Our staff

Meet the staff teaching on Urban, Environmental and Leisure Studies courses

Michael Barlow

Job title: Hourly Paid Lecturer
Telephone: 020 7815 8989

Michael is a sessional lecturer on the BA Events and Entertainment Management course.

Dr Sophie Elsmore

Job title: Lecturer in Housing and Human Geography; Course Director: MA Housing and Society
Telephone: 020 7815 5804

Sophie is a Lecturer in Housing and Human Geography. Her research interests include: planning and the built environment, urban governance, legal geographies, and housing and property development.

Santiago Genochi

Job title: Hourly Paid Lecturer
Telephone: 020 7815 8989

Santiago is a sessional lecturer on the BA (Hons) Events and Entertainment Management Course.

Robyn Griffith-Jones

Job title: Senior Lecturer: Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure
Telephone: 020 7815 8128

Robyn is a specialist travel and tourism marketer with a background in aviation, attractions and destination marketing. She lectures part time at LSBU at undergraduate and postgraduate level in marketing and communications alongside providing external consultancy in accessibility in tourism.

Joanna Hedges

Job title: Lecturer in Events and Entertainment Management
Telephone: 020 7815 5732

Joanna Hedges is Lecturer in Events and Entertainment in the Department of Urban, Environment and Leisure Studies.

Dr Edward Isaacs

Job title: Senior Lecturer in Hospitality
Telephone: 020 7815 8133

Dr Edward Isaacs is the Course Director for the BA Tourism and Hospitality Management Undergraduate Programme.

Dr Bob Jarvis

Job title: Hourly Paid Lecturer - Urban Design
Telephone: 020 7815 7353

Dr Jarvis is a town planner with an extensive experience in urban design teaching and research; he also has a postgraduate degree in Creative Writing and practical experience of contemporary dance.

Dr Sam Johnson-Schlee

Job title: Lecturer in Human Geography

Sam Johnson-Schlee is a lecturer in human geography in the School of Law and Social Sciences.

Neville Kendall

Job title: Senior Lecturer in Tourism; Course Director, MSc International Tourism and Hospitality Management
Telephone: 020 7815 7881

Neville specialises in teaching marketing and strategic management, focusing on value chains/distribution channels and business-to-business relationships in the travel industry.

Sonia Leeyou

Job title: Course Director, BA/HNC Housing
Telephone: 020 7815 5436

Sonia previously worked in an advice centre and the Law Centre as a housing adviser. She is interested in Housing Law, Community Care and Human Rights Law, Housing Policy and Social Welfare.

Dr Saranzaya Manalsuren

Job title: Course Director for Events and Entertainment Management; Senior Lecturer in Management
Telephone: 020 7815 5711

Saranzaya is a Senior Lecturer in Management and Course Director of an undergraduate programme in Events and Entertainment Management.

Dr Kevin Milburn

Job title: Senior Lecturer in Human Geography; Postgraduate Research Lead, School of Law and Social Sciences
Telephone: 020 7815 5802

Dr Kevin Milburn is a Senior Lecturer in Human Geography. He specialises in Cultural Geography and teaches on the Tourism and Hospitality, Events and Entertainment, and Human Geography BA (Hons) programmes.

Dr Antonia Noussia

Job title: Associate Professor; Course Director, MA Urban Design Planning
Telephone: 020 7815 5731

Combining her training in architecture, conservation and cultural geography, Antonia adopts an inter-disciplinary approach to understanding the spatial expression of cultures on the landscape - primarily the interaction of heritage, tourism and migration. She teaches at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, including PhD supervision.  Her main areas of teaching are destination planning and management, tourism development in less developed countries, urban design, and planning practice.

Dr Philip Pinch

Job title: Associate Professor: Human Geography
Telephone: 020 7815 7349

Phil is an Associate Professor in Human Geography within the Division of Urban, Environment and Leisure Studies. His research interests include moto-mobilities, the politics of sustainable design, and European spatial planning.

Mark Turner

Job title: Sessional Lecturer
Telephone: 020 7815 5756

Main areas of interest are the enforcement of planning law and environmental management. Also employed by a Local Planning Authority and runs a specialist planning law and enforcement consultancy.

Dr Duncan Tyler

Job title: Head of the Division of Urban Environment and Leisure Studies
Telephone: 020 7815 8162

Duncan teaches research methods, tourism enterprise, destination management, city marketing and tourism policy. In addition to being Head of Division, Duncan is responsible for promoting research, external liaison and collaborations, is Vice Chair of the Association for Tourism in Higher Education and adviser to two awarding bodies.

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