Meet our Management teaching staff
The teaching on our management programmes is delivered by our internationally recognised and research-active academics. This webpage introduces you to some of the key management teaching staff who are internationally recognised researchers, consultants to a range of commercial and policy organisations and influential thought leaders sought out by the media for expert comment.
Professor Jiyin Liu
Professor of Operations Management
With expertise in the modelling and optimisation of operations planning problems in logistics and production systems, Jiyin's research focuses on problems that have both academic value and practical relevance.
Dr Alok Choudhary
Reader in Supply Chain Management
Dr Choudhary's research focuses on the sustainability of logistics and supply chain industry. His research and consultancy activities have seen him work with the European Commission, British Council, Carbon Trust, Rolls-Royce and several leading organisations across EU and India on topics related to logistics, supply chain management, and data analytics applications.
Professor Peter Kawalek
Professor of Information Management
Director of the Centre for Information Management
Professor Kawalek is an expert in the Digital Economy and the effects of digitization on business and then society. He is a highly respected and prolific scholar; has led or co-investigated research projects to a value of around £2million; and has professional and consultancy experience with a wide range of multinational organisations.
Dr Giovanni Calice
Senior Lecturer in Finance
Dr Calice’s areas of research expertise are in financial markets and institutions, financial innovation and financial stability. In particular, his most recent research focusses on sovereign risk, systemic risk in the financial sector, market liquidity and asset pricing.
Dr Crispin Coombs
Reader in Information Systems
Dr Coombs is an expert in the behavioural impacts of new technologies, their successful implementation within organisations and people’s attitudes and behaviours towards IT.
Dr Elena Georgiadou
Lecturer in International Management
Dr Georgiadou’s research centres around two areas: SME internationalisation and international negotiations.
Dr Andrea Lagna
Lecturer in International Management and Innovation
Programme Director, MSc International Business
Dr Lagna’s research expertise is in the management of digital innovations and financial technologies. He is a member of Academy of Management (AOM), a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and programme director for our MSc International Business.
Professor Baibing Li
Professor of Business Statistics and Management Science
Professor Li’s area of expertise is in statistical modelling and analysis for complex problems in a wide range of management science areas.
Dr Andrew Rothwell
Programme Director for MSc Human Resource Management and MSc Employment Relations and Human Resource Management
Andrew is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). He has extensive experience of Human Resource Development, Human Resource Management and Leadership. His research interests include employability and continuing professional development.
Programme Director for MSc Marketing
Brian Searle has extensive teaching experience in all areas of marketing. He has a wealth of experience in the marketing industry especially with print media and has received industry awards for his achievements in advertising.
Dr Jonathan Seaton
Reader in Business Economics
Dr Seaton is an expert in business economics and retail pricing and teaches Business Economics at postgraduate and MBA level.
Dr Kavita Sirichand
Programme Director, MSc Finance
Lecturer in Financial Economics
Dr Kavita Sirichand’s research focusses on applied financial economics and macroeconomics, particularly around interest rates, asset return predictability, forecasting and inflation.
Dr Kai-Hong Tee
Senior Lecturer in Finance
Programme Director for MSc Finance and Management
Dr Kai-Hong Tee is from Singapore and is an expert in financial investment risk. He has published in the area of risk valuation/assessment and has also published research on the potential risk issues and effects following the 2008 credit crisis. This included exploring topics such as the effects of contagion among stock markets following news releases about the collapse of banks and subsequent bail-outs.
Dr Angelika Zimmermann
Senior Lecturer in International Business and Strategy
Programme Director for MSc Management
Angelika's research focuses on international cooperation and organisational strategic context, in the areas of international / virtual teams; international HR management; Intercultural training; and expatriate adjustment.