Jennifer Joy Matthews – Facilitator
Jenny has a doctorate in lifelong learning and has worked in the outdoors running management development programmes for universities and organisations for over 20 years.
She has worked as the national training manager for the largest accommodation chain in the world both in the UK, Central and South America and the Pacific Rim.
Whilst working as a university lecturer Jenny devised MBA programmes that used the outdoors to engage managers in the learning process. She has a postgraduate certificate in outdoor education and brings extensive knowledge and facilitation skills to all her work.
She has recently been investigating the use of the outdoors for urban regeneration incorporating issues of community learning, raising the health of the sedentary population and increasing the self esteem and career prospects of participants for a metropolitan borough council.
Jenny has co-authored Human Resource Development, published by Kogan Page (2004) with David Megginson and Mark Surtees, now in its 3rd edition. She has also published work on team development.
Jenny is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development and a Fellow of the Institute for Learning.