Jane Welbourn

Senior Lecturer in Hospitality
Leeds Beckett University

Jane Welbourn has over 15 years’ experience as a training consultant working with organisations in events, hospitality and tourism. As part of the consultancy work undertaken she has developed and delivered a diverse range of training and development programmes for companies such as Hilton, Ramada, Malmaison, Intercontinental Hotel Group.

She has a proven track record for designing and delivering interactive and flexible material aimed at diverse multicultural, international audiences.

Jane has a wide range of teaching experiences in multi-cultural contexts. Her expertise includes topics such as International Strategic Human Resource Management, Talent Management and Event Workforce Planning, Global Business Perspectives, Continual Professional Development and the Global Hospitality Industry. She has taught students in India and has worked closely, since 1997, with the Senior Management team of Emirates Flight Catering Company (EKFC) based in Dubai, managing a temporary, multicultural work force, during the international air show – 1997 -2009.

Jane’s research focuses on International human resource management, specifically, recruitment, selection and employability of the events, tourism and hospitality workforce. Jane is published in this field.