Dr Andrew Hambler

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Associate Professor in Employment Law and Human Resource Management

Birmingham City Business School
+44 (0)121 331 5285

Andrew 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 at Birmingham City University. From 2021-23, Andrew was Head of the Department of Management and, since 2023, has led transnational education provision.

Andrew’s research interests are focused on religion and law in the workplace and he completed his PhD in the Law Department at Durham University, on a part-time basis, under the supervision of Prof Ian Leigh, in 2013. His research has been quoted in national reports for the Equality and Human Rights Commission. In 2015, an article by Andrew was one of the five most highly rated by practitioners in the Chartered Management Institute’s Top Management Articles competition. As well as publishing in this field, Andrew has acted as an adviser to religious ethos organisations.

Andrew is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development for which he is also a National Moderator and, for fifteen years, an Associate Examiner. He was called to the Bar in 2019 (Middle Temple).

Andrew is also interested in employment law questions more generally and has provided expert comment for the BBC on equal pay issues. He speaks French at Upper Intermediate level (B2 on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages scale).

Areas of Expertise
Postgraduate Supervision
Media Work
Work With Industry