Professor Andrew Parker
Associate Tutor in Sports Ministry
Andrew is a freelance leadership consultant with specific expertise in the 1-1 coaching of aspiring and in situ high-level leaders. His work extends across a range of organisations (corporate/private, charitable, faith-based) and sectors including education, healthcare, law, financial services and elite sport.
Between 2008 and 2018 he was Professor of Sport and Christian Outreach at the University of Gloucestershire and prior to this he was Associate Professor in the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Warwick (1999-2008) where he completed his PhD (1992-1996). He also has an interest in law and was called to the Bar by Gray's Inn in 2009.
Andrew has undertaken a variety of leadership and management roles during his time in UK higher education at Department, School and Faculty level. He also holds professorial positions at St Padarn’s Institute (Cardiff University) and Westminster Theological College.
With over 100 published articles, working papers and commissioned reports to his name (including 10 edited books), Andrew is an established international scholar who has a reputation as an effective communicator and whose work is accessible to a wide audience.