Faculty Profile

Areas of Interest
Leadership Development, Change Management, Sustainability, Sustainable Development, Corporate Social Responsibility

Alex Steele

Visiting Professor


Alex Steele is the Managing Director & Founder of Improwise. Improwise was established by Alex in 2004 with a focus on working with organisations in areas linking change, innovation, leadership, sustainability & the practice of improvisation. Improwise provides expertise in environmental management, sustainability, corporate social responsibility, leadership development, organisational change & innovation. Improwise also offers a series of programmes, linking leadership development with CSR projects in Uganda, Kenya, Bangladesh, Colombia & Venezuela. These programmes take small groups of European professionals out to work alongside community groups in these countries. Among other academic work, Alex is a Visiting Professor in Transformational Learning & Sustainable Development at the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh. He was the Programme Director of Environmental Management, Sustainable Development & CSR at the University of Gloucestershire from 1994 until 2009.

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The University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh and its curricula are accredited by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh, and approved by the Ministry of Education, Government of People's Republic of Bangladesh.

emk Since March, 2018, the University of ​Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) is associated with the EMK Center as its management partner along with the American Center of U.S. Embassy Dhaka.