Aaron Tan

Aaron Tan PGCert, SFHEA

Teaching Fellow in Entrepreneurship

Key details

Aaron Tan

Teaching Fellow in Entrepreneurship

Aaron graduated in Management with Marketing from the University of Manchester (formerly UMIST). Before joining the University Aaron had spent fifteen years working in a variety of industries from Aerospace and Defence to Road Reinstatement.  He also has experience in working in firms of all sizes from start-ups, SMEs, multinationals and as an entrepreneur.  His breadth of experience allows him to deliver practical insights into the theories and concepts being taught.

Responsibilities within the university

Programme Leader:

  • Business Logistics and Transport Management
  • Business Purchasing and Supply Chain Management
  • Business Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Programme Link Tutor – responsible for the teaching and student experience across several undergraduate programmes.

Module Leader – responsible for the design and delivery of two undergraduate modules in Entrepreneurship including a final year undergraduate programme.

Teaching – teaching various modules at both undergraduate and postgraduate level focusing on Entrepreneurship.


  • Outstanding Teaching – Faculty Staff Awards 2020
  • Nominated for: Supervisor of the Year, Faculty Star, Outstanding Personal Tutor and Extra Mile Awards – Student Led Teaching Awards 2020


  • FHEA – Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Member of the Institute of Leadership and Management

Research / Scholarly interests

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Start-ups
  • Pedagogy