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Stefanos Nachmias

Principal Lecturer

Nottingham Business School

Staff Group(s)
Department of Human Resource Management


Stefanos is a Principal Lecturer and the Deputy Head in the Department of Human Resource Management.

Stefanos scholarship and research activities includes activities in Diversity and Equality, especially  issues around equal pay and diversity management. He has co-produced three series of edited textbooks on areas of diversity and equality with Palgrave Macmillan. The edited volumes cover all key areas of my scholarship expertise aiming to present a new educational offering for students and educators. He has also invested significant time to explore issues around Childhood trauma in the workplace. As a result of a funded project by British Academy, he has been able to advise and support organisations and individuals on how to create safe working environment for people who have experienced trauma. His research is  predominately driven by the desire for individuals to inform their thinking and make changes on the way the issues are discussed at individual and organisational level. He is also a  keen research in Human Resource Development  with particular interest in leadership development. This includes two co-edited volumes in the areas by assessing wider aspects on how innovation, technology and change affects the way we develop individuals.

As a Senior Fellow (HEA), he has been developing a number of pedogeological and scholarly activities in authentic learning. This is due to his strong interest in working with organisations in promoting effective educational practices. Stefanos had a number of other academic resources throughout his academic career, including programme director, international coordinator, online programme leader, member of the academic board and employability manager.

He teaches human resource management at postgraduate level and supervise a number of doctoral students in the area of diversity, equality and leadership development.

As part of his Deputy Head role, Stefanos work closely with the Head of Department to develop and implement strategies in achieving the Department's learning and teaching objectives. He supports the academic team in managing student needs and timetable issues. He provides support to the Head of Department through involvement in recruitment, staff appraisals, observations and workload. At university level, Stefanos is a member of the Trent Institute for Learning and Teaching contributing to the discussions around employability and work based learning and University Collaborations and Partnerships Committee.

He is a member of  the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), CABS sub-committee on race equality and UFHRD.

Career overview

Stefanos completed his PhD in Business and Employment Practices (2012) at Leeds Metropolitan University which explores students’ career aspirations and expectations upon graduation.

Stefanos also worked for York St John University and Leeds Metropolitan University holding a number of senior academic and course leadership roles.

Before joining higher education in 2008, he worked in the hospitality and service industry in Cyprus and UK holding a number of supervisory and management roles.

Research areas

Stefanos' scholarly interests range from graduate recruitment, digital competencies and leadership development to assessing wider diversity and equality issues in the workplace. He is particularly interested on the role of leadership development and learning in addressing diversity issues at social, organisational and individual perspective through the use of a postmodern approach. He supervises a number of PhD and DBA students in the areas of diversity management and leadership development. He also has the capacity to supervise students in childhood trauma and neurodiversity in the workplace. Stefanos has a number of edited book around HRD and hidden inequality with great interest in developing pedagogical outputs for educational purposes.

Please visit the NTU Doctoral School website for information on doctoral research opportunities at NBS.

External activity

Stefanos is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy after completing an accredited Postgraduate Certificate programme in Higher Education (PGCHE) and an active academic with the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and British Academy of Management. He is also a member in the University Forum for Human Resource Development, EFMD, CABS and an external examiner in various postgraduate courses in the UK.

Sponsors and collaborators

Stefanos is now working on a British Academy funded project exploring Childhood Trauma in the workplace.


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Press expertise

Diversity and equality issues in the workplace; gender pay gap, childhood trauma, graduate retention and neurodiversity.