Kate Maguire

MBA, MSc Lean Enterprise

Senior Lecturer in Business and Management

Oxford Brookes Business School


Kate is a Subject Co-Ordinator for the MBA programme. She is a Module Leader for both Postgraduate and Undergraduate modules.

Teaching and supervision


Modules taught

  • International Business Consultancy (Level 6)
  • Client Project (Level 7)
  • Consultancy Project (Level 7))
  • Entrepreneurial Theory and Practice (Level 7)
  • Project and Contract Management (Level 7)
  • Synoptic Research Project (Level 7)


Supervision of MSc Dissertations and Client Projects


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Professional information

Memberships of professional bodies

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Authority

Further details

Kate has more than 25 years of extensive business experience acquired from working in a variety of roles within the automotive sector. She has worked in a large number of different functions including: Quality, Finance, Sales Administration, Operations, Information Systems and Continuous Improvement. Kate’s business career includes 17 years working at Harley-Davidson Europe, the European Headquarters of Harley-Davidson Motor Company. Her roles at Harley-Davidson included project managing the introduction of a new Europe-wide vehicle stocking system, Director of Information Systems for Harley-Davidson Europe, including being part of the Leadership Team of a complex SAP implementation project and, most recently, Director of Continuous Improvement for the Harley-Davidson International Markets.