Staff profile

Dr Shamaila Ishaq

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 University of Deby as the Senior Lecturer in Operations and Supply Chain Management. Before joining University of Derby, I had worked in 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 (CIPS) programmes. I hold a PhD from University of Warwick where my research was focused on the efficiency measurement of  business operations in financial insitutions. My reaserch interest lies at the intersection of Operations, Finance and Economics with special focus on Sustainability in Supply Chains and Circular Economy.

Teaching responsibilities

I teach and manage a range of modules in the Operations and Supply Chain Management domain at Undergradute and Postgraduate levels as module leader. In addition, I am module leader for several modules on Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) Programmemanaged by the CIPS Centre of Excellence at University of Derby.

I also supervise students at Undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral Level. 

Research interests

My areas of interest include:

 I am willing to supervise new PhD students.


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