College of Business, Law and Social Sciences staff

Ziguang wearing a tuxedo shirt and bow tie
Professor of Organisational Behavior and Human Resource Management

Ziguang is a Professor of Organisational Behavior and Human Resource Management, a member of the University Professorial Council and Internal Review Panel of ESRC grants at the University of Derby, UK.

Hilary Coyle in conversation at a Business Law and Social Sciences away day
Senior Lecturer in Management Accounting

Hilary Coyle is a fully qualified accountant with a wealth of industrial experience. Her research interests focus on the public sector, specifically local government. Hilary brings her knowledge of both the private and public sector into her teaching to support students to ensure they have the skills that they need to gain excellent jobs after university.

Bev Crighton
Senior Lecturer

As a senior lecturer, Bev teaches across several Business subjects and sits within the Business and Management team. She is passionate about external engagement and increasing student’s employability skills and is known for connecting businesses with students to achieve mutually beneficial relationships.

Senior Lecturer in Accounting

Liz is a lecturer in Accounting at the University of Derby.

Leonard Cseh at a restaurant holding a pen and paper.
Senior Lecturer

Leonard Cseh is a senior lecturer in the school of Centre of Contemporary Hospitality and Tourism (CCHT) within the Derby Business School. He works with national and international employers for placements, internships and graduate opportunities. His research interests include food anthropology and food psychology.

Vic Curtis teaching an enterprise and entrepreneurship class
Course Director - Derby Business School

Vic Curtis is DBS Course Director, Senior Lecturer in Enterprise and Entrepreneurship and Subject Leader for Joint Honours Business Enterprise pathway. He encourages students to take a more enterprising approach to their studies to achieve the best outcomes possible. Vic has worked in the sugar industry, held senior sales and marketing positions and started his own consultancy business.

Emliy Dakin in a blue blazer
Lecturer in Policing

Emily Dakin has been with the University of Derby since December 2021 as a lecturer on the BA (Hons) Professional Policing degree course. Emily is the module lead for Police Accountability, Decision Making & Discretion and teaches on the PCDA. Her background is in Criminology and Sociology & has worked within policing.

Paul Dale
HND Full-time and Part-time Programme Leader

Paul is the Programme Leader for HND full-time and part-time Business and Management. He lectures in Strategy and Logistics.

Jay Daniel
Programme Leader and Senior Lecturer in Logistics and Supply Chain

Dr Jay Daniel is a Programme Leader at Derby Business School. Before joining the University of Derby, Jay was a Lecturer in Supply Chain and Information Systems at the University of Technology Sydney, Australia, and has previously held positions of Senior Management Consultant, Supply Chain Solution Analyst, Project Manager, Industry Trainer and Lead Auditor.

John Day
Senior Lecturer in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Programme Leader BSc (Hons) Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Programme Leader BSc (Hons) Logistics Management (Top-Up)

 John is a Lecturer in Logistics and Supply Chain Management.