Dr Christine Rivers
Christine Rivers is Co-Director of the Centre for Management Education at Surrey Business School and accredited Executive Coach and Consultant in Management Education. As part of her CME Director role Christine drives staff development of Management Educators at all levels at Surrey and outside Surrey, playing an integral role in shaping the future of Management Education as a scholarly profession. At Surrey Christine designed and leads the first credit-bearing PG Cert in Management Education and implemented an internal staff development programme MEP – Management Educator in Practice. Outside Surrey, Christine consults and collaborates with professional bodies, business schools and higher education institutions. Projects are based on her research expertise around staff development and blended learning design in particular usability in virtual learning environments. Partners include University of Cambridge, University of East Anglia, Chartered Association of Business Schools, Majan College Oman, MCI in Innsbruck, Austria to name a few. Christine’s expertise and knowledge of developing staff and designing meaningful blended learning experiences has been instrumental in supporting the transition of Surrey during Covid-19. In addition, Christine is SIG Chair for Knowledge and Learning, British Academy of Management and Senior Fellow Advance HE. She is associate editor for Journal of Management Education and reviewer for the journal Academy of Management, Learning and Education. Christine’s full profile can be found here https://www.surrey.ac.uk/people/christine-rivers and Christine can be followed via twitter @CBRivers.