College of Business, Law and Social Sciences staff

Carley Foster delivering a lecture
Professor of Services Marketing, Head of the Centre for Business Improvement

Carley Foster is a Professor of Services Marketing and Head of the Centre for Business Improvement at the University of Derby. Her work is widely published, has been funded by several organisations and, as an applied researcher, she works with business to create impact.

Bruno Gallotta

As a Researcher in Researcher in Digital Innovation for Productivity and Sustainability, Dr Bruno Gallotta leads and delivers research and business research activities around engineering for sustainability and net zero to SMEs in the city of Derby.  

Lecturer in Law

Jennifer is a senior lecturer in law and is involved in several initiatives within the Student Legal Advice Centre. She is an active researcher in insolvency and restructuring law and its interaction with social policy and employment rights. 

Professor Jose Arturo Garza-Reyes
Professor of Operations Management and Head of the Centre for Supply Chain Improvement

Jose Arturo Garza-Reyes is a Professor of Operations Management and Head of the Centre for Supply Chain Improvement at the University of Derby. He is actively involved in industrial projects, combining his knowledge, expertise and industrial experience in operations management to help organisations achieve excellence in their internal functions and supply chains.

Gerhard standing and smiling in front of a bookcase
Professor of International and Transnational Criminal Justice, FRSA

Gerhard Kemp, FRSA, is a professor of law and specialises in international and transnational criminal justice, comparative criminal law, international humanitarian law, and transitional justice. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society for Arts, London, an Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow, Germany, and a former Senior Research Fellow of the Robert Bosch Stiftung in Berlin, Germany.

Sayantan wearing a suit and tie with black framed glasses.
Senior Lecturer in Economics

Dr Sayantan Ghosh Dastidar joined the University of Derby as a Lecturer in Economics in January 2016. Before joining here, he was working as a Research Assistant at the University of Huddersfield. Currently, he is the Programme Leader for BA (Hons) Economics for Business and the Subject Leader for Joint Honours Economics.

mike gilbert
Senior Lecturer in People Management and Leadership

Mike is Senior Lecturer in People Management and Leadership and teaches on both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

Devi Gill
Senior Lecturer in Marketing Programme Leader for BA (Hons) Marketing (Management) and BA (Hons) Marketing (Consumer Psychology)

Devi Gill is a Lecturer in Marketing within the College of Business, Law and Social Sciences and teaches across a range of modules in the areas of branding, market sensing, and design and creativity for marketers. Devi's research interests lie in the areas of brand heritage, authenticity and corporate social responsibility of retailers.

Associate Lecturer, MSc HRM - Programme Leader/CIPD Lead

Judith is an Associate Lecturer in Business and Management at the University of Derby.

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Professor of Economics

Mark has a particular interest in the areas of SME performance, growth and human resource management. He enjoys translating his research into tools that can help business leaders understand the dynamics of their organisation, its stakeholders, performance and wider growth.