Professor Dave Allan

Dave Allan
Emeritus Professor

Professor Dave Allan has worked internationally for companies including Ford Motor Company, Nissan Motors, BTR/Invensys, Garratt/Honeywell and VW/Bentley Motors, and established and managed a design consultancy.  As a change agent and industrial troubleshooter, he likes contributing to the effectiveness of organisations across a variety of industries. 

Dave joined Harper Adams University in 2008 where he taught manufacturing engineering, engineering design and technical project management at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

As Senior Lecturer, Course Tutor and Learning Innovation Leader at NMITE, Dave has focused for the last five years on the implementation of change in the design and delivery of higher education engineering education. His focus has been on the development of the resilience and capability of the graduate and the development of the practices which influence the learning process; particularly the motivation and engagement of students during learning, curricular design and the management of threshold concept learning, as well as assessment quality assurance.