Dr Louise Webb

Senior Lecturer, Project Management

Faculty:Faculty of Science and Engineering

School:Engineering and the Built Environment

Location: Chelmsford

Research Supervision:Yes

Louise has a background in project management and in training and coaching project managers in industry. She has taught all levels and ages from undergraduate to postgraduate. She has research interests in teaching International students and in particular students from China and projects related to ‘smart cities’. Louise originally gained a medical degree before switching to a career in IT.



,Louise joined Anglia Ruskin University in 2015. She switched to academia after a career in Project Management during which she was a coach and then trainer to Project Managers in industry. Louise is a qualified PRINCE2 Practitioner

Louise moved to Higher Education in 2006 as a visiting lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University. In 2010 she taught adults to degree level Project Management, eCommerce, Database Application, Interpersonal Skills and Research Methods at the University of Sheffield. She then moved to the University of Bedfordshire as a Senior Tutor developing and delivering teaching to undergraduate and post-graduate students in Project Management and related disciplines. Here Louise developed “practice based” activities in the field of Project Management for Practice Weeks and supervised post-graduate dissertation projects.

Research interests

  • “Smart Cities” and technological change management
  • Teaching International students from China
  • Emerging Technologies in Higher Education environments
  • The rise of China as an industrial nation

Areas of research supervision

  • Project Management
  • Change Management
  • Information Systems


MSc Project Management
MSc Construction Project Management
MSc Engineering Management


MBCh B (Medical Degree) – Edinburgh University
MSc Computer Studies – Sheffield Hallam University
PGCert Teaching Learning Higher Education – Sheffield Hallam University

Memberships, editorial boards

Fellow, British Computing Society
Chartered IT Professional
Member of the Association of Project Management Professionals