Dr Lawrence Jones-Esan

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Lecturer (Top-Up Business)

I have been working in business management for over 20 years, with interests in strategic human resources management, career counselling, higher education knowledge management, strategic marketing management and much more. During this time I have promoted UK education across the world, organising trade missions to India, Pakistan, Nepal, Ghana, Cameroon, Hong Kong, Thailand and Nigeria. I’ve led on training programmes in banking and finance, leadership and project management.

Teaching and supervision


I am currently actively researching:

  • Strategic human resources management
  • Case study development and application
  • Career counselling in the 21st century
  • Knowledge management in higher education
  • The business environment and internationalisation
  • Strategic marketing management
  • Managing projects
  • International management


  • - Esan, L., (2013). Private Partnership in Funding University Education. Milton Keynes: AuthorHouseUk

- Esan, L., (2007) Public/private participation in funding education in Nigeria [Viewed 24 October 2019]. Available at Academia.edu.

I hold a PhD in International Business Management, focusing on higher education management and PgDips in educational leadership and management, information technology and management studies. I also received a BSc (Hons) in Durable Product Management at London South Bank University.

I am a chartered member of:

  • The British Computer Society
  • The Institute of Health Management
  • The Institute of Leadership Management,

I am also a member of:

  • The London Chamber of Commerce and Industries
  • The Institute of Analysts and Programmers
  • The Entrepreneurship Institute of Canada
  • The American Management Association

I hold fellowships for:

  • The Chartered Management Institute
  • The Higher Education Academy

Last updated 16 November 2021

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