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University of Lincoln
Brayford Pool
United Kingdom

About Timothy Collett

Tim served for over 27 years as a Catering Officer, and latterly as a Logistics Officer in the Royal Air Force. During his service he was employed in a variety of posts, primarily in the role of catering specialist, with the pinnacle of his Royal Air Force catering responsibilities being empowered for 3 years as the Head of the Royal Air Force Catering Specialization. Other roles included: Planning, Finance & Budgets officer; Leadership lecturer and instructor; Head of the Royal Air Force Catering School; and Human Recourse and Talent Management. His last tour of duty before retirement was as Senior Staff officer responsible for the identification and development of the Generic Education and Training Curriculum for all Royal Air Force personnel, and associated responsibility for the development of the Royal Air Force Virtual Learning Environment. Tim served overseas in Germany, the Falkland Islands, Iraq and Saudi Arabia, whilst enjoying postings across England and Scotland. Tim retired from the Royal Air Force in June 2013, and took up the position of Work Based Distance Learning Military Programmes Manager. More recently Tim decided that his ‘forte’ was with within Teaching, Learning and Student engagement, thus applied and was accepted as a Full-Time WBDL Tutor. 

Department Responsibilities

Programme Leadership for the following WBDL Programmes: BSc (Hons) Engineering Management (Military Pathways) Foundation Degree Logistics Management Module Leadership for the following Modules: Situational Exercises and Management Studies (Level 6) Developing as a Leader and Manager in a Logistics Environment (Level 5) Advanced Logistics and Supply Chain Management (Level 5)

Subject Specialism

Logistics, Leadership and Management, Culture, Hospitaity


  • PGCE HE (Teaching and Learning) — University of Lincoln, 2017
  • Masters in Business Administration — Staffordshire University, 2014
  • Post Graduate Certificate - Leadership — Exeter University, 2011
  • Post Graduate Diploma - Hospitality Management — Sheffield Hallam University, 2006
  • BA - Hotel & Catering Administration — Huddersfield Polytechnic, 1984

Professional Affiliations

  • AdvanceHE — Fellow
  • Institute of Leadership & Management — Fellow
  • Institute of Hospitality — Member