...an ESRC Doctoral Training Centre

Management and Business Studies

Vita Akstinaite

Organisation: University of Surrey

Pathway:  Management & Business Studies
Thesis:  Use of Linguistic Markers in the identification and analysis of Chief Executives’ hubris
Email:  v.akstinaite@surrey.ac.uk 
Supervisors:  Prof. Eugene Sadler-Smith, Dr. Paul Tosey
Link to personal page: https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=271999806&trk=nav_responsive_tab_profile


Christos Argyropoulos

Organisation: University of Kent

Pathway: Management & Business Studies 
Thesis:  Robust forecasting and backtesting of Value at Risk (VaR) and Expected Shortfall (ES) risk measures
Email: ca360@kent.ac.uk
Supervisors:  Prof. Radu Tunaru, Dr. Ekaterini Panopoulou

 


Mirco Balatti

Organisation: University of Reading

Pathway: Management & Business Studies 
Thesis: The real value of stock indices: The effect of fundamental asset values, index re-composition and inflation on stock index values
Email: m.f.byrne@pgr.reading.ac.uk
Supervisors: Professor Chris Brooks, Dr. Konstantina Kappou


Lynn Beard

Organisation: University of Surrey

Pathway:  Management & Business Studies
Thesis: Reconceptualising the host
Email:  l.beard@surrey.ac.uk
Supervisors:  Dr. Caroline Scarles, Prof. John Tribe

Update:  PhD completed September 2016
 


Gabriela Bereghazyova

Organisation: University of Surrey

Pathway:  Management & Business Studies
Thesis: Corruption as an impediment to small and medium tourism businesses in Slovakia
Email: g.bereghazyova@surrey.ac.uk
Supervisors: Prof. Allan Morgan Williams, Prof. Indira Mahalingam Carr

Overseas Fieldwork:  Slovakia
 


Emma Capon (nee Wilson)

Organisation: Royal Holloway

Pathway:  Management & Business Studies
Thesis: An exploratory study into the embedded nature of intergenerational succession in family businesses
Email:  emma.capon.2013@rhul.ac.uk
Supervisors: Prof. Catherine L.Wang and Dr. Harveen Chugh
 


Jane Christie

Organisation: University of Kent

Pathway:  Management and Business Studies

Thesis:  Executive decision making in complex and dynamic environments

Email: jsc41@kent.ac.uk

Supervisors:  Prof John Mingers, Prof Kevin Grant and Martin Parr (DSTL)

2015-16 SEDTC Student Representative for the University of Kent

Collaborator:  DSTL


Zeineb Cox

Organisation: University of Surrey

Pathway:  Management & Business Studies
Thesis: Starting-up, Not Slowing Down: Social Entrepreneurs in an Ageing Society
Email: zeineb.cox@surrey.ac.uk
Supervisors: Dr. MariaLaura Di Domenico, Prof. Mark Saunders

Collaborator:  UnLtd
 


Claudia Eger

Organisation: University of Surrey

Pathway:  Management & Business Studies
Thesis: Empowerment and education: Tour operators promoting gender equality through capacity building in destination communities
Email:  c.eger@surrey.ac.uk
Supervisors: Dr. Caroline Scarles, Prof. Graham Miller

Collaborator:  Explore Worldwide
 


Steven King

Organisation: University of Kent

Pathway: Management & Business Studies
Thesis:  How to Choose? Economic Valuation and Optimal Planning of River Barrier Mitigation Actions
Email:  sk444@kent.ac.uk
Supervisors:  Dr. Jesse O’Hanley, Prof. Iain Fraser

Update:  Completed PhD in June 2015.  Currently, working as an Environmental Economist at UNEP-WCMC. http://www.unep-wcmc.org/employees/steven-king#
 


Ian McDonald

Organisation: Royal Holloway

Pathway:  Management and Business Studies

Thesis:  Upward social mobility among civil servants and communications professionals
Email:   ian.mcdonald.2016@live.rhul.ac.uk
Supervisor(s) Name Dr Louise Ashley, Prof Dennis Tourish


James McQuilken

Organisation: University of Surrey

Pathway:  Management & Business Studies
Thesis: Fair Trade Gold Certification in sub-Saharan Africa: A Viable Poverty Alleviation Strategy?
Email: j.mcquilken@surrey.ac.uk
Supervisors:  Prof. Gavin Hilson, Dr. James Aitken

Overseas Fieldwork:  Ghana
 


Panagiotis Papadopoulos

Organisation: University of Surrey

Pathway:  Management and Business Studies

Thesis:  Lending discrimination and the role of the subprime financial crisis

Email:  p.papadopoulos@surrey.ac.uk

Supervisors:  Prof Manthos D. Delis and Dr  Liang Han


Joshua Sandin

Organisation: Royal Holloway

Pathway:  Management and Business Studies

Thesis:

Email:  Joshua.sandin.2015@live.rhul.ac.uk

Supervisors:  Joint Supervision:  Dr Abigail Hilson (Royal Holloway) and Prof Gavin Hilson (University of Surrey)

Overseas Fieldwork:  Ghana and Malawi

Joint South East DTC Student Representative for Royal Holloway 2015-16 and 2016-17


Sarah Tetley

Organisation: University of Kent

Pathway:  Management & Business Studies
Thesis:  Understanding Consumer Behaviour: An Examination of the UK Seafood Market
Email:  st361@Kent.ac.uk
Supervisors: Dr. Sue Hornibrook, Prof. Andy Fearne, Prof. Douglas MacMillan
 


Anke Winchenbach

Organisation: University of Surrey

Pathway:  Management & Business Studies

Thesis:  Diversifying with dignity: Coastal Tourism Employment in the UK

Email:  a.winchenbach@surrey.ac.uk

Supervisors:  Professor Graham Miller, Dr Paul Hanna

Collaborators:  New Economics Foundation, Visit Cornwall, National Coastal Tourism Academy

Update:  2017 Presentation