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Deborah Allcock

Deborah Allcock

Head of Department

Nottingham Business School

Staff Group(s)
Department of Management


Debbie is Head of Department of Management at Nottingham Business School.  As a member of the School Executive, she contributes to a number of School strategic committees, alongside leading the departmental team of over 70 academics.  As a Chartered Manager, she brings an excellent range of leadership skills and experience, both from her industry background and diverse roles within Higher Education.

Career overview

Before joining Nottingham Business School, Debbie has successfully undertaken a wide variety of roles ranging from Subject Leader, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programmes and Associate Dean, Learning and Teaching Senior Lecturer, Year Tutor and Director of Studies.  She has previously worked at the University of Huddersfield, Bradford University Faculty of Management and Law and undertaken research with Kings College, London.

Research areas

Debbie holds a PhD in Corporate Governance and Executive Pay, and is proud of having been awarded a full competitive scholarship to undertake this doctoral research.  She continues to undertake research in to the area of executive pay, particularly the use of incentive schemes within the construct of remuneration packages.

External activity

Debbie is a Chartered Manager and a Member of the Chartered Management Institute, along with being a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, a Member of the British Academy of Management and a registered Emotional Intelligence Psychometric Assessor (EQi 2.0 and EQi 360).  She contributes to the wider Higher Education community by being an external examiner at Aston Business School, she also regularly undertakes curriculum reviews, reviews work for major journals within her field and assists publishers by reviewing book proposals.   As business engagement, she is happy to advise on business strategy development, strategic leadership and emotional intelligence.