Professor Nigel Morgan is Associate Dean for Special Projects and Head of the Business Department at Swansea University’s School of Management, where he holds a Chair in Visitor Economy Management. Nigel has a professional background in tourism and sport development, research and strategy and marketing at Sport Wales and in Welsh local authorities and has held senior academic posts and professorial titles in six universities in the UK and Europe. He was formerly Director of Surrey University’s Digital Visitor Economy Research Group (2013-16); and Member of Visit Wales’ Advisory Board (2014-2017).
Nigel is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, the Tourism Society and the Chartered Management Institute, a Board Member of the International Place Branding Association and Chair of the Mission Art Gallery. The ESRC, EU, Leverhulme and Norwegian Research Council have funded Nigel’s research. His currently projects include an evaluation of the impact of the Wylfa Newydd New Build Nuclear Power Station on the Isle of Anglesey and a Health and Social Care Leadership Academy for Swansea University.