Staff

Dr Adedeji Abimbola

Dr Adedeji Abimbola

Senior Lecturer in Finance

Department of Accounting and Finance

Dr Facundo Albornoz-Crespo

Dr Facundo Albornoz-Crespo

Reader in Economics

Department of Economics

Nikoleta Anesti

Teaching Fellow in Economics

Department of Economics

Niki joined the Department of Economics, at Birmingham University, in September 2014. She holds a BSc degree in International and European Economics from Athens University of Economics and Business in Greece, a MSc degree in Economics and Finance from Warwick Business School and she is expected to complete her PhD in Economics from the university of Warwick by September 2014.

Barbara Armstrong

Barbara Armstrong

Senior Teaching Fellow & Director of UG Business Programmes-Singapore

Marketing

Barbara joined Birmingham Business School in 2002. She has over 20 years work experience largely, although not exclusively, in an export marketing environment, where she was responsible for sales and marketing to Latin America and the Iberian Peninsula. She has worked for large multinationals, as well as SMEs and Government Departments.

Mrs Nishat Azmat

Mrs Nishat Azmat

Teaching Fellow in Accounting

Department of Accounting and Finance

Nishat has lectured at the University of Birmingham for over ten years teaching management accounting, financial accounting, accounting theory and information systems for accountants. Previously she worked in both industry and practice.

Professor Roger Backhouse

Professor Roger Backhouse

Professor of the History and Philosophy of Economics

Department of Economics

Roger Backhouse's recent research has been on the history of economics, including a book on John Maynard Keynes, and the the history of the social sciences since 1945. His book, co-authored with Mauro Boianovsky, Transforming Modern Macroeconomics; Exploring Disequilibrium Microfoundations, 1956-2003has been awarded the Blangui Prize by the European Society of the History of Economic ...

Ralph Bailey

Ralph Bailey

Senior Lecturer

Department of Economics

Research Interests:

Time series econometrics; quantitative methods; philosophy of research and enquiry

Dr Siddhartha Bandyopadhyay

Dr Siddhartha Bandyopadhyay

Senior Lecturer in Economics

Department of Economics

Siddhartha is an internationally recognised economist in the field of political economy and public policy. His work on political coalitions has been published in internationally leading journals and has been widely cited by leading scholars in the field. His papers are on the reading list of a numner of courses in political economy in reputed universities. He has a particular interest in ...

Professor Anindya Banerjee

Professor Anindya Banerjee

Professor of Econometrics

Department of Economics

Research interests: Factor models; forecasting with large datasets; time-varying structural vector autoregressions; panel data models with integrated series

Dr Marco Barassi

Dr Marco Barassi

Lecturer in Econometrics
Programme Director

Department of Economics

Charles Barrett

Honorary Senior Research Fellow

Centre for Urban and Regional Studies

Richard Barrett studies at Cape Town and Oxford Universities before joining the staff of the Economics Department, The University of Birmingham, UK.

Richard Barrett was was appointed as a Senior Lecturer in1991, and is currently an Honorary Senior Research Fellow in theDepartment.  His lecturing has been chiefly in advanced micro areas,and he has supervised several ...

Dr Ufuk Gunes Bebek

Dr Ufuk Gunes Bebek

Teaching Fellow in Economics

Department of Economics

Ufuk Gunes Bebek is an applied economist whose research is primarily focused on international trade and macroeconomic aspects of international trade.

Dr Sami Bensassi

Dr Sami Bensassi

Lecturer in Managerial Economics

Department of Management

After completing a PhD in Economics (University of Paris Nanterre, France), Sami Bensassi joined the University Jaume I (Spain) in 2009. During the period he passed in Spain, he led a research project on the impact of maritime trade on the Mediterranean countries for the Center for Research on the Mediterranean Economies (CREMED). In 2012, Sami started lecturing at the University of ...

Gill Bentley

Gill Bentley

Lecturer

Department of Management

Specialisms

  • Industry clusters
  • EU regional policy and governance
  • Innovation
  • Industrial competitiveness and the regional economy
  • Automotive and the food industries
  • Labour market change
  • ...

Professor Jane Binner

Professor Jane Binner

Department of Accounting and Finance

Dr Holly Birkett

Dr Holly Birkett

Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour

Department of Management

Holly is a Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour. She has previously worked at The University of Warwick and Scottish Power Plc. Holly has taught Organisation Management, Orgnaisation Theory and HRM at undergraduate and masters levels and conducts research in the fields of careers, work transitions, identity, social enterprise and retirement.

Dr Christian Bogmans

Dr Christian Bogmans

Lecturer in Economics

Department of Economics

Christian Bogmans is a Lecturer in Economics at the University of Birmingham. Before moving to the UK, he was a postdoctoral researcher at the VU University Amsterdam. His research interests span the fields of environmental economics, international trade and energy economics. He holds a PhD in Economics from CentER, Tilburg University and a MSc in International Economics and Business from ...

Dr Adrian Boucher

Visiting Lecturer

School of Business

Providing part-time lecturing support in quantitative management analysis and the management and integration of e-business.

Stephen Brammer

Stephen Brammer

Professor of Strategy

Department of Management

Stephen Brammer is Professor of Strategy at Birmingham Business School. His main research interests are corporate responsibility, business ethics, and reputation management. Specifically, his research explores firm-stakeholder relationships, the strategic management of these, and their impacts upon company performance and reputation. His research has been widely published in leading ...

Dr Layla Branicki

Dr Layla Branicki

Lecturer in Strategy and International Business

Department of Management

Prior to joining Birmingham Business School Layla was a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in the Strategy, Organisational Learning and Resilience Research Unit at Warwick Business School. Layla has won research grants from the Institute of Advanced Studies (Warwick), Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

Professor John Bryson

Professor John Bryson

Department of Management

John's research is motivated by a desire to understand and explain the complex ways in which production is organized through space and in place and via a variety of forms of enterprise.

