PROFESSOR ANGUS LAINGThe Innovators Board Member
PROFESSOR ANGUS LAING
The Innovators Board Member
Professor Angus Laing BA MA MBA PhD FRSA
Dean of Lancaster University Management School
Currently Dean of Lancaster University Management School, Professor Laing was previously Dean of Business and Economics at Loughborough University. Prior to this he was Head of School of the University of Glasgow Business School. His initial Chair appointment was at the Open University Business School where he held the HFC Bank Chair of Marketing. He has served as Chair of the Chartered Association of Business Schools and is currently a member of the EQUIS Committee of the European Foundation for Management Development. He regularly chairs business school accreditation panels on behalf of EFMD and AACSB. Having completed his undergraduate degree at the University of the Witwatersrand he gained his PhD from the University of Aberdeen. His research interests have centred on the consumption of professional services in contemporary societies, with a particular interest in the impact of technology on professional service delivery and consumption. This work has been funded by a range of bodies including the ESRC, the NIHR and the British Academy. He has published extensively in in a range of academic and professional journals as well as contributing to texts on services marketing and consumption. This research activity underpins extensive management development and consultancy work with public and private sector organisations.