Meet the academics who teach our online courses

Dr Lisa Sugiura

Course Leader, MSc Cybercrime

I'm a Senior Lecturer in Criminology and Cybercrime, Distance Learning Postgraduate Programme Area Leader, Themes Strategic Innovation Fellow (TRIF), and the Deputy Director of the Cybercrime Awareness Clinic, at the Institute of Criminal Justice Studies.

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Dr Vasileios Karagiannopoulos

Module Leader, MSc Cybercrime

I graduated from Athens Law School and completed an LLM in Information Technology Law and a PhD in Law at the University of Strathclyde Law School with distinction. Since 2014 I've worked at the Institute of Criminal Justice Studies where I'm now a Reader in Cybercrime and Cybersecurity.

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Jo Goodship

Online Tutor, MSc Cybercrime

For the last 23 years I have been an active researcher both within the University of Portsmouth and for an independent consultancy company, and I also have extensive experience teaching social research methods.

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Martin Sparrius

Online Tutor, MSc Cybercrime

I'm currently a PhD researcher in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Portsmouth, investigating Information Security within UK schools and colleges. My primary research interest is in how to improve the manner in which people and cyber security systems work together to achieve an effective cyber security defense.

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Louise Broadbent

Online Tutor, MSc Cybercrime

I'm currently a PhD student and have been a Lecturer at the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Portsmouth.

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Dr Mo Adda

Course Leader, MSc Cyber Security and Digital Forensics

I’m a Principal Lecturer at the University of Portsmouth. My research interests include network security, multithreaded architectures, mobile networks and business process modelling, mobile intelligent agent technology, IoT forensics, and general aspects of digital forensics and cyber security.

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Andrew Bowbrick

Online Tutor, MSc Cyber Security and Digital Forensics

I'm currently a senior systems engineer at the University of Portsmouth with responsibilities including security, identity management and our physical and virtual server infrastructure. I studied my undergraduate degree with the Open University in Computer Science.

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Dr Mohamed Bader-El-Den

Course Leader, MSc Data Analytics

I'm a Senior Lecturer at the School of Computing at the University of Portsmouth. My research interests are in the areas of Data Science (DS), Machine Learning (ML), Evolutionary Algorithms and Combinatorial Optimisation.

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Dr Alaa Mohasseb

Module Leader, MSc Data Analytics

My research is in the field of Text Mining, Natural Language Processing, and Machine Learning. I have collaborated with researchers in several other disciplines and participated in multiple academic and industrial projects.

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Foaad Haddod

Online Tutor, MSc Data Analytics

I teach Artificial Intelligence, Data Sciences, and Computer Science at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, both online and face-to-face.

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Stelios Sotiriadis

Online Tutor, MSc Data Analytics

I am a Computer Scientist and lecturer of Computer and Data Science subjects. I have a BSc in Computer Science, an MSc in Computer and Internet applications and a PhD in Computer Science.

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Zainab Ibrahim

Online Tutor, MSc Data Analytics

I am currently a researcher in the School of Computing at the University of Portsmouth (UoP). My research involves analysing students’ end of unit feedback comments to identify issues of assessment to measure their satisfaction.

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Dr Hamidreza Khaleghzadeh

Module Leader, MSc Data Analytics

I'm a Lecturer in the School of Computing at the University of Portsmouth. My area of expertise is in the performance and energy optimisation of Heterogeneous High-Performance Computing (HPC) platforms, and Energy-Efficient Computing systems.

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Dr Foteini Kravariti

Course Leader, MSc Global Human Resource Management

I'm a Senior Lecturer in Talent Management Studies at the Faculty of Business and Law at the University of Portsmouth, a Fellow of the British Higher Education Academy and a member of the steering committee at the British Academy of Management.

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Dr Sarah Lee

Module Leader, MSc Global Human Resource Management

I have a professional background in human resources (HR) and project management. At the University of Southampton I managed a major organisational change project to establish a new School of Health Sciences.

