Staff in the Department of Strategy and International Business

Dr Samuel Adomako

Dr Samuel Adomako

Associate Professor

Dr Samuel Adomako is an Associate Professor of Strategy at the Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham, UK. Prior to joining the University of Birmingham, he held teaching and research positions in King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia and the University of Bradford, UK. His research centres on the cognitive processes supporting entrepreneurship, innovation and ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 4146689
Email
s.adomako@bham.ac.uk

Dr Mahmoud Alajaty

Dr Mahmoud Alajaty

Assistant Professor in Strategy and International Business

Dr Mahmoud Alajaty is an Assistant Professor in Strategy and International Business in the Department of Strategy and International Business at Birmingham Business School. He is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and specialises in teaching topics related to Strategic Management and International Business.

Email
m.alajaty@bham.ac.uk

Dr James Blackmore-Wright

Dr James Blackmore-Wright

Assistant Professor of Strategy and Leadership
Programme Director, Online MSc International Management

James is an Assistant Professor of Strategy and Leadership and Programme Director for the Online MSc International Management at Birmingham Business School.

He has extensive experience of leading high-performance management teams, management consultancy and developing effective learning & teaching strategies.

James blends insights from Management Science with an understanding of the ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 8307
Email
j.m.blackmore-wright@bham.ac.uk

Dr Roshan Boojihawon

Dr Roshan Boojihawon

Associate Professor in Strategy

Dr Roshan Boojihawon is a Associate Professor in Strategy at the Business School, University of Birmingham and a Visiting Research Fellow the Open University Business School. He specialises in teaching Strategic Management, International management and related subjects.

As an educator, Roshan ascribes to this quote from Paulo Freire: “Education either functions as an instrument which ...

Telephone
0121 414 8886
Email
d.k.boojihawon@bham.ac.uk

Professor John Bryson

Professor John Bryson

Chair in Enterprise and Economic Geography

Professor John Bryson is Chair in Enterprise and Economic Geography at Birmingham Business School. 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.

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 5549
Email
j.r.bryson@bham.ac.uk

Selim Cakir

Selim Cakir

Associate Professor of Strategy and International Business

Selim is an Associate Professor of Strategy and International Business in Birmingham Business School. Previously, he worked at University of Bristol Business School and Nottingham University Business School. 

His research interests lie at the intersection of strategic management, international business, and sustainability. He particularly focuses on modern slavery and labour exploitation ...

Email
m.s.cakir@bham.ac.uk

Professor Agnieszka (Aggie) Chidlow

Professor Agnieszka (Aggie) Chidlow

Chair in International Business
Secondee to United Nations Global Compact Principles for Responsible Management Education

Agnieszka is a Chair (Full Professor) in International Business. She is currently a secondee to United Nations Global Compact Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) based in New York, the USA.

Prior her secondment she was a member of the Senior Management Team at Birmingham Business School and the first female Head of the Department of Strategy & International Business.

Agnie ...

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+44 (0) 121 41 47488
Email
a.chidlow@bham.ac.uk

Professor John Child

Professor John Child

Emeritus Professor of Commerce

John Child is Emeritus Professor of Commerce in the Birmingham Business School at the University of Birmingham. He has served as Head of the Business School’s International Management and Organization Subject Group and was the Founding Director of its MSc in International Business programme. 

Professor Child contributed to the development of organizational studies as a member of the ...

Email
j.child@bham.ac.uk

Professor Derek Condon

Professor Derek Condon

Emeritus Professor

Derek Condon is an Emeritus Professor at Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham, UK. Previously he was Assistant Dean for Executive Masters Programmes at Warwick Business School. Derek teaches postgraduate International Business and Corporate Governance modules.

Email
d.c.condon@bham.ac.uk

Dr Carole Couper

Dr Carole Couper

Associate Professor in Strategy and International Business

Carole Couper is an Associate Professor in Strategy and International Business at Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham, UK.

