Professor Rhodri Thomas
The UK Centre for Events Management / International Centre for Research in Events, Tourism and Hospitality (ICRETH), Leeds Beckett University
The UK Centre for Events Management is a leading provider of event management education. It collaborates with employers to produce undergraduate and postgraduate programmes that enable its graduates to contribute to organisational success. The quality of graduates is demonstrated by very high employment rates and the regularity with which they win industry awards.
The International Centre for Research in Events Tourism and Hospitality (ICRETH) undertakes high quality research, including PhD training, ethically and disseminates the findings using a range of mechanisms, including research reports, articles and books, bespoke programmes of continuing professional development, consultancy, short courses and specialist events. Our priorities are to strengthen the quality of our work continuously and to make an impact on public policy and organisational practice.