People in WIRC

Centre Co-Directors

Jo Duberley (j.p.duberley@bham.ac.uk)
Holly Birkett
(h.birkett@bham.ac.uk)


Dr Holly Birkett

Dr Holly Birkett

Senior Lecturer in Organisational Studies

Dr. Holly Birkett is a Senior Lecturer and Impact Lead at Birmingham Business School. She is a Co-Director of the Work Inclusivity Research Centre (WIRC), an Associate of the Lloyds Banking Group Centre for Responsible Business and a member of the Department of Management. Holly's research field is careers and career transitions and she is currently conducting research into parental leave ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 2928
Email
h.birkett@bham.ac.uk

Professor Fiona Carmichael

Professor Fiona Carmichael

Professor of Labour Economics

Fiona joined Birmingham Business School in 2007. She has a PhD in Economics from the University of East Anglia (1989) and an MPhil in economics from Cambridge University (1985). Her first degree  in Economics, Politics and Quantitative Methods is from The University of East Anglia (1983). Her main theoretical and empirical contributions are concentrated at the ...

Telephone
+44 (0) 121 4146699
Email
f.carmichael@bham.ac.uk

Chris Collinge

Chris Collinge

Senior Lecturer

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 theorization of political and economic change at the sub-national level (from ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 3783
Email
c.j.collinge@bham.ac.uk

Professor Tony Dobbins

Professor Tony Dobbins

Professor of Work and Employment Relations
Director of MSc HRM Programmes

Tony is Professor of Work and Employment Relations at Birmingham Business School. He is part of the Organisation, Work and Employment (OWE) group in the Department of Management. He joined Birmingham Business School in May 2018, from Bangor University. Tony has over twenty years of employment relations experience as an academic, researcher, and journalist in the UK and Republic of Ireland, ...

Telephone
+44 (0) 121 414 7702
Email
t.dobbins@bham.ac.uk

Professor Joanne Duberley

Professor Joanne Duberley

Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Equality, Diversity and Inclusion) and Professor of Organisational Studies

Jo is DPVC (EDI) and Professor of Organisation Studies. She has previously worked at Heriot Watt University, Sheffield University, Leeds University and Sheffield Hallam University. Jo has taught OB, research methods, HRM and change management to postgraduate and undergraduate students. She has supervised over 15 PhDs to completion and is currently supervising 4 PhD students.

Jo is also ...

Telephone
+44 (0) 121 414 6387
Email
j.p.duberley@bham.ac.uk

Dr Sarah Forbes

Dr Sarah Forbes

Lecturer in Marketing

Dr. Sarah Forbes is a lecturer and academic researcher at Birmingham University Business School. She is a member of the Responsible Marketing group, Work Inclusivity Research Cluster and an Associate of the Centre for Responsible Business. Sarah’s research focuses on encouraging voluntary behavioural change and her methodology research has received recognition with prizes awarded by Harvard ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 3456
Email
s.forbes@bham.ac.uk

Dr Michel Goyer

Dr Michel Goyer

Senior Lecturer

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 the Study ...

Telephone
+44 (0) 121 414 2546
Email
m.goyer@bham.ac.uk

Professor Anne Green

Professor Anne Green

Professor of Regional Economic Development

After completing an undergraduate degree in geography, Anne has spent nearly all of her career conducting applied research of relevance to academia and policy in research centres/ institutes in the higher education sector.

She started her career at the Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies (CURDS) in Newcastle. Apart from a short stint at the Department for City and Regional Planning ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 9666
Email
a.e.green.1@bham.ac.uk

Professor Dan Herbert

Professor Dan Herbert

Professor of Management Education
Director of Education

Dan is Director of Education for Birmingham Business School and has overall responsibility for the development of programmes and the delivery of high quality education for all of the School’s students.

Telephone
+44 (0) 121 414 8027
Email
d.herbert@bham.ac.uk

Dr Andy Hodder

Dr Andy Hodder

Reader in Employment Relations
University Director of Postgraduates (PGT)

Dr Andy Hodder joined Birmingham Business School in September 2012. He is the University Director of Postgraduates (PGT).

Andy’s research examines contemporary trade unionism in a range of contexts and can be split into three interrelated areas – trade union action, identity and purpose; trade union engagement with young workers; new technologies and employment relations. He is a ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 6536
Email
a.j.hodder@bham.ac.uk

Dr Juliet E. Kele

Dr Juliet E. Kele

Research Fellow In HRM

Dr Juliet Kele is a research fellow in HRM. She joined Birmingham Business School following her work as a Teaching Fellow in HRM and completion of her PhD at the University of Leeds. She is based in both the Department of Management (Organization, Work and Employment) and the Centre for Responsible Business. Juliet is researching equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace; with a key ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 7329
Email
j.kele@bham.ac.uk

Dr Etlyn Kenny

Dr Etlyn Kenny

Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour

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

Etlyn's research interests are in the field of employee ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 6219
Email
e.j.kenny@bham.ac.uk

Dr Paul Lewis

Dr Paul Lewis

Senior Lecturer in Political Economy
Head of Department (Management)

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.

