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Julia Morgan

Lecturer (P, O & E)

Faculty/Dept/School School of Management
(Faculty of Management, Law and Social Sciences)
Telephone +441274 238045


Julia Morgan is a lecturer within the People, Organisations and Entrepreneurial Research Group.  She has an MSC in HRM and is a Chartered Member of CIPD, her Ph.D. focuses on leadership practice and behaviour within traditional and aspirant professional service firms.  

Julia has over 25 years experience gained as a management consultant working predominantly for FT350 companies.   She was instrumental in establishing a range of new ventures on behalf of organisations such as Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch, and Deutsche Bank. During which time she successfully established her own consultancy business which involved raising substantial seed and working capital from Barclays Bank Plc, a valuable experience that exposed her to the barriers and challenges of venture creation and establishing value proposition.

Throughout her industry career  Julia developed an impressive track record and reputation of working in close partnership with a wide range of clients operating within the UK retail banking, insurance, and financial services markets, including their respective supply chains, to ensure that talented and effective leaders were in place to maximize their organisation’s competitive edge.  

With an extensive network across all sectors of industry she continues to operate as a management and leadership advisor to some of the UK’s largest privately-owned companies where she advises on a range of M&A projects and ensuing business integration issues.  

Since her career change into academe some seven years ago she has been instrumental in developing a range of entrepreneurial programs and initiatives across the university working with students to realise their entrepreneurial abilities and potential. More broadly she teaches across all undergraduate business management, HRM programs, and on both MSc and Executive MBA programs.  

Her wider research interests are based around gender, equality, and leadership.