Dr Fred Paterson

Dr Fred Paterson
Project Lead: D2EE SME Network
University of Derby
Tel: +44 (0)1332 592363

Dr. Fred Paterson is a Senior Lecturer in Leadership Development at the University of Derby within the College of Business, Law and Social Sciences. Fred holds a PhD in professional learning and specialises in sustainable business, system change and how people learn to become leaders. He initiated the Business School’s involvement in the U.N. backed Principles of Responsible Management Education initiative (PRME).

Fred is both Fellow of the Higher Education Association (FHEA) and Royal Society for the Arts (FRSA). He leads the D2EE Network that supports SMEs to grow their low carbon business; coordinates the Sustainable Business and Green Economy Research Cluster, representing the University on the Low Carbon forum of the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership. He also runs his own consultancy ‘Accelerate the Shift’ that provides experiential and discovery based learning experiences for leaders at every level of organisations and communities.