Staff Profiles: Business and Management Studies

Penny Adshead

Penny Adshead

Course Leader in HR and CIPD, Senior Lecturer in HRM and Senior Tutor

Business and Enterprise Management

Prior to working in academia, I held corporate roles in line management and people development within the leisure industry and also spent time as a self-employed L&D consultant working with local businesses in the Midlands and South West.

Dee Dinipre Allen

Dee Dinipre Allen

Senior Lecturer

Business and Enterprise Management

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.

Dr. Doaa Aly

Dr. Doaa Aly

Academic Course Leader: Accounting and Finance (Postgraduate)

Accounting, Finance and Law

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.

Sam Copland

Sam Copland

Lecturer in Marketing

Marketing, Events and Hospitality

Business and Enterprise Management

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

Ryan Curtis

Ryan Curtis

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

Business and Enterprise Management

Marketing, Events and Hospitality

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.

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Jason Evans

Academic Course Leader in Business Management and Senior Lecturer in Strategy

Business and Enterprise Management

My interests centre on Strategic Management and Human Resources Management, specifically in resourcing and flexible working in organisations and the outcomes of simulation-based training as a dimension of blended learning.

Magdalena Gonzalez Triay

Magdalena Gonzalez Triay

Senior Lecturer

Marketing, Events and Hospitality

I have 12 years of industry experience. My main area of expertise has been within trade marketing and customer marketing within the multiple grocery and wholesale channel.

Celia Lawson-Pegg

Celia Lawson-Pegg

Senior Lecturer

Business and Enterprise 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.

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Paul Matthews

Academic Course Leader - UG Business / Senior Lecturer in Strategy

Business and Enterprise Management

With 30 years of international business experience in the hospitality, entertainment, travel and education sectors, I am an experienced enterprise educator.

Archan Mehta

Archan Mehta

Senior Lecturer and Senior Tutor

Accounting, Finance and Law

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.

Lloyd Parsons

Lloyd Parsons

Senior Lecturer in Leadership & Management

Business and Enterprise Management

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, Events and Hospitality

Business and Enterprise Management

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. Louise F. Reid

Dr. Louise F. Reid

Lecturer in Digital Marketing

Marketing, Events and Hospitality

I am a Lecturer in Digital Marketing. My career in the fashion sector encompassed both retailing and buying roles, for brands Warehouse and Cotton Traders respectively. This experience and my current research within three-dimensional body scanning, virtual and augmented reality retailing topics informs my teaching on both undergraduate and postgraduate digital marketing and research modules.

Dr. Hong Shi

Dr. Hong Shi

Senior Lecturer in International Hospitality Management

Business and Enterprise Management

Taking module leader’s responsibilities facing challenges and developing programmes of study to enable all students to reach the highest standards of personal achievement.

Dr. Lily Wang

Dr. Lily Wang

MSc Marketing Course Leader

Marketing, Events and Hospitality

Over the course of my career, Marketing still attracts and interests me everyday - whether it be the creativity and innovation behind each idea and strategem, or the way in which people and businesses react to each other.

Dr. Philippa Ward

Dr. Philippa Ward

Reader in Services Marketing

Marketing, Events and Hospitality

With over 25 years of retail and academic experience, Philippa’s research centres on the effects of the in-store environment on customers, de-shopping, and retail theatre. Philippa is a Head of the Marketing and Retail Analysis Research Centre – where research on issues including consumer behaviour and services marketing is located.

Dr. Jun Zhang

Dr. Jun Zhang

Senior Lecturer in International Management and Trade

Business and Enterprise Management

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.