Advisory Board


Rob McLoughlin is a multi award winning Broadcaster and Producer. He won The Scoop of the Year Award in the 02 Media Awards in 2015 for a special edition of an ITV political series. In the same year he was appointed an OBE for 'Services to Broadcasting'.

Rob McLoughlin


Peter Starbuck FCMI, FRICS, FCIOB, PhD, has been a manager for fifty years. He is a scholar of Peter F Drucker and was awarded a PhD from the Open University in 2007 for his thesis on the European Influences of Peter F Drucker.

Professor Peter Starbuck


Mike is the Director of the Foundation for Management Education. An Educational Charity which instigates many initiatives for furthering the development of postgraduate management education within UK University Business Schools. Mike’s views on Management and Business Education are widely sought by politicians, the media and academia.

Professor Mike Jones



Clive took up his post in 2006 and is based at UKTI’s Daresbury office, from where he has responsibility for helping the North West to develop its international businesses, to grow the number of firms exporting and increase the region’s presence in the high growth markets of the world.

Clive Drinkwater