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Karen Gale


Hospitality and Tourism

Department of Tourism, Hospitality & Events Management , Royal Docks School of Business and Law

Karen started working at UEL as a HPL and is now a full-time lecturer within IoHT. After a successful career that spans over 2 decades within Hospitality, Events, Leisure and Tourism Industry she started to academically teach in 2013. bringing a wealth of practical and hands-on experience to the content she delivers.


  • BA (Hons)
  • MSc
  • DipM
  • HND
  • PLH

Areas Of Interest

Working towards a sustainable workforce in the Hospitality, Events, Leisure and Tourism Industry; Employability – enhancement of transferable skills; Workplace cultures; Leadership Strategies; The humanistic elements of our society/communities and our workforces; Challenges to be met for future managers; Future thinking for Sustainable innovations; Workforce as a competitive advantage; Human Capital; Focusing on the future of work and our industry.