Dr Roshan Panditharathna is currently an external PhD supervisor who is affiliated with the University of Bolton. He has obtained his PhD from the University of Bolton where he specialises in marketing and innovation. He has experience in teaching and developing curriculum across various business-related disciplines and different awarding bodies such as ABP, Pearsons, OTHM, and a few foreign bodies. Currently, he is a senior lecturer and programme lead at Newcastle University Centre where he mainly overlooks postgraduate students. He is a keen researcher who presented a number of research papers in Finland, France, Germany, UK, and some parts of Asia. He is a member of many academic and professional bodies mainly in AdvanceHE (FHEA) and an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing.