Department of Management
Dr Hakeem Ajonbadi studied and lectured in Nigeria, Belgium, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. His work experiences are deeply rooted in academics. Still, he has also consulted for many private and public sectors on Human Resource Management, Entrepreneurship Development, Business analytics, and Tax matters.
Senior Lecturer in Organisation Studies and Coordinating Director of Post Graduate Framework Degrees
Dr Martyn Brown's varied career, which included working within engineering, events management and marketing consultancy, has given him a wealth of experience that he now passes on as a senior lecturer in Organisational Studies.
Professor in Business Education
Professor Hong T. M. Bui has a broad social science background, including economics, education, communication, management, and various methodologies in both qualitative and quantitative.
Senior Lecturer in Management Development
Prior to her academic role, Vanessa successfully held management positions within high profile global companies including Tesco, Next and The Body Shop. She now teaches on undergraduate and postgraduate programmes including MSc, MA and CIPD programmes and BA (Hons) Leadership and Management Practice (work based).
Associate Professor – Strategy and Management
Martin Eley’s previous roles include Director of Marketing for Zurich International Solutions Europe and Director of Investment Business for Centrica, Financial Services (British Gas, Goldfish and AA). Martin is now Director of Executive MBA and Director of Undergraduate Leadership & Management Practice Programmes.
Lecturer in Leadership and HRM
Dr Sara Gracey’s lecturing and teaching are in the areas of leadership and organisational behaviour, with a particular emphasis on understanding the role of supervisory leadership in generating discretionary effort behaviours at work.
Associate Professor of Graduate School of Management
Dr Andrew Hambler is a former HR Consultant who worked for many years for the financial services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers, progressing to manager. Andrew started working in Higher Education in 2004 and, since June 2018, has been employed as Associate Professor in Employment Law and Human Resources at Birmingham City...
Senior Lecturer (Course Leader)
Dr Mohamed Hawela is a well-rounded academic, who is passionate about providing a conducive learning environment for students. He holds a PhD in Business and Management. Dr Hawela has published many conference papers, book chapters, a book and journal articles. In addition, he reviews academic papers for several...
Professor of Leadership and Strategy
Malcolm Higgs is a Professor of Leadership and Strategy at Birmingham City University Business School and an Emeritus Professor of Organisation Behaviour at Southampton University. He is also a visiting Professor at the Fortune Institute of International Business in Delhi, India. Prior to joining Birmingham City...
Lecturer in Management
Dr Linlan Huang (LLB, MSc, LLM, PhD, PGCAP, FHEA) actively engages in teaching and academic research. As an educator, he serves as a Lecturer in Management at Birmingham City University. Before joining BCU, Linlan was appointed Bayes Fellow in Management at Bayes Business School, City, University of London. In his early career,...