Prof. James Kirkbride MPhil, PGCE, PhD

Vice-Rector and Director

James joined LSBF in 2010 as Vice-Rector and Director, bringing with him nearly 30 years of experience. This includes being the founding Dean of the Business and Law Faculty at Liverpool John Moores University. He is also a respected author and Professor of International Business Law, holding a visiting chair at the University of Shanghai.

A widely sought after expert, he has worked for government departments and multinationals like Shell and Halifax. He has also been appointed to key global committees, including the EU-China International Commercial Arbitration Project and the International Advisory Committee of leading Business Schools, such as NIMBAS.