John Cadle

Brit Insurance Senior Fellow

School of Business

Dr Giovanni Calice

Dr Giovanni Calice

Lecturer in Financial Economics

Dr Nicholas Carline

Dr Nicholas Carline

Lecturer in Finance

Department of Accounting and Finance

I joined the faculty and Department of Accounting and Finance in June 2011. 

Prior to this I was on the faculty of Lancaster University Management School in the Department of Accounting and Finance. My responsibilities at LUMS included the role of Deputy Director of Masters Programmes in Accounting and Finance.

Professor Fiona Carmichael

Professor Fiona Carmichael

Professor of Labour Economics

Department of Management

Dr Catherine Casson

Dr Catherine Casson

Teaching Fellow in Business and Society

Department of Management

Catherine's research and teaching interests lie in the field of business history and economic history, which she studied in a long-run comparative perspective. She is currently conducted research into three topics: the history of entrepreneurship; reputation and economic performance in English towns and property rents and prices from the medieval to the modern period and studies these ...

Dr Caroline Chapain

Dr Caroline Chapain

Lecturer

Department of Management

Specialisms

  • Creativity, innovation, creative industries and creative cities and regions
  • Economic restructuring, plant closures and redundancies
  • Local and regional economic development
  • Public policies (governance, cluster policy)
  • ...

Sajid Chaudhry

Sajid Chaudhry

Research Fellow

Department of Accounting and Finance

Sajid is an AHRC/Max Fry Research Fellow at Birmingham Business School. He has completed his PhD from School of Business and Economics, Maastricht University, The Netherlands. His research interests include micro and macro economic aspects of Banking.

Professor John Child

Professor John Child

Professor of Commerce

Department of Management

John Child is Professor of Commerce at the University of Birmingham, UK, Professor of Management at Plymouth University, and Visiting Professor at Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Management, the Academy of International Business and the British Academy of Management. In 2006, he was elected a Fellow of the prestigious British Academy [FBA]. In 2012 he ...

Professor Matthew Cole

Professor Matthew Cole

Professor of Environmental Economics

Department of Economics

Research Interests: Environmental Economics; Development Economics; International Economics (and the intersection of the three)

Chris Collinge

Chris Collinge

Senior Lecturer

Department of Management

Specialisms include;

  • Regional and local economic change, with particular reference to the emergence of regional knowledge economies in a cross-national context
  • Evolving patterns of public sector governance, strategy and leadership, as between markets, hierarchies, groups and decentred networks
  • Issues in the ...

Professor Simon Collinson

Professor Simon Collinson

Dean of Birmingham Business School
Professor of International Business and Innovation

Department of Management

Professor Derek Condon

Professor Derek Condon

Director of Postgraduate Taught Programmes
Professor of International Business and Corporate Governance

Department of Management

Derek is the Director of Postgraduate Taught Programmes for Birmingham Business School with responsibility for postgraduate taught programmes in the UK, Singapore, Hong Kong and China. Previously he was the Assistant Dean for Executive Masters Programmes at Warwick Business School. Derek teaches postgraduate International Business and Corporate Governance modules.

Dr Tom Coogan

Teaching Fellow

Dr Tom Coogan joined Birmingham Business School in September 2012 after several years working across disciplines and departments in critical theory, sociology and management. Tom’s PhD at Leicester University was an inter-disciplinary project looking at disability identity in terms of discourse and embodiment. 

Tom is currently working on research into ...

Dr Tony Cook

Dr Tony Cook

Part time Visiting Lecturer

Department of Accounting and Finance

Lecturer in Accounting and Finance. Professional experience as a management accountant in the areas of budgetary control systems, capital expenditure appraisals and financial investigations. Extensive teaching experience in financial management initially within the context of the health service teaching clinicians and other health care managers in the UK and internationally and has ...

Dr Paul Cox

Dr Paul Cox

Senior Lecturer of Finance

Department of Accounting and Finance

Professor Robert Cressy

Professor Robert Cressy

Professor of Finance, Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Department of Accounting and Finance

Robert Cressy, BA(Wales), PhD(Edinburgh), is Professor of Finance, Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Birmingham Business School, an appointment he has held since 2006. Previous appointments include Professor of Finance at Cass and Hull business schools, Assistant Director of Warwick University Business School’s Centre for Small and Medium Enterprises and Lectureships in Economics ...

Thomas Cuckston

Thomas Cuckston

Lecturer in Accounting

Department of Accounting and Finance

Tom completed his undergraduate degree in Natural Sciences at the University of Cambridge in 2003. He then worked in the accounting profession for six years, qualifying with the ACCA in 2007. He completed a Master of Research degree at the University of York in 2010 and then a PhD at Newcastle University in February 2014.  The title of his thesis was 'Financial Accounting Calculation ...

Philip Cullen

Visiting Lecturer

School of Business

Ceri Davies

Ceri Davies

Teaching Fellow
Department of Economics

Department of Economics

Dr Lisa De Propris

Dr Lisa De Propris

Reader in Regional Economic Development

Department of Management

My main research interests are: small firms and clusters; competitiveness in clusters and regions; forms of clusters and governance; innovation; clusters and foreign direct investment; regional development; knowledge economy and clusters, and creative and cultural industries. In parallel, I have always been concerned with the role of the government and institutions, and have looked at ...

Dr Amalia Di Girolamo

Dr Amalia Di Girolamo

Lecturer in Experimental Economics

Department of Economics

Amalia Di Girolamo is an experimental and behavioural economist. Her research is primarily focused on the analysis of decision-making under risk. Part of her research has analysed the importance of financial literacy on the individual choices by means of field and lab experiments. Another significant strand of Amalia’s research looks at the role of gender differences in risk and ...

