Welcome to the Faculty Executive Team
Meet our Durham University Business School leadership team.
Professor Cathy Cassell
Executive Dean, Professor of Organisational Psychology. Holds Fellowships of the Academy of Social Sciences, the BAM and the CIPD.
Professor Toby Watson
Deputy Executive Dean. Toby is a Senior Fellow of the HEA and a CMBE. and is Professor (Teaching) in Finance.
Professor Philippa Matthews
Deputy Executive Dean (Education). Professor in Accounting and qualified Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Adviser
Professor Olga Epitropaki
Deputy Executive Dean (Research). Her research focuses on social cognition and dyadic/group processes related to leadership and creative leadership.
Miss Marcia Hoynes
Faculty Manager. Marcia leads the Professional Services teams, strategic projects and Faculty planning to deliver the aims and objectives of the School.
Mr Steven Bell
Deputy Faculty Manager. Steven leads on and supports both strategic and operational projects and planning, working with the Faculty Manager and other colleagues.
Mrs Vicki Hind
Senior Manager Accreditations, Performance and Governance. Leads on quality assurance, accreditation, education policy and regulations.
Professor Amir Michael
Head of Department of Accounting, Professor in Accounting, BSc, MBA, PGCAP, SFHEA, PhD(Dunelm).
Professor Michael Naef
Head of Department of Economics. Professor Naef’s research expertise lies in the field of experimental economics.
Professor Julian Williams
Head of Department of Finance. Research is in the area of risk management, risk mitigation and the design of fair institutional structures.
Professor Andrew Parker
Head of Department of Management and Marketing, Professor in Leadership. His research interests include relational leadership and social networks.
Professor Martyna Sliwa
Associate Dean for Ethics, Responsibility and Sustainability, Professor in the Department of Management and Marketing.