Adam Shore wearing a suit

Adam Shore

Director, School of Business and Management

Liverpool John Moores University
North West Leadership Board

Dr Adam Shore is a recognised leader in the higher education sector and has demonstrable strategic impact through external positions and in a number of senior management roles, most recently Director, School of Business and Management, Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU). Adam’s role at LJMU is wide reaching, having responsibility for student experience, teaching enhancement, internationalisation, and the promotion of high-quality research and enterprise. Adam is passionate about the student experience, and is a strong advocate of student voice, industry partnership and co-creation. His research interests are in entrepreneurial learning, and the ability of the individual to learn from mistakes.

In 2004 Adam co-founded Dynamic Rock climbing centre, and drew upon this experience to develop a suite of modules in the area of entrepreneurship and business start-up, with a focus on authentic assessment methods. This continued real-world experience helps to inform his teaching and leadership style, promoting an entrepreneurial culture.

It is this blend of academia and business ethos that provides a motivator for joining the North West Board for BITC, with the expectation of making a real impact in the community.

Adam is a Director of NCEE, a member of the Professional Standards Board of the Certified Management Business Educator, Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute and a member of the Chartered Association of Business Schools’ Learning, Teaching and Student Experience committee.

Adam is a keen runner, and has recently become a father for the first time.