Skip navigation

Dr James Callaghan

Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), Regional Director - Northern, Yorkshire & Humber

James works to raise the profile of ICAEW with members and key external stakeholders and to support members in their careers.  He manages and oversees the work of the regional staff ensuring that local members receive professional career support through local District Societies and connected communities.

James has a solid grounding in research and innovation in the higher education sector backed up by a number of years in industry combining interests in innovation, consultancy and the commercialisation of intellectual property.

His work in industry covered engineering research and development, marketing, technical and management consultancy.  In the university sector he has significant experience in strategic leadership of research administration, business development, industry engagement, technology transfer and enterprise in leading universities in Ireland and the UK.

James also has significant experience as a non-executive Director in a number of companies in Ireland and the UK including ICENI Seedcorn Fund (early stage investor) and has participated in many negotiations involving spin-out companies and investors.

Amongst other qualifications, he has degrees in Engineering and Telecommunications from Trinity College Dublin and the University of Essex.  These are complemented by an Executive MBA (Henley), and a PhD in Business and Management from the University of Cambridge.  He is also a Chartered Engineer.


Higher and Degree Apprenticeships
+

Higher and Degree Apprenticeships

At Northumbria University, our higher and degree apprenticeships are more than a learning programme; they are a partnership. We work with organisations to create courses that meet the demands of businesses.

 

CPD
+

CPD and Short Courses

Our Continual Professional Development (CPD) courses are designed to open up exciting new possibilities for individuals and organisations. By increasing skills and knowledge and introducing new ways of thinking and working we create impact in performance at all levels.

Is your business ready to take on tomorrow?
+

#TakeonTomorrow

The world is changing faster than ever before. The future is there to be won by organisations who find ways to turn today’s possibilities into tomorrow’s competitive edge.

Handshake
+

Business Partnerships

Northumbria University is committed to working in partnership and sees this as essential to support its ambition as a business-focused, professional university with a global reputation for academic quality.

Latest News and Features

More news

Back to top