Dr James Whitehead

Department: Marketing and Strategy

Office/Location: O2.55d, Ogmore Building , Cardiff School of Management, Llandaff Campus 

Telephone: +44 (0)29 2041 6909

Email: JWhitehead@cardiffmet.ac.uk

Staff Overview

I trained as a teacher and then spent 23 years as a British Army officer, teaching leadership, management and strategic studies, as well as extensive experience of operational and strategic planning and influence operations. I was then a leadership and management consultant before joining the University in 2020.


Masters and undergraduate Strategic Management

Undergraduate Business in Action

Masters in Business Solutions and Transformation

Masters in Creativity and Innovation

Supervising Doctorates in Strategic Management and Leadership



Social Network Analysis

Storytelling in and for business

Case studies


qualitative research

Key Publications

Network Leadership: Navigating and Shaping our Interconnected World (Routledge, forthcoming).

Other Projects and activities

TotalEnergies Global Leadership Programme

Chartered Association of Business Schools – Help to Grow Programme

External Links

PSA Training and Development