Richard McCracken has been the Director of ecch since March 2008. He oversees ecch’s global operations from its UK office.
Richard regularly represents the case community at conferences, workshops and competitions as both a speaker and moderator. At the annual Academy of Management conference in 2011 he moderated a workshop session on case writing. Richard is also on the judging panel for the annual ecch and EFMD case writing competitions.
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Prior to joining ecch Richard was Head of Intellectual Property at the Open University (OU). During his time at the OU Richard was instrumental in the development and launch of the OpenLearn initiative, which makes educational resources from OU courses freely available worldwide via the Internet. Richard was also a member of the senior management team responsible for negotiating and managing the University's unique relationship with the BBC.
Richard holds degrees in English Literature (University of Sheffield) and Law (Open University), and a postgraduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Law (University of London).