Campbell completed his PhD in 1986 on the human aspects of technology in the
mining industry and worked as a researcher on HR, leadership, and organization
in Henley, London, and Aston Business Schools before joining the University of
Birmingham School of Government, UK, in 1989. Over the next 20 years, he worked
extensively as a trainer, researcher, and consultant on public-sector
management, initially in the UK and then extensively in transitional economies. Since 2009, he has directed the Master’s in Public Administration (MPA) and the
MPA in Human Resources, University of Birmingham School of Government UK.