Dr Imran Zawwar

Lecturer in Strategic Management


Imran specialises in organisational strategy, digital initiatives, and managing strategic innovation.


  • Business model innovation
  • Business strategy
  • Digital transformation
  • Design thinking
  • Strategy in the digital context
  • Entrepreneurial scale-ups
  • The role of entrepreneurs and freelancers in developing countries
  • Technological innovation


A former military officer, Imran has worked extensively with clients in Asia, the Middle East, Europe and Australia. He has consulted for those at the highest levels of business and governments, establishing an extensive international network of contacts.

Imran is particularly interested in helping developing countries establish strategies for growth that combine technological innovation with leveraging the power of entrepreneurs and freelancers.


  • BBC
  • Swissport
  • Barclays
  • Jacobs Engineering
  • Total Produce
  • European Patent Office
  • Zurich Plc
  • AON
  • United Nations Global Compact (UNGC)
  • Saint James Place Wealth Management
  • Namaa Al-Munawara
  • Human Resources Development Fund, Saudi Arabia
  • Transport Education and Training Authority, South Africa


  • Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Authority UK
  • Member of the Chartered Management Institute
  • Member of the Project Management Institute USA
  • Member of the Australian Institute of Management

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