May Ho

Lecturer in Business and Management

Email: ae1396@coventry.ac.uk

May Ho is a Chartered Manager (Fellow), AgilePM, and PRINCE2 Practitioner. She is the founder of artwhich®, a sustainability consultancy firm. May is a non-executive director at a renewable energy start-up, a primary school governor, and an advisory board member at a community interest company.

May is a module leader and a lecturer in Business and Management at Coventry University London. May holds external examinerships at the University of Suffolk and the University of the Gloucestershire. She delivers executive coaching programmes at SERC in Northern Ireland. May is an assessor for the University of Cambridge CISL eight-week sustainability online courses.  

May possesses twelve years' experience contributing to leading Customer Success, Corporate Responsibility, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and Learning functions in management consulting, information technology services and advisory, arts and heritage, and non-profit sectors in London and Hong Kong SAR, and has worked for organisations such as Gartner, and Thomson Reuters.

Qualifications

  • MSc in Applied Landscape Archaeology, University of Oxford, Expected in 2025
  • PGCert in Academic Practice in Higher Education, Coventry University, Expected in 2024
  • MSt in Sustainability Leadership, University of Cambridge, 2023
  • MA in Managing Archaeological Sites, Distinction, University College London (UCL), 2013

Professional and Industry Memberships

  • Chartered Manager (Fellow), Chartered Management Institute (CMI)
  • Master Member, European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC)
  • Member, Institute of Directors (IoD)
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Research and Consultancy

May’s research interests are sustainability leadership capacity, sustainable landscape management, and customer and visitor engagement. She was involved in fashion business and digital futures research projects at the London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London, examined pre- and post-pandemic pace of innovation, innovation quality, and investors’ risk appetite.

As a founder of artwhich®, May motivated 500+ global founders, senior leaders, and managers to improve their organisations’ sustainability management strategy. Through consulting projects, she enhanced the quality of the sustainability management plans and operational processes for three for-profits in the consulting, apparel design and manufacturing, and asset management fields.

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Teaching Areas

  • Leading Diverse Workforces (Level 7)
  • Entrepreneurial Practice (Level 7)
  • Leading Strategic Change through Creativity and Innovation (Level 7)
  • Managing a Global Workforce (Level 6)
The Queen's Award for Enterprise
University of the year shortlisted
QS Five Star Rating 2023