Dr Leon van Achterbergh

Senior Teaching Fellow
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Leon's main areas of teaching involves Professional Training, Strategy, Entrepreneurship, and Service Management. He studied Philosophy & Sociology as a undergraduate majors for a Bachelor of Arts, and various business related diplomas after. He achieves his Masters at the Swiss Hotel School in Lausanne, and he gained his PhD in Business Management at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in South Africa. He joined the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management in September 2013.

Research interests

Entrepreneurship Decision-making Consumer behaviour Strategy Conflict resolution Social media


Entrepreneurship in the Hospitality and Tourism IndustryEthics in Hospitality and Tourism.

Departmental duties

Coordinating the SHTM Professional Training, lecturing and tutoring.