Dr Paolo Di Martino

Dr Paolo Di Martino

Senior Lecturer in International Business History

Department of Management

Paolo Di Martino joined the Birmingham Business School in 2010. He has been lecturer in Economic History at the University of Bristol (2002-2004), Birmingham (2004-2005) and Manchester (2005-2010). In 2008 he has been junior visiting fellow at the Department of Economic History of the London School of economics.

He gained his PhD in Economic History at the Department of ...

Professor David Dickinson

Professor David Dickinson

Professor

School of Business

Lucy Dilley

Lucy Dilley

Teaching Fellow in Accounting

Department of Accounting and Finance

Since joining the Business School as a Teaching Fellow in the Accounting and Finance department, Lucy acts as Admissions Tutor for the Accounting and Finance BSc programme. Lucy also lectures Basic Accounting and Auditing modules.

Prior to joining the Business School Lucy was an Audit Manager at KPMG

Dr Rory Donnelly

Dr Rory Donnelly

Senior Lecturer in HRM & OB
Head of Department: OWE
Programme Director: MSc HRM

Department of Management

I am the Head of the Organisations, Work and Employment Department (OWE). The department comprises over 20 members of faculty who are active in critically focused and theoretically informed research and teaching on contemporary management, work and employment in organisations.

I am also the Director of the MSc HRM Programme at the Business School. Two pathways are ...

Dr Michalis Drouvelis

Dr Michalis Drouvelis

Reader in Behavioural Economics

Department of Economics

Research interests: Behavioural and Experimental Economics, Applied Game Theory, Public Economics

Personal homepage: https://sites.google.com/site/michalisdrouvelis/

Professor Joanne Duberley

Professor Joanne Duberley

Professor of Organisational Studies

Department of Management

Jo is a Professor of Organisation Studies. She has previously worked at Heriot Watt University, Sheffield University, Leeds University and Sheffield Hallam University. Jo has taught OB, HRM and change management to postgraduate and undergraduate students. She has supervised 6 PhDs to completion and is currently supervising 7 PhD students and 1 DBA student.

Professor Jayasri Dutta

Professor Jayasri Dutta

Professor of Economics

Department of Economics

Professor Paul Edwards

Professor Paul Edwards

Professor of Employment Relations

Department of Management

Paul Edwards joined BBS in April 2011 from Warwick Business School where he was Director of the Industrial Relations Research Unit and held several Associate Dean positions. He is a Fellow of the British Academy, and has served as the chair of the Academy’s Social Science Group. He was a member of the 2008 RAE sub-panel for business and management, and is a member of the sub-panel ...

Dr Georgios Efthyvoulou

Research Fellow

School of Business

Georgios joined the School in July 2010, after completing his PhD in Economics at Birkbeck, University of London. His main research interests are in the areas of Political Economics and International Industrial Economics. He will contribute to the SERVICEGAP < http://www.servicegap.org> project which considers the academic and policy concerns that arise from the increasing ...

Professor Robert Elliott

Professor Robert Elliott

Professor
Director of Education
Director of Admissions and Recruitment

Department of Economics

Professor Robert Elliott is an applied economist who works at the intersection of international economics, development economics, environmental and energy economics and international business. He has a particular interest in the Chinese economy, firm behaviour, natural disasters and the impact of globalisation on the environment.

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Dr Joanne Ercolani

Dr Joanne Ercolani

Senior Lecturer in Economics

Department of Economics

Dr Marco Ercolani

Dr Marco Ercolani

Lecturer in Econometrics

Department of Economics

Curriculum vitae

Personal Homepage

I am an applied econometrician. I work on a range of socio-economic problems with particular focus on using large datasets to look into issues on health, ageing, and education. In addition to using standard econometric procedures, I program statistical packages to carry out non-standard regressions and tests. I enjoy ...

Dr Hisham Farag

Dr Hisham Farag

Lecturer in Finance

Department of Accounting and Finance

Professor John Fender

Professor John Fender

Professor of Macroeconomics
Leader of the Macroeconomics and Finance Research Group
Deputy Head of Department

Department of Economics

John Fender has been at the University of Birmingham since 1992 and Professor of Macroeconomics since 1998. He is leader of the Macroeconomics and Finance Research Group and Deputy Head of Department. His main current research interest is in analysing the effects of fiscal consolidation programmes. He published a book on Monetary Policy in 2012.

John Fender CV

Robert Fleming

Robert Fleming

Teaching Fellow

Robert is the module leader for the Analytical techniques module and the Quantitative Methods for accounting and finance.

Dr Sarah Forbes

Dr Sarah Forbes

Lecturer

Marketing

Sarah’s research interests are focused in the area of Social Marketing and specifically the efforts related to physical activity and alcohol consumption. For example, Sarah has researched topics ranging from how an individual is classified as sufficiently active to help with the identification of receptive insufficiently active individuals, to a students’ ability to recall ...

Mark Foster

Mark Foster

Senior Teaching Fellow

Marketing

Mark is a highly experienced communications professional with a background in broadcasting, media and public relations having been a BBC Business Correspondent and Manager of Corporate Communications for Jaguar Land Rover. He runs a media consultancy firm working with global companies in the financial, legal and industrial sectors. His association with the Business School began in 2010 as ...

Dr Panagiotis Fouskas

Dr Panagiotis Fouskas

Teaching Fellow in Economics

Department of Economics

Panos joined the Department of Economics, at Birmingham University, in 2014. He holds a BSc degree in Economics with specialization in General Economic Theory and Policy from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH), Greece, a MSc degree in Financial and Business Economics from University of Essex, Department of Economics, UK and a PhD in from Swansea University, UK. Panos has ...

Dr George Georgiou

Dr George Georgiou

Senior Lecturer

Department of Accounting and Finance

Dr Drew Gertner

Dr Drew Gertner

Research Fellow
Enterprise Research Centre (ERC) and the Centre for Research in Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship (CREME)

Department of Management

Drew Gertner is a Research Fellow at CREME working on a research project focused on mapping the landscape of enterprise support for diverse businesses. The research project is part of the Enterprise Research Centre (ERC), a collaborative programme of work led by Warwick Business School with Aston, Imperial and Strathclyde Business Schools as partner institutions.

