled ‘Developing Skills for Business Leadership’ by Gillian Watson and Dr Stefanie C. Reissner for the CIPD.

2010 - Published Book Review ‘The Sage Handbook of Organizational Research Methods, Buchanan, D.A. and Bryman, A. (eds)’ for Management Learning, The Journal for Management and Organizational Learning.


Other teaching

Lisa has experience in teaching across a diverse and broad range of business related topics at undergraduate, postgraduate and executive and corporate education programmes including:

  • Human resource development in a global era
  • HRM theory and Practice
  • People in Organisations
  • Resourcing and Talent Management
  • Personal and Professional Transformation
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Data Centre Leadership
  • Leadership and Management topics 
  • Research Methods for Post Graduate Dissertations 
  • Postgraduate dissertation
  • Undergraduate dissertation
  • Practice-based Projects
  • Managing Change 
  • Essentials of Marketing
  • Employability and Skills Development
  • Practitioner Skills in HRM&D
  • Organisational behaviour
  • Strategic HR management
  • Business Performance Management
  • MBA Business Planning

Lisa Clark

School for Business and Society
University of York
Church Lane Building
York Science Park
York YO10 5ZF