Stefanos is a Principal Lecturer and the Deputy Head in the Department of Human Resource Management.
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.
Stefanos specialises in equal pay, equality in the workplace and diversity management in modern organisations. He is currently working on a funded project exploring Childhood Trauma in the workplace. He teaches human resource management at postgraduate level and supervise a number of doctoral students. He has strong interests in authentic learning practices within the curriculum. This is due to his previous professional experience in hospitality industry and 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 ambassador. He is also a member of CABS sub-committee on race equality and supports the UFHRD activities.
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.
Stefanos' scholarly interests range from graduate recruitment, digital competencies and wellebing 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 employee engagement, diversity management and informal learning. He also has a particular interest in childhood trauma and neurodiversity in the workplace. Stefanos has a number of edited book around HRD and hidden inequality.
Please visit the NTU Doctoral School website for information on doctoral research opportunities at NBS.
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.
Diversity and equality issues in the workplace; gender pay gap, childhood trauma, graduate retention and neurodiversity.