Dr John Gibney

Dr John Gibney

Senior Fellow

Department of Management

Research Interests & Specialisms

  • Knowledge and Innovation Leadership
  • Leadership and Governance in City and Regional Development
  • Knowledge Policy in the Sub-national Development Context

 

Dr Emanuel Gomes

Dr Emanuel Gomes

Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in International Business and Strategy

Dr. Emanuel Gomes is a Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in International Business and Strategy at the University of Birmingham, Birmingham Business School (UK), and a Visiting Associate Professor at Universidade Nova, Nova School of Business and Economics (Portugal).

His specialist teaching is in, International Business, Strategic Management, Managing International ...

Dr Christoph Görtz

Dr Christoph Görtz

Lecturer in Macroeconomics

Research Interests:

Macroeconomics with particular interest in business cycles; news, expectations and learning; financial intermediation and financial frictions; DSGE modelling; and inventory and investment dynamics.

For more information please visit my personal website

Dr Michel Goyer

Dr Michel Goyer

Senior Lecturer

Department of Management

Michel Goyer joined BBS in June 2013 from Warwick Business School where he was a member of the Industrial Relations and Organizational Behaviour group. He was also a committee member in the Industrial Relations Research Unit (IRRU) at Warwick. Previous appointments include visiting research fellow at the Wissenschaftszentrum (Berlin), post-doctoral fellow at the Max Planck Institute for ...

Professor Francis Greene

Professor Francis Greene

Professor of Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Department of Management

Francis Greene joined BBS in April 2012 from Warwick Business School where he worked in the Centre for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises.  He has been a visiting professor at Mannheim University and a visiting researcher at Barclays Bank and for the New Zealand government.  His client list includes the OECD, the UK government, Shell plc, Capital One, the Work Foundation, ACCA ...

Professor Alessandra Guariglia

Professor Alessandra Guariglia

Professor of Financial Economics
Head of Department

Department of Economics

Alessandra Guariglia received her PhD from Boston University. She is currently a Professor of Financial Economics and Head of the Department of Economics at the University of Birmingham. Prior to that, she has worked at the Universities of Essex, Kent, Nottingham, and Durham. She is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Banking and Finance and the European Journal of Finance. In 2011 and ...

Marta Guerriero

Marta Guerriero

Department of Economics

Mark Hall

Mark Hall

Department of Management

Mark is a senior lecturer in project and operations management. Previously, he worked at the University of Bristol and University of Bath. Apart from operations and project management, he has also taught change and innovation management, organizational theory and research methods, both at undergraduate and postgraduate level. His current area of research is in behaviours in response to ...

Ron Hallmark

Visiting Lecturer

School of Business

Ron Hallmark spent his career mainly in the Department of French Studies, University of Birmingham, where his specialist interests lay in the literature and culture of sixteenth century France, and in language.

In particular, he was, for a number ofyears, responsible for devising and delivering language coursesappropriate for students of Commerce and Social Science. ...

Dr Victoria Hanna

Dr Victoria Hanna

Department of Management

Victoria is a Lecturer in Operations Management. She has previously worked at The University of Melbourne (Australia), University of Canterbury (New Zealand) and Rolls-Royce Plc. Victoria has taught project management, operations management and technology management at undergraduate and master’s level and researches in the fields of small business networking and supply chain ...

Dr Geraint Harvey

Dr Geraint Harvey

Senior Lecturer in HRM and Industrial Relations

Department of Management

Harvey is a Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations. He joined Birmingham Business School in April 2013, having previously worked at the School of Business, Swansea University and Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University.

Dr Michael Henry

Dr Michael Henry

Lecturer in Economics

Department of Economics

Dr Dan Herbert

Dr Dan Herbert

Senior Lecturer in Accounting

Department of Accounting and Finance

Dr. Maria Jesus Herrerias

Dr. Maria Jesus Herrerias

Lecturer in Energy Economics

Department of Economics

Maria Jesus Herrerias is Lecturer in Energy Economics at the Department of Economics at the University of Birmingham. She is an expert on Chinese studies based on economic growth, international trade and regional development.

Recently, she has started to work on energy and environmental issues in the case of developed and developing countries with emphasis on China. Her ...

Dr Andy Hodder

Dr Andy Hodder

Lecturer in Employment Relations

Department of Management

Dr Andy Hodder joined Birmingham Business School in September 2012 after completing a PhD at Keele University. Andy’s PhD looked at trade union organising within the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS). This research reviewed the extent to which the PCS has adopted the organising agenda and evaluated its impact on membership and levels of activism, during a period of civil ...

Professor Ron Hodges

Professor Ron Hodges

Professor of Accounting

Department of Accounting and Finance

Ron joined the Birmingham Business School on 1st March, 2012. He is currently Head of the department of Accounting and Finance. Ron is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. His research interests include the regulation of public sector accounting; public sector governance, audit and accountability; ...

Nicholas Horsewood

Nicholas Horsewood

Senior Lecturer in Economics

Department of Economics

Dr David Houghton

Dr David Houghton

Lecturer in Marketing

Marketing

David is currently a Lecturer in Marketing at Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham. He has a Ph.D. in Management from the University of Bath, and a degree in Psychology. His research centers on the psychology of communication online, with a specific interest in the management of privacy, self-disclosure, uncertainty reduction and the formation, maintenance and ...

Dr Linda Hsieh

Dr Linda Hsieh

Lecturer in International Business

Department of Management

Linda is a lecturer in International Business, joined University of Birmingham in September 2008, having previously worked as a lecturer in International Business and then senior lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University (09/2005-09/2008).

