Dr Adetola Adekunle

Leader of MA/MSc Human Resource Manangement for the Creative Industries, UCA Epsom

Academic, Business School for the Creative Industries

Dr Adetola Adekunle leads our MSc and MA HRM for the Creative Industries courses at UCA Epsom.

Adetola has previously held academic roles at Northumbria University London Campus, University of Plymouth/GSM London partnership and University of Gloucestershire.

Before joining academia, Adetola worked in various capacities in financial organisations including Student Loans Company and Oceanic Bank Plc now Ecobank Transnational Inc and is an academic member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development(Academic MCIPD), Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), Member of the Chartered Management Institute(MCMI) and an active participant of the University Forum for Human Resource Development(UFHRD) Conferences.

Adetola has a PhD Business and Management with focus on Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Development in SMEs from the University of Gloucestershire as well as an MSc International Business Management from University of East London.

She is also a Director of Brave hearts a community interest company charity in the North East of England aimed at inspiring women and family empowerment in the local community. This also includes voluntary advisory roles for a number of creative small business entrepreneurs to manage employee workforce in an effective way especially given the ever-evolving contemporary changing world of work due to various factors such as Generational changes, 'Gig economy' and disruptive technologies.

Professional Membership, Affiliation and Consultancy

Professional Membership, Affiliation and Consultancy:

  • Academic Member Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development (Academic MCIPD)
  • Member of Chartered Management Institute (MCMI)
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)