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Malcolm Hill BSc CNAA, MSc, PhD, Birmingham

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Emeritus Professor of Russian and East European Industrial Studies

Malcolm Hill was Professor of Russian and East European Industrial Studies at Loughborough University Business School until his retirement in 2007 when he was appointed as an Emeritus Professor.

Professor Hill began his career as a student apprentice and production engineer with Tube Investments Ltd, followed by research for a PhD on Soviet technology and management at the University of Birmingham. He later worked on export sales development in the Soviet market for Staveley Machine Tools Ltd, followed by an academic career at Birmingham and Loughborough Universities where he taught operations management and international business. He has also been a Canadian Commonwealth Research Fellow at Carleton University, Ottawa, and an ESRC Global Environmental Change Research Fellow.

Professor Hill’s research has focused on Russian industry and technology (pre-Soviet, Soviet and post-Soviet), international technology transfer, CoCom export controls, and energy and environment, and he has published six books and numerous papers on these topics. He has made visits to more than thirty factories, research establishments and trade organizations in the former USSR during the Soviet and post-Soviet periods, and has acted as a consultant to the Economic Commission for Europe, UNCTAD, UKDTI, the US Department of Commerce, and the Tokyo Electric Power Company.