Peter Hyde

Peter Hyde

Senior Teaching Fellow & Director of the MSc Programme

Marketing

Peter Hyde graduated from the University of Birmingham in 1990 with an MBA after completing a two year full time programme. Prior to this, he had gained extensive experience in both retailing and distribution. Peter contributes extensively to the teaching of marketing and international business on full and part time MBA programmes in University House and in Singapore and acts as ...

Dr Liza Jabbour

Dr Liza Jabbour

Lecturer in Business Economics

School of Business

Liza joined the Business School in 2010. Previously she worked as a lecturer at the Manchester Business School and as a research fellow at the University of Nottingham. She is an external research fellow of the GEP centre and of the Kiel Institute for the World Economy. Liza gained her PhD at the University of Paris I Pantheon-Sorbonne. Her main research interest is applied international ...

Professor Ranko Jelic

Professor Ranko Jelic

Professor of Finance
Head of Department of Finance

Department of Accounting and Finance

Dr Rosalind Jones

Dr Rosalind Jones

Lecturer in Marketing

Marketing

Roz is a graduate of the University of Leicester, where she obtained a Masters in Business and Administration in 2005. Her career until 2005 was in the public sector, working in a range of managerial and marketing roles since 1992 in the North West of England. These roles gained her three awards in 1996, 2000 and 2004 for successful implementation and delivery of new pilot teams and ...

Professor Rowan Jones

Professor Rowan Jones

Emeritus Professor of Public Sector Accounting

Department of Accounting and Finance

Rowan Jones is an accountant who, in research and teaching, specialises in all aspects of government accounting and auditing, and has additionally specialised in teaching financial accounting theory. He has, when possible, contributed to policy-making in government accounting.

Dr Eilnaz Kashefi Pour

Dr Eilnaz Kashefi Pour

Lecturer in Finance

Department of Accounting and Finance

Eilnaz joined Birmingham Business School as a Lecturer in Finance after successfully completing a PhD in Finance at Cass Business School and working as a lecturer in Finance at Swansea University. Her current research interests are empirical issues in corporate finance with a special focus on capital structure, debt maturity, IPOs, and delistings. She is a member of the American Finance ...

Steve Keepax

Steve Keepax

KPMG Programme Director and Senior Fellow

Department of Accounting and Finance

Steve lectures on Auditing and Information System modules. He is also the Programme Director for the BSc Accountancy degree which is aimed at School Leavers who are directly employed by KPMG for the course of their studies.

Prior to joining the Business School Steve was a Senior Manager at KPMG

Dr Toby Kendall

Dr Toby Kendall

Senior Lecturer in Economics

Department of Economics

Dr Mike Kennard

Dr Mike Kennard

Senior Lecturer: Strategy and Innovation

Department of Management

Mike joined the University of Birmingham in 2013 as a Senior Lecturer in Strategy and Innovation. As part of this role his remit is to develop the Business School’s Executive Education programme.

He started his career in 1995 with Rolls-Royce plc where he worked for 11 years in various technology management positions. In 2006 Mike was awarded a scholarship to ...

Dr Etlyn Kenny

Dr Etlyn Kenny

Lecturer in Human Resource Management and Organizational Behaviour

School of Business

Etlyn Kenny joined Birmingham Business School in September 2014 and is a member of the Department of Organizations, Work and Employment.  Prior to this Etlyn was a lecturer in the Department of Organizational Psychology at Birkbeck, University of London.  Etlyn is currently module leader for the Training and Development module on the MSc HRM and for the undergraduate module ...

Dr Finola Kerrigan

Dr Finola Kerrigan

Senior Lecturer in Marketing

Marketing

Finola joined the Business School from King’s College London in September 2013. Finola's research is in the field of marketing, specifically marketing within the arts and cultural industries. To date this research has focused on production and consumption issues in film and the visual arts, topics related to social media and branding. Finola is also interested in the social role of ...

Dr Pei Kuang

Dr Pei Kuang

Lecturer in Macroeconomics

Department of Economics

Federico Lampis

Federico Lampis

Teaching Fellow in Economics

Department of Economics

Bernard Langford

Bernard Langford

Teaching Fellow in Accounting

Department of Accounting and Finance

Bernard Langford joined Birmingham Business School in September 2011 having previously worked as a Senior Lecturer for a number of years at Birmingham City University. His association with the University of Birmingham is long-standing being engaged as a part time visiting lecturer on the MSc and BA Accountancy and Finance (Year 3) programmes, and more recently with the BSc Management ...

Dr Sheena Leek

Dr Sheena Leek

Senior Lecturer & Director of the MSc Programme

Marketing

Sheena joined the Birmingham Business School from the University of Cardiff in September 2004. In the area of business to business marketing she is interested in the role of information technology on communication within business relationships, the role of social capital in initiating relationships and branding. Within consumer behaviour her research interests include consumer confusion ...

Dr Paul Lewis

Dr Paul Lewis

Lecturer in Political Economy

School of Business

Paul is a Political Economist interested in examining and understanding key features of contemporary capitalism. He has an undergraduate background in the natural sciences and the philosophy of science, a post-graduate training in political science and international relations, and professional experience as a management consultant.

Professor Zhenya Liu

Professor Zhenya Liu

Lead for the Applied Quantitative Financial Economic Research Group (AQFER)

Department of Economics

Dr Chris Lonsdale

Dr Chris Lonsdale

Reader in Procurement and Supply Management

Department of Management

Professor Andy Lymer

Professor Andy Lymer

Professor of Accounting and Taxation
Deputy Head of School

Andy has been a member of the Birmingham Business School for over 20 years. He is currently the Deputy Head (Associate Dean) of the School. During 2012 he was the Interim Head of School and for the four years prior to this acted as the Head of the Department of Accounting and Finance. He researches and teaches in the fields of taxation (UK, comparative and ...

