SPRU - Science Policy Research Unit

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Mr George Siantonas

Post:Associate Tutor (SPRU - Science Policy Research Unit)
Location:JUBILEE BUILDING JUB-227
Email:G.Siantonas@sussex.ac.uk
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Biography

Academic and professional qualifications

  • BA in Economics, Economic History  and Philosophy from the University of East Anglia, School of Social Studies
  • MSc in International Management, SPRU - Science Policy Research Unit, School of Business, Management and Economics , University of Sussex 
  • PhD in Science and Technology policy SPRU

Background 

I established SIA Group in 1982, a company which grew into a thriving learning and development consultancy, serving the needs of a diverse range of clients on a global basis. In July 2011 the business was sold to The Institution of Mechanical Engineers.  Since 2011 I have been an Associate Tutor in Sussex Business School.

Publications

Co-author of: ‘The 13 Key Performance Indicators for Highly Effective Teams’ Greenleaf Publishing, 2008

TEDx Speaker

The Challenges of Virtual Working - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u3NLIF0aTFk

 

Role

Associate Tutor in Sussex Business School teaching on a range of undergrdauate and post graduate modules - see Teaching Page.

 

Community and Business

Since 2011 I have been Managing Director of Neos Partners Limited a company providing consultancy services to a range of clients, including start-ups, established SMEs and multi-national corporations.  

I am also a Volunteer Business Mentor providing young people who have a business idea they want help to explore with one-to-one support, guidance, and encouragement.