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Our Full-time MBA experts

We are ranked 2nd in the UK for research power by the Research Excellence Framework, and our experts are globally-renowned for research excellence across all areas of business and management. They will share their original thinking – and nurture yours.

Our experts are at the forefront of business and management thinking across a range of specialisms. Many of our academics have a background in industry and they all have extensive links with public, private and third sector organisations around the world. They lead debate, influence opinion and policy, and drive change. Here are some of the experts who will shape your MBA experience at Alliance MBS.

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Here is a selection of the experts you may work with as a Manchester MBA.

Reza Salehnejad
Dr Reza Salehnejad Teaching Fellow in Economics, Innovation, Management and Policy Research
Mike Arundale
Dr Mike Arundale Lecturer in Strategy & MBA Consultancy Project Coordinator
Ismail Erturk
Ismail Erturk Senior Lecturer in Banking & Director of Social Responsibility & Engagement
Nick Collett
Dr Nick Collett Senior Lecturer in Financial Management
Our Experts - Mark Batey
Dr Mark Batey Senior Lecturer in Organisational Psychology
Irene Roele
Irene Roele Senior Fellow in Management
Patricia Perlman-Dee
Patricia Perlman-Dee Senior Lecturer in Finance

Full-time MBA directors

Xavier Duran
Xavier Duran Martinez Director, MBA Programmes
Fran Johnson
Fran Johnson Associate Director, MBA Programmes
Heather Spiro
Dr Heather Spiro Associate Director, MBA Programmes
Jiyao Xun
Dr Jiyao Xun Associate Director, MBA Programmes (Asia)
Phil Galvin
Dr Phil Galvin Associate Director, MBA Consultancy Projects
Olga Ramirez

“It is a pleasure being taught by inspired leaders who are highly recognised professors in their areas. The theory is complemented with practical cases that challenge the entire class and give us a deep understanding of the realities that companies face.”

Olga Ramirez, Peruvian (Class of 2017), Project Manager, Adidas, Germany

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