Dr Stewart MacNeil

Dr Stewart MacNeil

Department of Management

Specialisms

  • The knowledge economy particularly as related to inter-organisational networks and the connection to producer and consumer markets
  • The automotive industry and its evolution particularly in respect of the development of new innovation models and the role of policy and regulation in furthering innovation ...

Professor David Maddison

Professor David Maddison

Professor of Economics

Department of Economics

Dr Chun Yu Mak

Dr Chun Yu Mak

Lecturer in Accounting & Finance

Department of Accounting and Finance

Tim Mason

Tim Mason

Teaching Fellow in Accounting

Department of Accounting and Finance

Prior to joining the Business School Tim spent over a decade teaching management accounting and financial management at BPP on both professional accountancy courses and undergraduate programmes. Before entering teaching he had worked as an accountant for IMI plc in a variety of roles and locations.

Tim teaches on the first year Introduction to Management Accounting and ...

Dr Tatum Matharu

Dr Tatum Matharu

Research Fellow

Department of Management

Tatum Matharu is a Research Fellow working to review and synthesise empirical evidence and theoretical literature on procurement and supply chain management, with reference to NHS commissioning. The project involves expert advisors and stakeholders, and aims to generate lessons for NHS managers and clinicians.

This research is led by Dr Joseph Sanderson, along with team ...

Mr. Afrasiab Mirza

Mr. Afrasiab Mirza

Lecturer in Banking and Finance

Department of Economics

Research Interests: Banking Regulation, Corporate Finance, Optimal Taxation, Mechanism Design

Personal Website

Dr Sarah Montano

Dr Sarah Montano

Teaching Fellow

Prior to working in academia Sarah worked in retail at a senior management level. She has taught at both an undergraduate and postgraduate level at the University of Birmingham for 10 years. Her research interests primarily lie in the area of ethnographic research in business and critical realist philosophy, she has presented several papers in this area. 

Philip Morgan

Visiting Lecturer

School of Business

Phil Morgan is a Senior Lecturer in operations management at Oxford Brookes University, running undergraduate and postgraduate courses. His specialisms within operations are operations strategy and supply chain management. As a visiting lecturer, he has been the Module Leader for the Executive MBA Operations Management Module at Birmingham Business School since 1998.

Dr Rachel Mulhall

Dr Rachel Mulhall

Research Fellow
Midlands Excellence Organisational Improvement Programme (MidEx)

Department of Management

Rachel joined the Business School in 2013 following the completion of her PhD at the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Science at the University. Rachel is currently working on the Midlands Excellence Organisational Improvement Programme as a Research Fellow and Project Coordinator.

Rachel has a cross-disciplinary background in physical and human geography ...

Professor Victor Murinde

Professor Victor Murinde

Professor of Development Finance

Department of Accounting and Finance

Professor Mansoob Murshed

Professor Mansoob Murshed

Professor of International Industrial Economics

Department of Economics

Dr Fredah Mwiti

Dr Fredah Mwiti

Lecturer in Marketing

Marketing

Fredah Mwiti joined Birmingham University in September 2013. She completed her PhD at Lancaster University in December 2013. Fredah also has an MBA in Marketing and a Bachelor of Education (First Class Honors). She is also an Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK). Her research interests include the social dimensions of exchange, consumer collectives, and consumer ...

Amanda Nayak

Visiting Lecturer, Accounting & Finance

Department of Accounting and Finance

Dr Christina Niforou

Dr Christina Niforou

Lecturer in Human Resource Management

Department of Management

Christina joined Birmingham Business School in 2013. She received her PhD from Warwick Business School, University of Warwick. She is interested in comparative employment relations, global labour governance and corporate social responsibility. She has received funding from the Onassis Public Benefit Foundation, the ESRC, Warwick Business School and TURI (Trade Union related ...

Professor Mary O'Mahony

Professor Mary O'Mahony

Professor of International Industrial Economics

Mary joined the Business School in January 2005 – previously she was senior research fellow at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research in London, where she remains a Visiting Fellow. She is coordinator of two projects financed by the EC 7th framework program, INDICSER (www.indicser.com) and SERVICEGAP (www.servicegap.org) which are concerned with measuring and ...

Mr Kean Ow Yong

Mr Kean Ow Yong

Lecturer in Finance

Department of Accounting and Finance

Nick Potter

Nick Potter

Senior Teaching Fellow
Director of the MSc IB (Singapore)

School of Business

Nick Potter was Group Development Manager for Smiths Crisps and Tudor Foods until 1980 and then Managing Director of the PCS Group until 1993, during which time he also completed an MBA at Birmingham. He has taught on a range of post graduate programmes since 1993 and combines this with his work as a consultant, facilitating strategy formulation at board level. From 1997 to 2000 he was a ...

Dr William Pouliot

Dr William Pouliot

Lecturer in Economics

Department of Economics

Research interests: Econometric Theory, Financial Econometrics, Labour Economics

Dr Andrew Pressey

Dr Andrew Pressey

Head of Department
Reader in Marketing

Marketing

Prior to joining the University of Birmingham in 2012, Andrew held posts at the University of Lancaster, University of East Anglia and University of Bedfordshire, and has also taught short courses in the People’s Republic of China and South Africa, as well as in several organizations (including Camelot and Vauxhall Motors).

His research interests fall into three ...

Dr Oksana Pryshchepa

Dr Oksana Pryshchepa

Department of Accounting and Finance

Oksana Pryshchepa holds a PhD degree in Finance from Lancaster University. Prior to joining Birmingham Business School as a lecturer in Finance in August 2014, she worked as a Postdoctoral Associate in Finance at Lancaster University Management School.

Her current research focuses on agency conflicts in financially distressed firms, the efficiency of bankruptcy ...

Dr Daniela Raeva-Beri

Dr Daniela Raeva-Beri

Lecturer in Economics

Department of Economics

Professor Helen Rainbird

Professor Helen Rainbird

Emeritus Professor of Human Resource Management

Department of Management

Helen Rainbird joined Birmingham Business School in October 2004. She has researched and written extensively on the intersection between industrial relations structures and processes and workplace learning policies and practices in organisations and has worked on a number of European projects on training institutions.

