Chris Parkhouse accepts International Business brief

Published: 18 November 2011 at 13:45

Deyton Bell’s Managing Director is appointed Visiting Fellow at Anglia Ruskin

Anglia Ruskin University has appointed Chris Parkhouse, Managing Director of Deyton Bell, as Visiting Fellow in International Business at Lord Ashcroft International Business School.

As Visiting Fellow Chris, who holds both US and UK nationality, will be invited to contribute to the MBA programmes, advise students researching business topics, be involved in supporting research projects carried out by the university and work with Anglia Ruskin on business-related issues.

Chris, who is Chairman of the Institute of Directors East of England and was formerly Deputy Chairman of the Greater Cambridge Partnership, said:

“I am delighted and flattered to be appointed Visiting Fellow at Lord Ashcroft International Business School.

“I am looking forward to working closely with all involved, and to sharing the knowledge and experience I have gained in international business over the last 25 years. I am also keen to help the Business School build bridges and develop relationships with the wider business community and will do everything I can to make the most positive contribution to Anglia Ruskin as possible.”

Professor Terry Mughan, Director of the Centre for Innovation in International Business at Anglia Ruskin, said:

“We are delighted to be able to formalise the contribution Chris has been making to Lord Ashcroft International Business School for some time now.

“Chris Parkhouse is a distinguished member of the business community. As both an international businessman and an influential member of business representative bodies, Chris gives our School great access to current business issues and invaluable experience that is of great interest to our students.”