About Ed

An experienced academic with an exemplary record of accomplishment of teaching and enterprise. Dr Thomas Edward Cottam has a PhD from an AACSB and EPAS accredited university, long-term collaborations with world-class researchers from Durham University, Kent University and Northumbria University, and is the founder & editor of the Journal of Management Reviews. Moreover, he has won 9 British Council grants in the last 3 years. Ed’s research interests include entrepreneurship, networks, technology and sustainability.

Dr Thomas Edward Cottam is the module leader for a multi-award winning, international and multi-disciplinary PG Business Clinic. In this capacity, he has overseen 300+ projects and generated over £1.2 million worth of consultancy work. 2018 clients include Proctor and Gamble, Akzo Nobel and UNESCO. The  British Academy of Management Education Practice Awards  acknowledged these achievements in 2017 by giving the Business Clinic a ‘Highly Commended’ award. The Business Clinic also won a Teaching Excellence Award in 2018. Ed has been nominated for individual student-led teaching awards every year of his career.

Overall, Dr Thomas Edward Cottam manages more than 45 academic staff delivering on cross-functional postgraduate modules teaching over 700 students in Newcastle, London and Amsterdam. Moreover, he co-leads a team of 8 academic and administrative staff on a ‘2021 Research Excellence Framework’ case study investigating the impact of Entrepreneurial Education on client firms.

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