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Professor Vincent English FRSA

Education is a right, not a privilege
President Emeritus

Vincent is a Professor of International Business and Strategic Management at the Uninettuno University of Rome and is also a visiting professor at two other business schools in Naples and Geneva. Vincent holds a PhD in business strategy and numerous other degrees in Law, Education, Physics and Data Analytics from University of Cambridge, Kings College London, Maynooth, Aberdeen and Dublin. Vincent is also attached to the University of Cambridge as a researcher into adult online learning and is a member of their prestigious CEDiR group. Vincent was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts in 2016. Vincent is currently supervising 4 Doctoral (DBA) students at Uninettuno University.
Vincent is also currently CEO of Vernier Europe, a subsidiary of Vernier Software and Technology, the world’s largest manufacturer of digital data collection technologies for schools. He has extensive experience of international business in many different sectors, including educational materials and equipment, retail and engineering. Vincent has founded several successful companies and has served as Managing Director of companies in Ireland and the UK for the past 25 years. Vincent has worked at all levels in firms in the SME sector and has extensive experience in marketing, project management, mentoring, international distributor and sourcing of products.

Vincent currently serves on an influential European Commission ThinkTank for STEM learning across Europe. He has also successfully served on several prominent EU large scale projects charged with increasing inclusion in science education at secondary schools.

Vincent has a passion for continued professional development and bringing learning to as wide a community as possible. He is a sponsor of the Young Scientist of Tanzania competition and was a regular judge at the annual event for several years. He is also an active contributor to the European Commission’s classroom of the future (FutureLab).

Member of the CEDiR Research Group at the University of Cambridge. Doctoral researcher at the University of Cambridge undergoing a Doctor of Education. Vincent was voted the Entrepreneur of the Year in 2020 in Longford, Ireland

Vincent’s educational profile:
BSc (Hons) in Mathematics and Physics (Maynooth University)
MSc (1st Class Hons) in International Business (Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen)
MSc (1st Class Hons) in Data Analytics (Technology University Dublin)
MSc (1st Class Hons) in Innovation (Technology University Dublin)
MBA (1st Class Hons) Athlone Institute of Technology
MEd (1st Class Hons) University of Cambridge
LLM/MA Procurement Law (King’s College, London)
PhD Business Strategy (Birmingham City University)
EdD (in progress) University of Cambridge
Advance Diploma in Procurement Law (Kings Inns)
PgCert in Business Research Methods (Birmingham City University)
Certificate in Executive Coaching (University of Cambridge)
Certificate in Applying Psychology within the Workplace (University of Cambridge)

Professional memberships
Irish Institute of Marketing
Irish Academy of Management
British Academy of Management
Association of Science Education
Institute of Physics
Fellow of the Institute of Ethics and Culture
Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts