Staff in Birmingham Business School

Dr Yiannis Karavias

Dr Yiannis Karavias

Lecturer in Financial Economics

The Department of Economics

Dr Ioannis Karavias joined the Department of Economics in September 2015 as a Lecturer in Financial Economics. Prior to comiing to Birmingham he held a post-doctoral research fellowship at the School of Economics in the University of Nottingham. He received his Ph.D. from the Athens University of Economics and Business. Ioannis' interests lie in the area of panel data ...

Dr Eilnaz Kashefi Pour

Dr Eilnaz Kashefi Pour

Lecturer in Finance

The Department of Accounting

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

The Department of Accounting

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 Mike Kennard

Dr Mike Kennard

Senior Lecturer: Strategy and Innovation

The Department of Strategy and International Business

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 study for an MBA at Nottingham ...

Dr Etlyn Kenny

Dr Etlyn Kenny

Lecturer in Human Resource Management and Organizational Behaviour

Business School

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 the programme director for the MSc HRM programme and the module leader for the Training and Development module on ...

Dr Finola Kerrigan

Dr Finola Kerrigan

Senior Lecturer in Marketing

The Department of 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 the arts ...

Dr Pei Kuang

Dr Pei Kuang

Lecturer in Macroeconomics

The Department of Economics

Dr Pei Kuang is Lecturer in Macroeconomics. He received his Ph.D. from the Goethe University Frankfurt (Germany) and joined the Department of Economics in August 2012. His research focuses on empirical and theoretical analysis of imperfect knowledge in Macro and Finance with an emphasis on macroeconomic policy making and issues related to expectation formation and learning.