Professor Javed Hussain
Professor of Entrepreneurial Finance
Professor Javed Hussain is Professor of Entrepreneurial Finance at Birmingham City University, where he currently leads the Accounting and Finance Group. Professor Hussain supervises a number of PhDs in the areas of corporate, micro and small business finance.
Senior Teaching Fellow
Michalis Kourtidis initially studied Philosophy, Pedagogy and Psychology at the University of Ioannina, Greece and is fascinated by the diverse ways human behaviour is influenced by internal and external factors of self and society.
Dr Scott Lichtenstein
Scott's lecturing, research and publishing are in the areas of strategy and strategic leadership. His specialism is in the area of leaders’ and executives’ personal values and how they impact strategic choice and leadership.
After completion of her Chartered Accountancy Professional Qualification from India, Shaista Mukadam worked and audited in many of the multi-national companies in India. She retrained as a lecturer, and now teaches on accounting modules at Birmingham City University.
Dr Richard Oddy
Senior Lecturer and Programme Director
Dr Richard E. Oddy is a Senior Lecturer and Course Director specialising in Marketing, Sport and Event Management. He has developed and launched a number of new courses in these specific fields, and has over a decade of teaching experience at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.
Dr Alexandros Psychogios
Professor in International Human Resource Management
Prof. Alexandros Psychogios has a BSc in Political Science & Public Administration (University of Athens, Greece), MSc in Public Policy & Public Finance (University of Athens, Greece), MA in Services Management (University of York, UK) and a PhD in Industrial & Business Studies (University of Warwick, UK).
Dr Hafiz Muhammad Usman Rana
Programme Director for BSc Business Finance
Hafiz Muhammad Usman Rana is a Programme Director for BSc (Hons) Business Finance and a Lecturer in Finance at Birmingham City Business School. He teaches Finance to Undergraduate and Postgraduate students in the Department of Finance, and Economics (FE).
Dr Krish Saha
Krish Saha is an institutional economist and currently working as a Senior Lecturer in International Business at the Birmingham City Business School. His research interest includes institutional influence on business performance, country governance, supranational institutions and trade.
Dr Peter Samuels MA, PG Cert MS DD HE/FE
Peter obtained a BA in Mathematics from Cambridge University in 1987 (converted to an MA in 1991). In the first 10 years of his career he worked as a researcher, lecturer and educational developer in mathematics and mathematics education for the University of Reading, the Numerical Algorithms Group Ltd., Reading College, Brunel...
Dr Navjot Sandhu
Associate Professor in Finance
Dr Navjot Sandhu is Finance subject group lead, managing undergraduate and postgraduate Finance programmes in the department. She has a wide range of experience of developing, delivering higher education courses programmes, modules at the undergraduate and postgraduate level.