Hospitality and Tourism Management
Marc has an extensive background in hospitality and tourism management, both as a practitioner and within the education sector. After holding management positions with Relais & Chateau, the Townhouse Company and in pub and restaurant management, Marc moved into the area of hospitality and tourism education. As Scottish Manager for the National Training Organisation for Hospitality, and then as Head of Nations for the Sector Skills Council for Hospitality, Leisure, Travel and Tourism, Marc managed extensive research and development projects for vocational training programmes across the UK, such as Modern Apprenticeships, National Apprenticeships, Vocational Qualifications and Occupational Standards.
More recently, Marc developed expertise in Scottish and National Alcohol Licensing Law and Training and has written several industry textbooks and training programmes for the industry on the subject. Current areas of academic interest include alcohol licensing, alcohol education research, vocational award development and national and international curriculum development within hospitality and tourism.