Frank is Senior Lecturer in Business Management at Leicester Castle Business School, De Montfort University. Previously, he was PhD Supervisor/Director of Study at London School of Commerce, the Associate College of Cardiff Metropolitan University, and Lecturer/Subject Lead on Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Business Studies) at Canterbury Christ Church University. He provided mentor training for many secondary school and college teachers who also trained beginner teachers in schools/colleges and made recommendations for Qualified Teacher Status award in Business Studies.
Prior to joining higher education, Frank spent 12 years at Hackney Community College/New City College in London as Business Lecturer and Curriculum Manager where he received the ‘high and continuously improving success rate’ for students award. There, he led a British Council prestigious international education project involving three institutions which was delivered for the Queen of England’s visit in Turkey in 2008.
Frank's interests lie in interdisciplinary management research, with a particular focus on healthcare information systems, organizational learning, commercial fire risk communication, entrepreneurship, complexity-based frameworks, sustainability and critical research. His research has featured or been accepted for publication in world leading and quality refereed academic journals such as Social Science and Medicine, Risk Analysis, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Journal of Global Information Technology Management, and Information Technology for Development.
Frank sits on the Technological Sustainability Editorial Advisory Board and has reviewed papers for many reputable journals. He received an Outstanding Reviewer Award in 2021 from the European Journal of Information Systems. Frank served as an ambassador for the CMS Community Connect@AOM group. He is an experienced PhD supervisor and examiner, and welcomes potential candidates who want to conduct research in qualitative or mixed method traditions in his areas of interest.