Professor Nigel Morgan is Head of the Business Management Department in the School of Management at Swansea University, where he holds a Chair of Visitor Economy Management and has established the Hub for Innovation in Visitor Economies (HiVE). Nigel previously held Chairs at the University of Surrey and Cardiff Metropolitan University and prior to moving into higher education, he held senior posts in sport and leisure research/strategy and in tourism development and marketing & communications.
Nigel is a Board Member of Visit Wales and the International Place Branding Association and a Fellow of the Tourism Society, the Chartered Management Institute and the Higher Education Academy. He has chaired almost 20 international conferences and events and has taught or examined at 30 universities worldwide, examining and supervising almost 100 PhDs. He is an Associate Editor of the Annals of Tourism Research, and has published 19 books and 60 journal articles, almost half in top-ranked journals, with his research being funded by organizations including the EU, ESRC, the Norwegian Research Council, UEFA, the Chinese National Tourist Office, the BBC and Visit Wales/Wales Tourist Board.