Mr Richard Parkman

Mr Richard Parkman

Regional Development Manager (HKU Space)

Plymouth Global (Academic Partnerships)


Programme Manager HKU SPACE Hong Kong

Tourism and Hospitality Management Programmes


HCIMA Professional Certificate,  

BTEC HND Hotel, Catering and Institutional Management
BSc. Hospitality Management 
MSc. Tourism and Hospitality Management 
PGCE Post Compulsory Eduction Teaching
PG CERT Research Methods

Professional membership

Fellow Institute of Hospitality (FiH)

Teaching interests

My teaching interests are operational leadership and how to develop effective teams within the work place and other organisations

Leadership and Team development

Event Management 

Experiencial learning in the field of Event Management

The impact food and beverages the conference and event sectors as an experiential experience

Leadership in the Service organisations

Leadership and emotion regulation in the Cruise Ship sector

Staff serving as external examiners

Currently External Examiner for 

University of Derby (Buxton campus)

University of Derby (Botswana College of Finance and Mediterranean College Greece)

Salford University 

Research interests

I am currently a registered PhD candidate with Plymouth graduate school, the title of my research is : - 

'Organisational citizenship behaviours, the impact of emotion regulation for leadership in the cruise ship sector"

Other research areas of interest are : -

Leadership and talent management in the service sectors

Emotional regulation


Additional information

I am the approved program provider (APP) to deliver Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) approved qualifications up to level 2 (NQF) which are Internationally recognised qualifications.