Stephen O'Regan

Stephen O'Regan


  • 213 Queen's Building, Southlands


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Personal profile


Stephen began his career an economist for the Australian Treasury preparing the annual budget for before switching to management consultancy after postgraduate studies in Information Technology and an MBA with distinction at Warwick University Business School.

Stephen developed a deep interest and expertise in marketing, sales and entrepreneurship through a series of senior business development roles for Texas Instruments, Computer Associates and Micro Focus, qualifying as a Chartered Marketer, winning several sales awards and investing in several start-up companies, along the way. In recognition of his marketing practitioner skills Stephen was awarded Fellowship of the Chartered Institute of Marketing.

Stephen O'Regan has convened MSc Marketing, BSc International Business, BSc Marketing, BSc Business Management and Retail Marketing and BSc Marketing and Multi-Media.

While at the University of Roehampton Stephen has been awarded over £150,000 in grants and contributes regularly to consultancy, bids and other business engagement projects for the Business School.



PhD University of Reading/Henley Business School.

PG Certificate of Education University of Greenwich.

MBA (Distinction) University of Warwick Business School.

PG Diploma Information Systems University of Canberra.

BA (Hons) Economics Lancaster University.


Chartered Marketer.

Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing.

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Research interests

Serial Entrepreneurship. Brand Management. Marketing for Small Business.

Higher Education and Business Community Engagement

Research projects

The economics of serial entrepreneurship (PhD Thesis) a study of 26 entrepreneurs and their 124 start-up ventures.

Professional affiliations

Chartered Marketer and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing

Consultancy work

Stephen's consultancy projects span a wide range of international companies including Shell, Rolls Royce Aerospace, Lloyds TSB, Maersk Containers, Statoil, Deutsche Bank, Guinness Group, EADS Aerospace, Telenor and Tele Danmark. Stephen's consultancy, business development and management roles for Texas Instruments, Computer Associates and Micro Focus have taken him around the world including responsibility for country operations in the UK and Denmark and regional responsibility for Europe, Middle East and Africa. Stephen has delivered numerous strategic projects covering stock exchanges, global shipping logistics, bond trading, national citizen identity management, customer loyalty, customer relationship management and retail banking. These include a number of world firsts such as the first paperless national share and bond register and the first global point to point shipping container tracking system.

In higher education Stephen has won funding and delivered two consultancy projects for HEFCE (JISC) on the application of new techonology to enhance business community engagement by UK universities.