School of Business

School management team

Name Responsibility Email
Professor Daniel Ladley Dean
Linda Ralphs Deputy Dean - Education 
Professor Paul Baines Deputy Dean - Strategic Projects
Michelle Dale Head of Operations

Associate Deans




Professor Mohamed Shaban

Associate Dean - Business and Civic Engagement
Lisa Wakefield

Associate Dean - Learning and Teaching
Dr Fabrizio Adriani
Associate Dean - Research

Dr Nicola Bateman Associate Dean - Internationalisation
Dr David Houghton  Associate Dean - Faculty

Heads of Department/Division

Name Responsibility Email
Professor Matthias Dahm Head of Department - Economics, Finance and Accounting
Professor James Fitchett   

Head of Department - Marketing, Innovation, Strategy and Operations

Professor Matt Flynn Head of Department - Work, Employment, Management and Organisations


Name Responsibility Email
Dr Tania Oliveira Director of Teaching Excellence and Quality Assurance
Dr Rachel English Director of Student Engagement
Dr Dennis Pepple Director of Employability
Dr Kaustav Das Director of Admissions and Recruitment
Dr Deborah Price Director of Flexible Learning Programmes
Dr Olga Suhomlinova Director of the MBA
Professor Peter Nolan Director of Grant Proposal and Development
Dr Nikolaus Hammer Director of Research Impact

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