Your Business and Management BSc (Hons) teaching team

The Business and Management BSc (Hons) teaching team have a wide range of business experience and provide a comprehensive, holistic view of business and management, focusing on both large business and SMEs.

Prateek Adhikari standing outside
Lecturer in Hospitality, Business, and Leisure

Lecturer in Hospitality, Business, and Leisure, Prateek Adhikari has a past experience of working as a consultant of high end restaurants and hotels. He teaches across a range of Hospitality, Leisure, and Business Programmes.

Dr Valentina Gorchakova sitting at table with laptop
Academic Lead in Business and Management

Lecturer in Business and Management, Dr Valentina Gorchakova, started as an academic after a number of years working in business, including running a start-up company in marketing and events, and for the UN Development Programme. Valentina joined the University of Derby Online Learning in 2017 and has become a Programme Leader of the online BSc (Hons) in Business and Management in 2018.

Tony Stevenson standing up
Academic Lead Accounting Finance and Economics

Academic Lead Accounting Finance and Economics, Dr Tony Stevenson entered the Higher education sector as an international tutor teaching, Finance, and Mergers and Acquisitions from a practitioner’s perspective.