Associate Head of School, Coventry University

Neil Pyper is Associate Head of School - Enterprise and Commercial in the School of Strategy and Leadership at Coventry University. He is a specialist in international business strategy, and is especially interested in emerging markets.

He has particular expertise on country risk in Latin America. This comes from over 15 years' experience as an analyst and consultant. He continues to write frequently on the region for the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), Oxford Analytica, IHS and others.

Neil has also published papers the area of strategic foresight, particularly scenario analysis and the processes through with forward-looking analysis is produced. In addition, he has a strong interest in business school pedagogy. He is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Experience

  • 2016–present
    Associate Head of School - Enterprise and Commercial, Coventry University
  • 2014–2015
    Senior Lecturer, Coventry University
  • 2012–2014
    SAMS/ESRC/UKCES Management and Business Development Fellow, University of Liverpool
  • 2003–2012
    Senior Analyst, Oxford Analytica
  • 2001–2003
    Research Analyst, IHS

Education

  • 2013 
    University of Liverpool, Certificate in Professional Studies in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education
  • 2009 
    Open University, BA, Economics
  • 2002 
    University of Liverpool, PhD, Latin American Studies
  • 1997 
    University of Liverpool, BA, Latin American Studies

Publications

  • 2015
    Enacting a new approach to scenario analysis: the potential of a pragmatist account, Foresight

Professional Memberships

  • Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy