Staff Profiles: Accounting and Business Management

Dee Dinipre Allen

Dee Dinipre Allen

Senior Lecturer

Business Studies

I teach on the Business Management and HRM modules at undergraduate level and I am the Academic Course Leader for the undergraduate business management programmes.

Zayd Abdullah Dawood

Zayd Abdullah Dawood

Academic Course Leader in Digital Media and Web Technologies

Computing and IT

I’m experienced in a range of technical and creative skills which have enabled me to develop a varied portfolio, including custom app. solutions. I graduated as the highest-graded undergraduate student from Gloucestershire in 2009 in Multimedia.

Acheampong Charles Afriyie

Acheampong Charles Afriyie

Academic Course Leader: Accounting and Finance (Undergraduate)

Accounting and Finance

I use a practical approach when teaching finance and accounting which means students are always enjoying what would otherwise have been very technical concepts and techniques.

Dr. Doaa Aly

Dr. Doaa Aly

Academic Course Leader: Accounting and Finance (Postgraduate)

Accounting and Finance

I enjoy promoting teaching and research initiatives. I work across the department’s undergraduate, postgraduate and professional courses. I am involved in support of PhD students, and teach both financial and management accounting.

Kirsty Blount

Kirsty Blount

Lecturer in Accounting and Finance

Accounting and Finance

I have a passion and enthusiasm for understanding how businesses can make decisions to allow them to innovate and drive their business forward. I specialise in Management Accounting and decision making processes.

Jonathan Cooper

Jonathan Cooper

Senior Lecturer in Law

Law

I was always keen on arguing when I was young and decided to put this to good use by becoming a lawyer. The need to argue has largely dissipated but was replaced by a keen interest in how law ‘works’ and how to pass my understanding on to others.

Sam Copland

Sam Copland

Lecturer in Marketing

Marketing

Business Studies

With an industry career that spans 20 years, I love storytelling in all forms (except musicals), and believe that great storytelling in at the heart of any brilliant marketing department.

Ryan Curtis

Ryan Curtis

Lecturer in Strategic Supply Chain Management, International Business, and Global Operations

Business Studies

Marketing

I have twenty years of senior level strategic and operational management experience across the public, private and not-for-profit sectors in both the UK and overseas.

Richard Law

Richard Law

Senior Lecturer in Law

Law

Studying, practising and teaching Law has proved to be both interesting and challenging. I endeavour to inculcate students with my enthusiasm.

Celia Lawson-Pegg

Celia Lawson-Pegg

Senior Lecturer

Business Studies

Leisure Industries Management

I have taught within the University for the past year but have previously lectured Level 6 in Change Management. I have 30 years of industry experience across a broad spectrum of global and UK organisations.

Archan Mehta

Archan Mehta

Senior Lecturer and Senior Tutor

Accounting and Finance

I like bringing fresh approaches to my teaching that makes learning more exciting and effective. I lead teaching on Financial Accounting (specialism), Academic and Professional skills, and Corporate Governance.

Zoe New

Zoe New

Accounting and Finance Lecturer

Accounting and Finance

I am a qualified accountant with over 15 years work experience in auditing, accounts preparation and a company accountant. I’m passionate about seeing students learn and I hope to do this by sharing my experience in the working environment to make the practical real.

Lottie Park-Morton

Lottie Park-Morton

Lecturer in Law

Law

Law is constantly evolving and is a huge part of our everyday lives; for me, this makes it a challenging but highly interesting area of study.

Lloyd Parsons

Lloyd Parsons

Senior Lecturer in Leadership & Management

Business Studies

I served in the British Army and subsequently worked in professional sport. I’ve spent time working in various industries, focusing on developing high performance sales, support and management teams.

Rayelle Pentland-Smith

Rayelle Pentland-Smith

Senior Lecturer in Marketing and Business Strategy

Marketing

Business Studies

My career in marketing and international business has taken me to amazing places and provided challenges and opportunities I barely imagined when I was young. My challenge now is to share that passion for business with those I teach.

Dr. Richard Warr

Dr. Richard Warr

Lecturer in Marketing

Marketing

I gained a strong interest in marketing and consumer behaviour from studying business at university and I joined this together with my passion for music to study the ways in which people use music to identify themselves to others.

Christopher Wiltshire

Christopher Wiltshire

Senior Lecturer Accounting and Finance (Financial reporting and tax)

Accounting and Finance

Accounting, auditing and tax practice are constantly developing with fresh aspects to learn and understand, and as they often make news headlines, provide many opportunities for lively discussion in class.

Dr. Jun Zhang

Dr. Jun Zhang

Senior Lecturer in International Management and Trade

Business Studies

International business is exciting and rewarding, however, it is very risky too. My knowledge of cross-cultural management has helped British expatriate managers to avoid culture shock at pre-transferral stage prior to their movement to China.