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Welcome to the Faculty Executive Team

Meet our Durham University Business School leadership team.

Professor Kieran Fernandes

Executive Dean (interim), BEng(Hons), MSc, PhD, CEng, FRSA, FIET, FAcSS. Kieran is also the Executive Director of NELEP Innovation Observatory.
Kiran Fernandes

Professor Olga Epitropaki

Deputy Executive Dean (Research). Her research focuses on social cognition and dyadic/group processes related to leadership and creative leadership.
Olga Epitropaki

Professor Toby Watson

Deputy Executive Dean (Education). Toby is the lead for education at the faculty level and is Professor (Teaching) in Finance.
Toby Watson

Marcia Hoynes

Marcia leads the Professional Services teams, strategic projects and Faculty planning to deliver the aims and objectives of the School.
Marcia Hoynes

Doctor Atanu Chaudhuri

Joint Associate Dean for Internationalisation (interim). Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering, Fellow in Operations Management (Phd)
Atanu Exec Team

Doctor Jorge Lengler

Joint Associate Dean for Internationalisation (interim). Associate Professor in Management. PhD in Marketing, MSc in Marketing, BEcon, BA
Jorge Exec Team

Mrs Vicki Hind

Senior Manager Accreditations, Performance and Governance. Leads on quality assurance, accreditation, education policy and regulations.
Vicki Hind

Professor Laurence Ferry

Head of Department of Accounting, Professor in Accounting, PhD (Warwick), FCPFA, BA (Hons), PCAPL, SFHEA
Laurence Ferry

Professor Michael Naef

Head of Department of Economics and Finance. Professor Naef’s research expertise lies in the field of experimental economics.
Michael Naef

Professor Andrew Parker

Head of Department of Management and Marketing, Professor in Leadership. His research interests include relational leadership and social networks.
Professor Andrew Parker

Professor Martyna Sliwa

Associate Dean Ethics, Responsibility and Sustainability, Professor in the Department of Management and Marketing.
Professor Martyna Sliwa, Associate Dean for Ethics, Responsibility and Sustainability (ERS)

Professor Christos Tsinopoulos

Associate Dean for External Engagement and Professor in Operations and Project Management at the Business School.
Christos Tsinopoulos