Mr David Adkins
Director of Postgraduate Taught Programmes
Plymouth Business School (Faculty of Arts and Humanities)
Lecturer in International Procurement and Supply Chain Management
I joined the university in 2011, following a variety of industrial experiences, including a seagoing logistics role; and commercial and procurement management. My teaching focuses on two broad areas - procurement, and maritime business, including commercial practice and law. My research supports this, with my PhD linked to the competitiveness of regional maritime economies.
Roles on external bodies
Staff serving as external examiners
External Examiner for the Global Online Network MBA/MBA Strategic Health and Social Care at the Manchester Metropolitan University. I am also the internal moderator for Plymouth University International College, and am the academic liaison for the Greenwich School of Management, and the Business College of Athens.