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
Professor Ania Zalewska Associate Dean - Research

Dr Abdul Jabbar 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 Rachel English Director of Student Engagement
Dr Dennis Pepple Director of Employability and Enterprise
Dr Kaustav Das Director of Admissions and Recruitment
Dr Deborah Price Director of Distance Learning Programmes
Dr Olga Suhomlinova Director of the MBA
Dr Nikolaus Hammer Director of Research Impact

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