Telephone
0121 414 8786
Email
lewispc@bham.ac.uk

Dr Margarita Nyfoudi

Dr Margarita Nyfoudi

Assistant Professor of Human Resource Management & Organisational Behaviour
Programme Director of BSc Business Management Suite

Dr Margarita Nyfoudi is Assistant Professor in Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour and Programme Director of the BSc Business Management Suite. Her current research focuses on working conditions during crisis, workplace learning, and coaching. She is predominantly interested in the individual, team level and cross-level characteristics that influence the effectiveness of core ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 6235
Email
m.nyfoudi@bham.ac.uk

Dr Nick Rowbottom

Dr Nick Rowbottom

Reader in Accounting

Nick is a Reader in Accounting whose research focuses on how extensions and innovations in the corporate reporting measurement model are shaped, constructed and implemented. Through publications, funding, and collaborations with regulators, practitioners and firms, Nick is an active researcher in the fields of ‘wider’ corporate reporting, digitisation and accounting technology, and an ...

Telephone
+44 (0) 121 414 6676
Email
n.rowbottom@bham.ac.uk

Professor Mark NK Saunders

Professor Mark NK Saunders

Professor of Business Research Methods

Mark NK Saunders is Professor of Business Research Methods at Birmingham Business School. His research interests include:

  • Research methods, in particular participants selection, methods for understanding organizational relationships;
  • Trust and human resource aspects of the management of change, in particular trust within and between organizations and organizational learning;
  • Small ...

Telephone
+44 (0) 121 414 6697
Email
m.n.k.saunders@bham.ac.uk

Dr Scott Taylor

Dr Scott Taylor

Business School Director of Admissions
Reader in Leadership & Organization Studies

Scott Taylor joined the School in April 2013. He previously worked at Essex, Exeter, and Loughborough universities, and at Birmingham from 2002 to 2007. He has visited and taught at the universities of Auckland, Delhi, GFV-EAESP Sao Paolo, Jeddah, Melbourne and Lapland. Scott is currently Development Editor for the Journal of Business Ethics, and an editorial board member for Academy of ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 6703
Email
s.taylor@bham.ac.uk

Professor Kiran Trehan

Professor Kiran Trehan

Professor of Leadership and Enterprise Development
Director of the Centre for Women’s Enterprise, Leadership, Economy & Diversity (WE LEAD)
Director of Business Engagement

Kiran Trehan is Professor of Leadership and Enterprise Development at Birmingham Business School at the University of Birmingham. She is also Director of the Centre for Women’s Enterprise, Leadership, Economy & Diversity (WE LEAD), Director of Business Engagement and Head of subject group Entrepreneurship and Local Economy.

Telephone
+44 (0)121 415 8244
Email
k.trehan@bham.ac.uk

Dr Daniel Wheatley

Dr Daniel Wheatley

Director of Undergraduate Programmes
Reader

Daniel Wheatley is Reader in the Department of Management. He is the Director of Undergraduate Programmes in Birmingham Business School. Daniel joined Birmingham Business School in 2016, having previously being employed as School Standards and Quality Manager and Principal Lecturer in Economics at Nottingham Business School (2008-2016).

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 7488
Email
d.wheatley@bham.ac.uk

Dr Daniel Wintersberger

Dr Daniel Wintersberger

Lecturer in Human Resource Management

Daniel Wintersberger joined Birmingham Business School as a teaching fellow in 2014 and became a lecturer in 2018. Before joining the school, he held teaching posts at Cardiff and Swansea University and worked as a pay and reward specialist with the British Airline Pilots’ Association. 

Daniel's doctoral research (funded by the International Transport Workers’ Federation ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 415 8387
Email
d.wintersberger@bham.ac.uk


External associates

  • Tom Coogan (Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurship & Innovation)
    Nottingham Business School
  • Rory Donnelly (Professor of Human Resource Management and Organizational Behaviour)
    University of Liverpool
  • Amy Fraher (Professor of Organisational Behavior and Human Resource Management)
    Southampton Business School
  • Geraint Harvey (Professor in People & Organisations)
    Swansea University
  • Linzi Kemp (Associate Professor in n Organizational Behavior)
    American University of Sharjah
  • Emily A. Morrison (Assistant Professor of Human Services and Social Justice)
    The George Washington University, USA
  • Monder Ram (Director of the Centre for Research in Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship)
    Aston Business School