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About University of London

Founded in 1836, the University of London is one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in the UK and is internationally regarded as a centre of academic excellence. Today, we have more than 50,000 students in over 180 countries, studying on 100-plus degrees, diplomas, and certificates.

The University of London has 17 independent member institutions, which includes Royal Holloway, University of London.

About the School

The programme is led by academics at Royal Holloway’s School of Business and Management. As one of the UK’s leading research-intensive universities, Royal Holloway is home to some of the world’s foremost authorities in the sciences, arts, business, economics, and law.

Royal Holloway is in the top 25 percent of UK universities for research rated ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ (REF 2014), and it is through our world-class research that expands minds and changes lives and the dedication of our academics, that ours is a community that inspires individuals to succeed academically, socially, and personally.

Featured Faculty

Dr Paul Dudley

Dr Paul Dudley

Programme Director

Dr Paul Dudley is a Senior Lecturer in Strategy with a focus on teaching methods and approaches to strategy development. He is passionate about education and the student experience, whether this be in the classroom or online. Paul's experience of Higher Education straddles UK State and Private Universities, commercially orientated Higher Educational providers, alongside European and non-European settings. His interests revolve around strategic decision making and how an understanding in this area can aid a range of stakeholders including employers, employees and most significantly our students. Paul is currently writing a book on Global Strategy with a focus on the Asia Pacific region to be published by Sage.

Dr Amal El-Sawad

Dr Amal El-Sawad

Senior Lecturer

Dr. Amal El-Sawad is a Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management and Organisation Studies at Royal Holloway, University of London. She is the Founder and Director of Exit Stage Write Ltd., a new start-up which works with business and community organisations to develop innovative theatre and creative arts inspired learning and development programmes.

Prof Alan Pilkington

Prof Alan Pilkington

Professor of Technology Management

Alan Pilkington is a Professor of Technology Management and a chartered engineer. As well as academic positions in many countries, he has recently worked with many international companies including recently Deliveroo, du and Jaguar Land Rover. His academic research has been published in many leading journals such as Journal of Operations Management, and California Management Review and he is also the author of an important textbook on Operations Management for McGraw Hill.

Dr Chinwe Lucia Egbe

Dr Chinwe Lucia Egbe

Senior Lecturer

Dr. Chinwe Lucia Egbe is a Senior Lecturer in Accounting. Prior to joining the University, Lucia was a Senior Lecturer at Nottingham Trent University, Lecturer in Accounting at Greenwich School of Management, Senior Teaching Fellow at SOAS University of London and Tutor at University of Reading, where she obtained a PhD in Accounting in 2018. She also supervises PhD Accounting students. Lucia's main research area includes Public Sector Governance, Management Accounting, Public Sector Governance, Governmentality, Higher Education Governance. Her other academic activities include being a Reviewer of the Journal of Financial Reporting and Accounting and Corporate Governance Journal.

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