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John Lupton

John Lupton

Honorary Teaching Fellow

John Lupton, is the Chief Executive of Scott & Fyfe Ltd, an Employee Owned technical textile business based in Tayport, Scotland. He is a qualified Polymer Chemist and holds an MBA with Distinction from Birmingham University.  He has held a number of senior positions and operated on every continent, in such diverse fields as fibre optic solutions, automotive components, construction equipment and building materials.  A Fellow of the Institute of Directors, John is an advocate of design led business models, employee ownership and the creation of cultures of innovation.

John contributes as a guest speaker on the School's Executive Education programmes and has spoken on the topic of business development for the School's MX Programme for postgraduate and senior honours undergraduate students.  He also makes regular contributions to the following modules:

  • MN4263 Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development
  • MN5470 Managing Human Resources
  • MN5481 Masterclasses in Human Resource Management
  • MN5510 Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Creativity