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 past experience of working as a consultant for high-end restaurants and hotels. He teaches across a range of Hospitality, Leisure, and Business Programmes.

Dr Salman Ahmad
Lecturer in Business and Management

Lecturer in Business and Management, Dr Salman Ahmad, has been involved in research and delivering educational programs since 2011. The driving force behind his research is the desire to gain, comprehend and generate new knowledge and communicate it to a wider audience.

Nauman Ali sitting at a table
Lecturer in Business and Management

Lecturer for Business and Management, Nauman Mozam Ali, is a senior business analyst and has vast experience as an academic professional, working with different Higher education institutes in the UK and overseas.

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.

Spencer Ryan-Prewett
Lecturer in Business and Management

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.