People and departments

Explore the departments of the Business School, get a sense of their research and see their staff.


Senior management team

Associate Dean for Engagement

Professor Paul Nightingale

Associate Dean for Education and Students

Dr Susan Smith

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Associate Dean for Research

Professor Constantin Blome

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Associate Dean for Faculty and Resources

Professor Catherine Liston-Heyes

Director of SPRU – Science Policy Research Unit

Professor Jeremy Hall

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Head of the Department of Economics

Professor Sambit Bhattacharyya

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Head of the Department of Strategy and Marketing

Professor Michael Beverland

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Head of the Department of Accounting and Finance

Professor Radu Tunaru

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Head of the Department of Management

Dr Benjamin Everly




Dr Dimitra Petrakaki   

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Dimitra Petrakaki




Head of Professional Services

Merrill Jones

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Director of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion


Director of Admissions and Recruitment

Dr Xiaoxiang Zhang

Xiaoxiang Zhang

Director of Teaching and Learning

Philip Jarman


Josephine Van-Ess

Philip Jarman

Director of Student Experience

Dr C. Rashaad Shabab

Dr C. Rashaad Shabab

Deputy Director of Student Experience

Dr Seun Osituyo

Dr Seun Osituyo

Director of International Affairs

Dr Odul Bozkurt


Director of Doctoral Studies

Dr Natalia Slutskaya

Natalia Slutskaya

HR Business Partner

Felicity Ellerton

Finance Manager

Mark Thoms

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