Kevin Ord

EMBA Programme Director (distance-taught EMBA)/ Director of Overseas Partnerships.

Faculty of Business, Law and Politics

01723 357262

Mr Ord is an experienced academic who has worked at the University of Northumbria, the University of Durham and the University of Hull.

He previously worked as Applications Consultant with the Oracle Corporation, and also founded and developed a metrology laboratory which he later sold as a going concern.

Mr Ord was previously a professional engineer with 12 years' experience working in the fields of public transport, power generation and defence.

He is also chairman of the Eastern Ravens Trust charity which supports the informal education of children and young people experiencing social exclusion and/or disadvantage.


Research Interests

  • Financing private power generation

  • Research impact


Is it all Academic? A Review of the Quest for Economic and Social Impact, EdD thesis


Programmes taught on (2019)

Modules list

  • Supply Chain and Operations Management

  • Consultancy and Intervention

  • Complex Project Management

Teaching awards and accolades

  • Post Graduate Certificate in Educational Development (Northumbria)

Professional highlights

Academic qualifications

  • BSc Mechanical Engineering (Newcastle)

  • MBA (Durham)

  • PGCEdev (Northumbria)

  • Doctor of Education (Hull)

Professional highlights

Accredited Auditor (European Foundation for Quality Management)