Daniel Baxter

Daniel Baxter is a Lecturer in International Event Management within the Sports, Events and Tourism department. His teaching focuses on policy and resourcing in the event and tourism industry, event tourism, practical event delivery and employability and enterprise and he teaches on both undergraduate and post graduate programmes in these specialisms. Daniel is also a fellow of the Higher Education academy

Daniel’s research interests lie in the area of event tourism specifically the role they can play in developing destinations. His PhD is focusing on evaluating the economic impact of Homecoming Scotland 2014.

Prior to becoming a lecturer, Daniel worked in the commercial Events and Tourism industries for various international companies such as Tui UK, the Moffat Centre, ILOVETOUR and British Airways. In addition to his academic research, he has been involved in a number of consultancy projects nationally and internationally and continues to engage with industry to enhance all aspects of the student experience whilst at GCU.