Following an undergraduate degree in Chinese Studies in her native France, Carole’s earlier career began in industry where she worked as an international sales and marketing senior executive within the instrumentation and Food & Drink sectors.

Caro ...

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+44(0)121 414 6249
Email
c.couper@bham.ac.uk

Professor Stephanie Decker

Professor Stephanie Decker

Professor of Strategy
Deputy Dean of Birmingham Business School

Stephanie is Professor of Strategy at Birmingham Business School and the departmental research director from September 2022. She is also a visiting professor in African Business History at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden (2020-2024), co-Vice Chair Research & Publications at the British Academy of Management, and joint Editor-in-Chief of Business History. As a historian working at a ...

Email
s.decker@bham.ac.uk

Dr Lin Dong

Dr Lin Dong

Assistant Professor of Strategic Management

Dr Lin Dong is an assistant professor of strategic management in the Department of Strategy and International Business at Birmingham Business School. She received her Ph.D. from Imperial College London. Her research examines negative social evaluations such as stigma and misconduct. She is also interested in the role of organisation and technology in solving societal problems and facilitating ...

Email
l.dong.1@bham.ac.uk

Dr Saneesh Edacherian

Dr Saneesh Edacherian

Assistant Professor - Strategy and International Business
Programme Director - MSc International Business (Dubai)

Saneesh is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Strategy & International Business. His research explores how strategic leadership groups and entrepreneurial teams shape strategic outcomes such as innovation and internationalization. He uses Multivariate Analysis including Meta-analysis, and Topic Modeling in his research.

His emerging interests lie in extending the scholarly ...

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+971 44280500
Email
s.edacherian@bham.ac.uk

Professor Pervez N. Ghauri

Professor Pervez N. Ghauri

Professor of International Business

Pervez N. Ghauri is Professor of International Business at Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham. From September 2015 to March 2018, he was Director of PhD Programmes. This role entailed, management, education and policy issues for all (150) PhD students and supervisors in the school. The programme was reorganized to introduce several new policy issues.

His current ...

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+44(0)121 414 5868/07876525990
Email
p.ghauri@bham.ac.uk

Professor Linda Hsieh

Professor Linda Hsieh

Professor of International Business
Head of the Department of Strategy and International Business

Linda is a Professor of International Business and Head of the Department of Strategy and International Businessat Birmingham Business School in the University of Birmingham. Her main research interests include decision-making, internationalization of firms, management of international strategic alliances and reshoring. Her research has been funded by the British ...

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+44(0)121 414 3127
Email
h.hsieh@bham.ac.uk

Dr Knut Lange

Dr Knut Lange

Associate Professor in Strategy and International Business

Knut is an Associate Professor in Strategy and International Business at Birmingham Business School at the University of Birmingham. His research covers comparative country studies, internationalisation support, family businesses, entrepreneurship education, innovation, and the blue economy.

Email
k.lange@bham.ac.uk

Dr Bowen Liu

Dr Bowen Liu

Assistant Professor in Industrial and Business Economics

Dr. Bowen Liu is an applied economist whose research interests lie in the areas of Industrial Economics, Environmental Economics, Climate Change Economics. Bowen is currently assistant professor in Department of Management, he is interested in policy evaluation using interdisciplinary methods that combining Econometrics and Machine Learning, with a particular focus on policies and interventions ...

Email
b.liu.1@bham.ac.uk

Professor Xiaohui Liu

Professor Xiaohui Liu

Chair in International Business

Xiaohui Liu is Chair in International Business at Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham, UK. Her main research interests include knowledge spillovers, human mobility, innovation and the internationalization strategies of firms from emerging economies.

Email
x.liu.1@bham.ac.uk

Dr Yuebing Lu

Dr Yuebing Lu

Honorary Senior Research Fellow

Dr. Lu is Chairman of the Board, Air Liquide China Holding Co. Ltd. and  Vice Chairman of China Funds of Siguler Guff & Company.

Previously, Dr. Lu was the Deputy President and Chief Investment Officer of China Jianyin Investment Co. Ltd. and managing director of Climate Change Capital. Besides, he has extensive experiences in industrial investment and operations Dr. Lu had been ...

