Newcastle University Business School

Staff Profile

Jo Clark



Newcastle University Business School, Lecturer Teaching and Scholarship

INTO Newcastle University, teacher

Jo is a lecturer on the Global Human Resources Management (GHRM) MSc and seminar leader on the Business Management BA (Hons) where she is also stage one coordinator.

Jo graduated in Economics from Newcastle University. Following completion of her Post Graduate Diploma in European Financial Analysis, also at Newcastle, Jo worked as a Parliamentary Analyst at the London Stock Exchange.

Jo is a Chartered Management Accountant and has experience in financial planning and consultancy roles at BT and BUPA. This experience underpins her practical business approach to teaching.

As part of a global yacht racing team Jo investigated the characteristics of high performing teams in complex environments. Jo used this experience extensively in her consultancy, work for large global organisations, before Jo joined Newcastle University again, as Assistant Director of HR, in 2004.

Jo uses her knowledge of effective team work to support student teams on the GHRM programme in achieving excellent academic results. Her business connections mean she has also been able to include practical business projects in some of her teaching, enhancing the employability agenda in the student experience.

Roles and Responsibilities

Module Leader  GHRM, Human Resources Development In a Global Economy (NBS8386)

Lecturer GHRM, Reflexive HR Practitioner (NBS8288)

Supervisor GHRM, Dissertation (NBS8799)

Seminar leader Business Management, BUS1016, BUS2025

Stage one coordinator Business Management (N200)


Post Graduate Certificate in Education 2015

British Psychological Society Level A & B

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (ACMA)

Post Graduate Diploma, Newcastle University

BA (Hons) Newcastle University


Current Teaching:

MSc Global Human Resources Management

NBS8386 Human Resources Development in a Global Economy (Module leader)

NBS8288 The Reflexive HR Practitioner

NBS8799 Practice Based project (Supervisor)


BUS2025 Managing Human Resources

BUS1016 Academic and Professional Skills Development

INTO Newcastle University, foundation business and international year one