Dr Russell Cowley
Senior Lecturer, Programme Director for Global Sports Management
Birmingham City Business School
Russell retired from a professional ice hockey career (2017) that spanned over 17 years, winning a world championship gold medal in April 2017, also his final game at the elite level.
During his professional ice hockey career, Russell co-founded a charity, which saw him manage and oversee the major business functions – such as strategy, marketing and HR.
Russell has over 8 years teaching experience in higher education, with particular focus on the business and management of sport. Russell received his PhD, which focused on consumer behaviour, in May 2018 from Coventry University