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Mrs. Anna Borley-Russell

  • Job title: Senior Lecturer in Leisure Management
  • Department: Events, Tourism & Hospitality

General information

Anna Borley is currently a Senior Lecturer in Leisure Management (Tourism & Events) at the University of Northampton, Business School (UK). Anna earned her MA in Cultural Events Management at De Montfort University and has a BA in Contemporary Tourism Management from Staffordshire University. Anna has worked for UK-based retail and business travel companies, and has managed a college-based retail travel agency, as well as working in training roles within both sectors.​


Anna teaches tourism and events management within the Business School at The University of Northampton. She is module leader for, and teaches on several modules including:

  • LEI1003 – Tourism Impacts and Sustainability
  • LEI2003 – Sustainable Tourism
  • LEI3007 – The Cultural Olympiad
  • LEIM010 – International Sustainable Tourism ​


Anna has been involved in a number of research projects during her career with her main focus on the following subject areas:

  • Sustainable and responsible tourism
  • The impacts of tourism development
  • Sustainable and green events
  • Festival and cultural event management

Completed research projects:

  • ‘Green Messages – Action, Recognition or Ignorance?’ (September 2011)​

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