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Visiting Professors

The Business School Visiting Professoriate come from a wide range of disciplines and contribute greatly to the student experience here at New Beacon.

Professor Chris Birch

An experienced classroom practitioner and Internet pedagogic pioneer. He has post graduate degrees in Education, History and Business Administration and is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Association and of the Institute of Knowledge Transfer…

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Professor Shawn Carraher

Professor Shawn M. Carraher received his Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of Oklahoma. He has served as the Oxford Journal Distinguished Research Professor and Director of the Small Business Institute® and Clinical Professor in International Business at the University of Texas at Dallas as well as serving as the Undergraduate Research Director…

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Professor Paresh Wankhade

Professor Paresh Wankhade is an expert in the field of public sector management with a known expertise in emergency services management. He is the Programme leader for the UK’s first bespoke Professional Doctorate in Emergency Services Management…

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Professor David Weir

Professor David Weir has researched and published extensively on many areas of Business and Management and most recently…

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Professor Panos Fitsilis

Professor Fitsilis has extensive project management experience with the development and deployment of large IT systems and extensive management experience in various senior management positions…

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Professor Monika Foster

Monika has worked in higher education in the UK, Europe and Far East for over 25 years, successfully leading strategic initiatives to enhance the student experience and especially mature and international student transitions…

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Dr. Teeranlall Ramgopal

Dr. Teeranlall Ramgopal worked in the NHS for 24 years – from Clinical Nursing to Senior Manager of Nursing Education, including the posts of “Assistant, Vice and Acting Principal” of the Shropshire and Staffordshire College of Nursing and Midwifery. Whilst there he co-ordinated and managed the College’s corporate/public affairs, external communications and relations with key stakeholders…

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Dr. Stephen A. Malone

Dr. Stephen A. Malone, Executive Dean, University Centre Blackburn College

BEng(Hons), MSc, PhD, CMgr, FCMI SFHEA

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Professor Simon Gao

With a PhD from Erasmus University Rotterdam, Prof. Gao has published over 70 articles and books, and sits on editorial boards of 10 international journals…

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Professor Yinshan Tang

Bio coming soon…