Staff profile

Dr Shamaila Ishaq

Assistant Head of Discipline Business and Management Senior Lecturer in Operations and Supply Chain Management

Shamalia Ishaq


College of Business, Law and Social Sciences


Derby Business School

Research centre

Centre for Supply Chain Improvement


Kedleston Road, Derby Campus



I joined the University of Derby as the Senior Lecturer in Operations and Supply Chain Management. Before joining the University of Derby, I had worked at different universities in the UK and Overseas. I am leading a range of modules on the undergraduate (BA Hons and BSc), postgraduate (MBA) and professional programmes. I hold a PhD from the University of Warwick where my research was focused on the efficiency measurement of business operations in financial institutions. My research interest lies at the intersection of Operations, Finance and Economics with a special focus on Sustainability in Supply Chains and Circular Economy.

Teaching responsibilities

I am the programme leader for the MBA Global block. I teach and manage a range of modules in the Operations and Supply Chain Management domain at Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels as module leader. I also teach Quantitative Research at level 8 to DBA students. In addition, I supervise students at postgraduate and doctoral Levels. 

Research interests

My areas of interest include:

 I am willing to supervise new PhD students.


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