Helen retired in December 2013 but continues to be a ...

John Rainford

Visiting Fellow, lectures in "Entrepreneurship" and "Creativity for Competitive Advantage"

Professor Monder Ram

Professor Monder Ram

Director, Centre for Research in Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship (CREME)

Department of Management

Monder Ram joined Birmingham Business School from De Montfort University in September 2013 where he was Professor of Small Business and Director of Centre for Research in Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship (CREME) and Co-Director of the Enterprise and Diversity Alliance (EDA). Birmingham Business School is the new home for both CREME and the EDA.

He has extensive ...

Dr Paulina Ramirez

Dr Paulina Ramirez

Lecturer in International Business and innovation

Department of Management

Paulina joined Birmingham University in August 2005. Before coming to Birmingham University she worked as Research Fellow at the Centre for Innovation and Structural Change (CISC) at the National University of Ireland - Galway and Research Associate at UMIST and the University of Sheffield.

Dr. John Regan

Teaching Fellow

Research Interests:

  • Voting & Elections
  • Field Experiments
  • Labour Economics
  • Early childhood interventions

Dr Pamela Robinson

Dr Pamela Robinson

Lecturer in Comparative Employment Relations

Department of Management

Pamela joined University of Birmingham in January 2010. Before coming to the Business School she was a Post-Doctoral Fellow in the School of Social Sciences and a Research Associate at the Centre for Business Relationships Accountability, Sustainability and Society (BRASS) at Cardiff University.

Previously employed in the retail sector in a number of senior management ...

Dr Colin Rowat

Dr Colin Rowat

Lecturer in Economics

Department of Economics

Frank Rowbotham

Frank Rowbotham

Frank joined Birmingham Business School as a visiting lecturer in 2011 and became a lecturer in 2013. He teaches operations management, procurement and supply chain management to undergraduate and postgraduate students. He is the module leader for International Operations and Procurement taught at SIM University, Singapore. Before these appointments he was a principal lecturer in ...

Dr Nick Rowbottom

Dr Nick Rowbottom

Senior Lecturer

Department of Accounting and Finance

Since joining the University, Nick has acted as Programme Director for the BSc. Accounting & Finance programme and Director of Education for the department. He helped design and introduce the KPMG School Leavers Programme (BSc Accountancy) and is currently managing the PhD programmes in the department.

Dr Cristina Sambrook

Dr Cristina Sambrook

Teaching Fellow

Marketing

Prior to joining the Business School, Cristina had an international career as a consultant and project manager; she lived in several countries and worked in Romania, Israel and UK on political campaigns, foreign investments and law. She was adviser to the Romanian Chief Negotiator with the EU during Romania’s accession negotiations, as well as consulting freelance on anti-corruption ...

Professor John Samuels

Professor John Samuels

Emeritus Professor (of Business Finance)
University foundation fellow
Part Time visiting lecturer

Department of Accounting and Finance

Dr Joe Sanderson

Dr Joe Sanderson

Senior Lecturer
Head of Procurement and Operations Management Department

School of Business

Professor Robert Scapens

Professor Robert Scapens

Professor of Management Accounting

Department of Accounting and Finance

Professor Robert W. Scapens is a part-time professor in the Accounting and Finance Department of the Birmingham Business School, where his primary role is to support the research activities of the members of the Department. He is also an Emeritus Professor at the Manchester Business School and a visiting professor of Management Accounting at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. ...

Marek Schroeder

Marek Schroeder

Senior Lecturer

Department of Accounting and Finance

Professor Somnath Sen

Professor Somnath Sen

Emeritus Professor
Professor of Development Economics

Department of Economics

Research interest: Macroeconomic Policy, Development Economics, Defence Economics

Oded Shenkar

Oded Shenkar

Chair in International Business (part time)

Department of Management

Professor Shenkar has conducted research in international business for twenty five years, starting with his doctoral dissertation on the Chinese bureaucracy which involved work with the department of Sociology and the East-Asian Institute in addition to the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University. He has published numerous books (the most recent, The Chinese Century, has been ...

Dr Eric Shiu

Dr Eric Shiu

Lecturer in Marketing and Innovation Management

Marketing

Eric Shiu is major in marketing in general and innovation management in particular. He is the principal researcher, supervisor and teacher in the area of innovation management within the Department of Marketing. He is involved in disciplines closely related to innovation management, including creativity theory and practice, technology management as well as knowledge ...

Professor Stan Siebert

Professor Stan Siebert

Professor of Labour Economics

Department of Management

W Stanley Siebert is Professor of Labour Economics at the Business School, where he has worked since 1980. He gained his PhD at the London School of Economics. He has published widely in the major economics and industrial relations journals including the Academy of Management Journal, British Journal of Industrial Relations,  Industrial & Labor Relations Review, Management ...

Dr Yvetta Simonyan

Dr Yvetta Simonyan

Lecturer

Marketing

Yvetta’s research focuses on how consumers’ inferences about product quality are related to brand information in memory and how these relationships are affected by exogenous and endogenous factors, such as time pressure or personality traits. In particular, her work explores whether the old saying "better the devil you know than the devil you don’t" applies to brands. ...

Professor Peter Sinclair

Professor Peter Sinclair

Emeritus Professor

Department of Economics

Emeritus Professor Jim Slater

Emeritus Professor Jim Slater

Associate Professor, Industrial & Labour Economics

Department of Management

Dr Hector Solaz

Dr Hector Solaz

Lecturer in Experimental Economics

Department of Economics

Hector’s main research interests lie within behavioural economics. He mainly uses lab experimental methods to study the economic implications and foundations of behavioural phenomena. In particular, he focuses on the determinants of cooperation in collective actions, the emergence and enforcement of social norms, and recently the role of behavioural biases on voting. Hector received ...

