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Jamie Carrahar

Senior Lecturer, Leadership and Management Programme Leader, BA(Hons) Leadership and Management (Distance Learning)

Department: Newcastle Business School

Jamie is a Senior Lecturer at Newcastle Business School.

Having qualified as a Chartered Manager and Chartered Management Accountant during a decade-long career in industry including roles in finance, corporate tax, and operations management, Jamie followed his passion for teaching and entered the professional education sector.

Jamie lectured in Business Strategy, Financial Accounting and Reporting, Management Accounting and Taxation across a range of professional qualifications with BPP University prior to joining Northumbria University as a Senior Lecturer in Leadership and Management.

He is currently undertaking research for a Doctorate of Business Administration, a professional doctorate with Newcastle Business School.

Campus Address

CCE01 – Room 406

0191 234 7656



Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

His main research interests are in the field of leadership and management, with a specific focus on the transition of service personnel to civilian careers. In addition, his research interests also include the value of accreditation of prior learning within a Higher or Professional Education context.

Professional Activity

Jamie’s professional activities include being a Governor and Trustee, chairing the Finance and Property Committee of West Newcastle Academy, an innovative and pioneering primary school with a fresh approach to learning.

He is also a Freeman of the City of London, Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Educators and an active member of the Army Reserve


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