Meet the team

Head of Partnership Development

As Head of Partnership Development, Christine has a focus on Logistics, Marketing and Strategy team which, also includes Information Management, Operations Management, Purchasing and Enterprise.

Eisen wearing a waistcoat, shirt and tie.
Postgraduate Research Student

Eisen is a postgraduate researcher associated with the Centre of Business improvement and ERDF Low Carbon Business Network Project at the University of Derby. 

Senior Lecturer in Economics

An applied economist passionate about teaching, enthusiastic about research and keen on professional engagement. His role within the College of Business, Law and Social Sciences spans the full range of academic activities from teaching at all levels, to leading programmes, to keynote speaking and business consultancy and to applied research.

Eleni Michopoulou
Associate Professor

Eleni is an Associate Professor in Business Management at the University of Derby, Buxton. Eleni teaches on subjects relating to the management and marketing of Tourism, Hospitality, Events and Spa industries.

Lee Miller
Lecturer in Marketing

Lee Miller is a Lecturer in Marketing in the Derby Business School. Prior to joining the University he was a services manager in public and private sector organisations.

Amir Modjtahedi at University of Derby - South Tower Kedleston Campus
Programme Leader - ITMB (IT Management for Business) Lecturer in Marketing and Operations Management

Amir is the Programme Leader for BSc Information Technology Management for Business (ITMB) and leads several ITMB modules mostly related to the application, development and implementation of suitable IT solutions for business improvements. Amir is also a Lecturer in Marketing and Operations Management and supervises DBA and MBA dissertation students.

Ghulam Mustafa wearing a grey suit, smiling.
Lecturer in Economics

Ghulam is a Lecturer in Economics at the University of Derby with experience in economic growth modelling and labour economics, predominantly working with secondary data. He has extensive teaching experience, gained from teaching a range of subjects in economics and quantitative skills at Queen Mary University of London, Middlesex University and prestigious universities in Pakistan.

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Associate Professor

Fred coordinates the Sustainable Business and Clean Growth Research Cluster, leads the Low Carbon Business Network and DE-Carbonise Business project for pro-environmental SMEs. Fred is a Module Leader on the MSc in Sustainable and Ethical Business Management and an active researcher into leadership for sustainability. He also supervises PhD, DBA and MBA dissertation students.

Mel Powell
Senior Lecturer Economics, Course Director Postgraduate Programme Leader for MSc International Business and Finance, MSc International Business and HRM, MSc International Business and Marketing

Melanie is an applied economist with a passion for teaching and learning, actively engaged in teaching, research, scholarship, programme management and development.

Haywantee speaking into a microphone
Research Professor of Tourism Marketing

Professor Haywantee Ramkissoon's role involves mentoring colleagues in producing and disseminating high-quality research to benefit individuals and society. Her scholarship in sustainable tourism and place attachment research have attained particular distinction and influence. She has been honoured with prestigious international awards for research excellence.