Staff Profiles: Business and Marketing Management

Rachel Vieira

Rachel Vieira

Academic Subject Leader: Marketing, Events and Hospitality

Marketing, Events and Law

I have always loved retail and following my MA worked as a buyer in the fashion industry. To be able to inspire and encourage the next generation motivates me to lecture and engage with students.

Kirsty Blount

Kirsty Blount

Academic Course Leader for Accounting and Finance and Accounting and Business Management.

Business, Entrepreneurship and Financial Management

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.

Sarah Dibble

Sarah Dibble

Senior Lecturer in Sports Management

Business, Entrepreneurship and Financial Management

I lead the Sports Management degrees. The business side of the sports industry is a fascinating area and my aim is to help students enjoy it as much as I do. I like to use real-life case studies and active learning approaches to engage students.

Clair Greenaway

Clair Greenaway

Course Leader for Events Management and Events and Tourism Management

Marketing, Events and Law

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!

Dr. Alan Marvell

Dr. Alan Marvell

Senior Lecturer in Events Management

Marketing, Events and Law

As a Senior Lecturer with experience in events and tourism I enjoy researching and teaching about an industry that is constantly evolving, providing new challenges and opportunities.

Dr. Richard Warr

Dr. Richard Warr

Lecturer in Marketing

Marketing, Events and Law

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.

Dr. Jun Zhang

Dr. Jun Zhang

Senior Lecturer in International Management and Trade

Business, Entrepreneurship and Financial 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.

Matt Barr

Matt Barr

Lecturer in Marketing

Marketing, Events and Law

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

Sam Copland

Sam Copland

Lecturer in Marketing

Marketing, Events and Law

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 Law

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, Entrepreneurship and Financial 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.

Magdalena Gonzalez Triay

Magdalena Gonzalez Triay

Senior Lecturer

Marketing, Events and Law

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.

Dr. Jim Keane

Dr. Jim Keane

Senior Lecturer in Economics

Business, Entrepreneurship and Financial 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.

Celia Lawson-Pegg

Celia Lawson-Pegg

Senior Lecturer

Business, Entrepreneurship and Financial 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.

Paul Matthews

Paul Matthews

Senior Lecturer in Strategy

Business, Entrepreneurship and Financial Management

I am an experienced enterprise educator with 13yrs in the UK HE sector. I teach strategy and entrepreneurship and I specialise in creating practical, hands-on learning experiences to help students understand the reality, fun and challenges of starting and scaling a business, project or event.

Archan Mehta

Archan Mehta

Senior Lecturer in Accounting

Business, Entrepreneurship and Financial Management

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.

Rayelle Pentland-Smith

Rayelle Pentland-Smith

Senior Lecturer in Marketing and Business Strategy

Business, Entrepreneurship and Financial 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 Law

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

Marketing, Events and Law

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. Mouhamed Thiam

Dr. Mouhamed Thiam

Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Finance

Business, Entrepreneurship and Financial Management

Dr Thiam in a Senior Lecturer with with research interest in both Accounting and Finance.

Dr. Philippa Ward

Dr. Philippa Ward

Reader in Services Marketing

Marketing, Events and Law

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.