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+86 13910517722
Email
luyuebing1211@163.com

Professor Michael Mol

Professor Michael Mol

Chair in Strategic and International Management

Professor Michael J. Mol is a Chair in Strategic and International Management at Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham, UK.

He obtained his PhD in Strategic and International Management from Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam, where he also got an MSc degree with double majors in strategy and logistics. Michael further holds a CEMS Master Degree. ...

Email
m.j.mol@bham.ac.uk

Dr Amir Qamar

Dr Amir Qamar

Assistant Professor of Strategy and International Business
Programme Director MSc International Business

Amir is an Assistant Professor of Strategy and International Business in Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham, UK.

His research interest is primarily on lean and agile production strategies within the global automotive industry. Having acquired a thorough understanding of strategy within a manufacturing context, Amir is also interested in multiplier effects within certain supply ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 9554
Email
a.qamar@bham.ac.uk

Dr Paulina Ramirez

Dr Paulina Ramirez

Associate Professor of of Strategy and Innovation

Paulina is Associate Professor of Strategy and Innovation at Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham, UK

Paulina joined the 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 ...

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+ 44 (0) 121 414 4948
Email
p.ramirez@bham.ac.uk

Dr Laura Salciuviene

Assistant Professor

Laura is an assistant professor at the Department of Strategy and International Business at Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham, UK. Laura is a member of Advance HE. She sits on the Editorial Review Board of the Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing. Her research interests focus on different sources of influence on individuals’ attitudes. She has studied individuals ...

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l.salciuviene@bham.ac.uk

Oded Shenkar

Oded Shenkar

Chair in International Business

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 being "Copycats: how smart companies use ...

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o.shenkar@bham.ac.uk

Dr Veselina Stoyanova

Dr Veselina Stoyanova

Associate Professor in Strategy and International Business

Dr Veselina Stoyanova is an Associate Professor in Strategy and International Business in the Department of Strategy & Intenational Business, Birmingham Business School.

Email
v.stoyanova@bham.ac.uk

Professor Shlomo Y. Tarba

Professor Shlomo Y. Tarba

Chair in Strategy and International Business

Prof. Shlomo Y. Tarba is a Chair (Full Professor) in Strategy & International Business, and joined Birmingham Business School as a Reader (Associate Professor) in August 2015. Between August 2015 and September 2018 he served as a Head of Department of Strategy & International Business and a member of Senior Management Team of Birmingham Business School. Previously he worked as a Lecturer ...

Telephone
+44 (0) 121 414 6011
Email
s.tarba@bham.ac.uk

Dr Matthew Thomas

Dr Matthew Thomas

Assistant Professor of Strategy and International Business
Director of MBA Programmes

Matthew Thomas is an Assistant Professor of Strategy and International Business and Director of MBA Programmes at Birmingham Business School in the University of Birmingham, UK.

Telephone
+44 (0)7824 436260
Email
m.a.thomas.2@bham.ac.uk

Dr Joachim Timlon

Dr Joachim Timlon

Assistant Professor of Strategy and International Business

Dr Joachim Timlon is an Assistant Professor of Strategy & International Business (SIB), Birmingham Business School (BBS) at the University of Birmingham.

Leads the SIB Department Corporate Governance modules in Birmingham, Dubai, and Singapore with a focus on how the board can contribute to firm value by taking strategic initiatives in innovation, sustainability, and digitalization. Prior he ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 415 9214
Email
j.timlon@bham.ac.uk

Professor Chengang Wang

Professor Chengang Wang

Chair in International Business
Director of Research for the Department of Strategy and International Business

Professor Chengang Wang is Chair in International Business at Birmingham Business School. Previously, he was a Professor at the University of Bradford School of Management where he had worked for nearly 17 years and held various academic roles, including Head of Research Centre and Director of PhD programme. His current research interests are at the intersection of international business and ...

Email
c.wang.14@bham.ac.uk