Dr Horacio Soriano-Meier

School of Business

Dr Frank Strobel

Dr Frank Strobel

Senior Lecturer in Economics

Department of Economics

Research Interests: Banking, Finance

Office hours: see here

Dr Kamilya Suleymenova

Dr Kamilya Suleymenova

Teaching Fellow in Economics

Department of Economics

Professor Isabelle Szmigin

Professor Isabelle Szmigin

Professor of Marketing

Marketing

Isabelle Szmigin has published in a wide range of academic journals including Psychology and Marketing, The European Journal of Marketing, the Journal of Marketing Management and the Journal of Business Research and Sociology. She is on the editorial advisory board of the International Marketing Review and the editorial board of the European Journal of Marketing and the Journal of ...

Dr Scott Taylor

Dr Scott Taylor

Reader in Leadership & Organization Studies

Department of Management

Scott Taylor joined BBS in April 2013. He previously worked at Essex, Exeter, and Loughborough universities, and at Birmingham from 2002 to 2007. Scott is currently head of the Entrepreneurship & Local Economy department. He is also co-chair of the Critical Management Studies division at the Academy of Management from 2013 to 2017, and a member of the editorial board of the ...

Professor Michael Theobald

Professor Michael Theobald

Emeritus Professor of Finance and Investment

Department of Accounting and Finance

Lecturing experience at Manchester, New York and Northwestern (Kellog) Universities and IDEA (Buenos Aires). Experience in a number of capacities as:-  member of a variety of editorial boards; Chair of International Examinations Committee of the Association of Certified International Investment Analysts; Academic Panel, Institute of Actuaries; Senior Academic Advisor to the UK Society of ...

Sam Thewlis

Sam Thewlis

Teaching Fellow in Accounting

I joined Birmingham Business School in September 2011 after having previously worked in a similar role at Aston University. Prior to this I spent thirteen years working in tax practice.

My practical experience comes from a range of firms, from small to Big 4, and encompasses a wide range of accounting and tax work, although my specialist areas include personal and ...

Dr. Inci Toral Manson

Dr. Inci Toral Manson

Teaching Fellow

Marketing

Inci has worked in the retail banking industry as a manager, and as a project manager for different technology and banking institutions and has been involved in a number of projects in change and restructuring. The title of her PhD was The Role of Interorganisational Tension and Conflict in Market Creation Practice. This thesis was supervised by Professor Mark Palmer, Dr. Ronan de ...

Professor Kiran Trehan

Professor Kiran Trehan

Professor of Leadership and Enterprise Development

Department of Management

Kiran Trehan joined Birmingham Business School in March 2012 from Lancaster University Management School where she was Deputy Head of Department and Director of HRD and consulting. She is a leading expert on diversity, enterprise and leadership development. She currently holds the post Professor of Enterprise and leadership Development and is Academic Director for the Centre for ...

Professor Penelope Tuck

Professor Penelope Tuck

Professor of Accounting, Public Finance and Policy

Department of Accounting and Finance

Dr Ferran Vendrell-Herrero

Dr Ferran Vendrell-Herrero

Lecturer in Managerial Economics

Department of Management

Ferran’s research takes an economic perspective and he has a strong preference for quantitative methodologies. His research outputs have focused on two areas: Evaluation of policies concerning industrial and venture promotion, and the crisis of the creative industries. Those interests were developed thanks to the opportunity of working with multidisciplinary teams in different ...

Dr Pierre-Louis Vézina

Dr Pierre-Louis Vézina

Lecturer in Economics

Department of Economics

Pierre-Louis is Lecturer in Economics at the University of Birmingham.  Previously, he was Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Oxford. His research interests include international trade, corruption and development. He holds a PhD in International Economics from the Geneva Graduate Institute and has been a consultant for the World Bank. He is also Assistant Editor at VoxEU.org.

Dr María Villares-Varela

Dr María Villares-Varela

Research Fellow

Department of Management

María is a Research Fellow at CREME carrying out research in the field of ethnic minority business and small firms.

Dr Ping Wang

Dr Ping Wang

Senior Lecturer in Finance

Department of Accounting and Finance

Dr Glyn Watson

Dr Glyn Watson

Senior Lecturer

Department of Management

Hazel Westwood

Hazel Westwood

Director of Undergraduate Business with Communications Programmes

Marketing

Hazel has a 25 year background in the broadcast & media industry, including 18 years on screen for Sky News. She runs media consultancy projects and works closely with a number of media partners across the city. Her close affiliation with the Business School began in 2003 with the development of modules which reflect the growing importance of PR and business communications in the ...

Dr Yao Yao

Dr Yao Yao

Teaching Fellow in Economics

Department of Economics

Dr Tao Zhang

Dr Tao Zhang

Lecturer in Marketing and Sustainability

Marketing

Dr. Zhang joined the Department of Marketing as a lecturer in August 2012. Prior to that he was a research fellow in the Intelligent Modelling & Analysis Research Group, School of Computer Science, University of Nottingham. He gained his PhD from the Electricity Policy Research Group, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge. His research interests are in the areas of complexity ...

Dr Yufeng Zhang

Dr Yufeng Zhang

Senior Lecturer in Operations Management
Director of Business Programmes with Engineering, Sciences & Law

Department of Management

Yufeng Zhang is the Director of Business Programmes with Engineering, Sciences & Law. He is the academic Coordinator of the EU FP7 Europe-China High Value Engineering Network (EC-HVEN), www.birmingham.ac.uk/hven. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

High Value Engineering (HVE)

High value engineering (HVE) is the application of ...

Dr Ying Zhou

Lecturer in Economics

Department of Economics

Dr Ying Zhou is an applied economist who researches into topics in international economics, development economics and environmental economics. She has a particular interests in issues related to developing economies and performance of individual firms.