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.
Professor of Applied Artificial Intelligence and Technology Ethics
Muhammad Bilal is a professor of Applied AI and Technology Ethics at Birmingham City University, UK. He earned his PhD in Applied Artificial Intelligence from UWE, Bristol, and holds an MS in Advanced Database Systems. Professor Bilal has a broad spectrum of research interests that encompass Knowledge Engineering,...
Senior Lecturer in Management
Dr Julie Bower’s teaching expertise is in Strategic Management. She has lectured and led on modules for Undergraduate, MSc, MBA and Executive MBA and supervised Undergraduate and MBA dissertations. Dr Bower had a prior career in investment banking, where she was a director and team leader for UK and European alcoholic...
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.
Director of Research, Innovation & Enterprise and 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.
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.
Senior 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 in Employment Law and Human Resource 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...