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Dr John Opute, PhD

Job title: Senior Lecturer, Human Resources Management

An expert in international human resource management, John has 20+years' industry experience within multinational companies including: Alcan Aluminium Company of Canada and Cincinnati Bell in Ohio, USA. PhD supervisor.


Dr Ling Xiao, PhD

Job title: Senior Lecturer, Accounting and Finance

An expert in financial asset returns and volatility modelling for the finance sector. Ling uses advanced econometric methodologies to improve financial forecasting reliability – she primarily focuses on stock index and foreign exchange data.


Dr Charles Graham, PhD

Job title: Senior Lecturer, Marketing

An expert in long-term brand loyalty, Charles has 15+years' industry experience (marketing director and managing director levels) working on innovation, brand management, franchising and copywriting in luxury food, pharmaceuticals and retail. PhD supervisor.


Dr Rea Prouska, PhD

Job title: Associate Professor in Human Resources Management; Head of Management, Marketing and People

An expert in international human resources management, Rea's latest research focuses on the impact of economic crisis and transition on small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) the South and South-Eastern European periphery. PhD supervisor.


Vijay Lee, MBA

Job title: Associate Professor; Head of Accounting and Finance

An expert in corporate finance and funding, for more than 20 years Vijay worked for the State Bank of India, eventually becoming Assistant General Manager. He was responsible for managing sizeable credit portfolios and in excess of 150 staff.


Dr Weiou Wu, PhD

Job title: Lecturer, Finance

An expert in financial markets and econometrics, Weiou has worked on large-scale projects, such as INET funded Debt and Demography Project. Research interests: sovereign debt, debt restricting, and the relation between assets and income.


Peter Maple, MBA

Job title: Lecturer, Charity Management

An expert in fundraising and philanthropy, Peter has 20 years' experience as a successful fundraising manager and fundraising director in a variety of charities including: the YMCA, Arthritis Care, Leonard Cheshire Disability, Brooke Hospital and Crisis UK.


Prof. Jon Warwick, PhD

Job title: Professor of Educational Development in the Mathematical Sciences

A mathematical modelling expert, Jon has experience of teaching mathematics, modelling, and operational research in the higher education sector. Research interests: systems theory, system dynamics and mathematics learning and teaching. PhD supervisor.


Prof. Karin S Moser, PhD

Job title: Professor of Organisational Behaviour; Director of Research and Enterprise

A social and organisational psychologist by background, Karin's expertise is in the areas of team work, information sharing and knowledge management, self and identity, and virtual collaboration. PhD supervisor.


Dr Dag Bennett

Job title: Lead for Postgraduate Research Students (PGR) in the School of Business, Associate Professor in Marketing, Ehrenberg Centre for Research in Marketing;

Dr. Dag Bennett is an associate professor in marketing, with interests in behavioural brand loyalty, market structure modelling, and marketing in emerging markets.


Helen Aston

Job title: Senior Lecturer

Helen Aston is a Senior Marketing Lecturer whose specialties include Marketing Communications and Retail and Services Marketing. Helen is module leader for a number of introductory modules at the University and is integral in providing academic support to a range of first year students.


 
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