Organisation Studies and Human Resource Management

Dr Michele Towell

  • Qualifications: BA (Hons), MA HRM, Dip. CIPD, DCam, CERT.Ed
  • Role Title: Senior Lecturer
  • Address: Richmond Building Portland Street Portsmouth PO1 3DE
  • Telephone: 023 984 4736
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  • Department: Organisation Studies and Human Resource Management
  • Faculty: Portsmouth Business School


Michele has worked in Higher Education for 10 years following a successful career in Rolls-Royce plc in a variety of HR (Learning and Development) and senior management roles.   She has worked in several Universities teaching a range of subjects from the OB and HRM curricular.  She is a Fellow of the CIPD and has to date specialised in delivering across the curricular related to the standards of this professional body.  Her research interests include executive coaching and the development of leaders and managers.   

Teaching Responsibilities

Course Leader: Currently, MSc International Human Resource Management

Previously MSc Leadership and Management and PG Diploma HRM

Her teaching portfolio and interests include the following:

Leadership Skills and Management

Learning and Development

Management Development

Coaching and Mentoring

Organisational Development


Executive coaching, performance management, responsible leadership, management development


Research profile

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