Staff Profiles: Accounting and Business Management

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.

Clair Greenaway

Clair Greenaway

Course Leader for Events Management and Events and Tourism Management

Marketing, Events and Hospitality

As a cultural events manager I’ve had the privilege of working with many amazing performers and in a wealth of fabulous settings. Bringing an event to life is challenging and rewarding in equal measure – there’s nothing like it!

Acheampong Charles Afriyie

Acheampong Charles Afriyie

Academic Course Leader: Accounting and Finance (Undergraduate)

Accounting, Finance and Law

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, 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.

Matt Barr

Matt Barr

Lecturer in Marketing

Marketing, Events and Hospitality

I have more than 15 years of experience in marketing and corporate communications for third sector organisations and international corporations.

Kirsty Blount

Kirsty Blount

Lecturer in Accounting and Finance

Accounting, Finance and Law

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

Accounting, Finance and 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, Events and Hospitality

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

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.

Dr. Maria Galindo

Dr. Maria Galindo

Senior Lecturer in Business

Business and Enterprise Management

I love using a practical approach when teaching. I want students to enjoy learning and realise the practical side of abstract and theoretical concepts.

Dr. Jim Keane

Dr. Jim Keane

Senior Lecturer in Economics

Business and Enterprise Management

A graduate of Loughborough, Manchester and City universities, I hold a PhD in Educational Research from Lancaster University. Although published in the insurance economics field, my professional and scholarly interests through my PhD lie in pedagogy and improving the student experience.

Zoe Lawrence

Zoe Lawrence

Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Finance

Accounting, Finance and Law

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.

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

Senior Lecturer in Strategy

Business and Enterprise Management

With 30 years of international business experience in the hospitality, entertainment, leisure, travel and education sectors, I am an experienced business professional, skilled in Enterprise Education, Marketing and Business Strategy.

Archan Mehta

Archan Mehta

Senior Lecturer in Accounting

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.

Lottie Park-Morton

Lottie Park-Morton

Senior Lecturer in Law and LLB Course Leader

Accounting, Finance and 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 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.

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.

Christopher Wiltshire

Christopher Wiltshire

Senior Lecturer Accounting and Finance (Financial reporting and tax)

Accounting, Finance and Law

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 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.