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Sally Rumbles

Course Director, MSc Global Human Resource Management

I have over 12 years' experience in human resource management (HRM), mainly in the engineering and manufacturing sectors, latterly in managerial positions with line management responsibility.

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Julie Spurgeon

Module Leader, MSc Global Human Resource Management

During a 27 year career at IBM I gained extensive experience in HR management, and was a Line Manager with day-to-day responsibility for all aspects of the people management cycle. 

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Dr Emily Yarrow

Module Leader, MSc Global Human Resource Management

My teaching, research and consulting philosophy are underpinned by an innovative blend of the notion of triple helix thinking, social justice, and a passion for gender equality both in the workplace and in wider society.

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Dr Diane Keeble-Ramsay

Online Tutor, MSc Global Human Resource Management

I have undertaken published and conference work around the nature of work, the menopause and maternity, alongside other work-related themes, having received awards for outstanding articles and conference papers.

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Dr Aaron Taylor

Online Tutor, MSc Global Human Resource Management

I'm an experienced HR academic and HR professional possessing over 10 years’ training and HR management experience overseas and several years in HR management in the UK.

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Dr Vijay Vyas

Course Leader, MSc Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship

My current areas of research are entrepreneurial intentions, innovation by SMEs, entrepreneurship education, plus entrepreneurship and economic growth.

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Dr Rishikesh Sinha

Module Leader, MSc Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship

I'm a Teaching Fellow in Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Strategy Enterprise and Innovation department at Portsmouth Business School. Previously, I studied and worked at the University of Edinburgh Business School, where I finished my PhD and worked as a Teaching Associate.

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Jenny Brady

Online Tutor, MSc Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship

I'm currently the manager of the prestigious research fellowship, NUAcT at Newcastle University, focused on building a diverse multidisciplinary network that fosters creativity and collaboration, and that helps Newcastle University to address distinctive future-facing research missions.

Jenny Brady Find out more
Dr Salam Al-Bizri

Course Leader, MSc Project Management for Construction

I have more than 30 years' experience in the Higher Education sector and the construction industry. I have teaching interests in the areas of construction project management, technology clusters, design management, supply chain management and process mapping.

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Dr Sandra Matarneh

Online Tutor, MSc Project Management for Construction

I have been in the construction industry for almost 20 years, holding various positions in construction management in large scale international corporates.

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Nigel Craig

Online Tutor, MSc Project Management for Construction

My main areas of research interest include quality, private house-building, information technology/management within construction and building and quantity surveying.

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Dr Mohammad S. El-Mashaleh

Online Tutor, MSc Project Management for Construction

Currently, I am professor at the Department of Civil Engineering, the Hashemite University, Jordan. My research interests include decision support systems in construction, IT utilization and deployment, and performance measurement and benchmarking.

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Dr Allan A Abwunza

Online Tutor, Project Management for Construction

I'm a Lecturer in the Department of Construction Management, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture & Technology, Kenya, where I also did a PhD in Construction Project Management. My research mainly focuses on the human role and behaviour in construction processes.

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Dr Sara Hadleigh-Dunn

Course Leader, MSc Risk, Crisis and Resilience Management

I've worked with London Fire Brigade, Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service, Healthcare Environment Inspectorates (HEIs) and other public and private sector organisations in the areas of risk and crisis management and decision-making.

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Kate Buttriss

Module Leader, MSc Risk, Crisis and Resilience Management

I recently joined the teaching staff at the University of Portsmouth following a successful 20 year career with a major financial institution, where I held the post of Senior Vice President in Information Security, specialising in supplier risk management.

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Jadeite Jackson

Online Tutor, MSc Risk, Crisis and Resilience Management

I have a professional background as an analyst in General Insurance, where I worked closely with various Departments including Claims, Underwriting, Reinsurance, Actuarial and Risk Management.

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Paul Wood

Online Tutor, MSc Risk, Crisis and Resilience Management

I have broad experience in managing the design and implementation of enterprise risk and resilience solutions for large global organisations and government agencies.

Paul Wood Find out more
Dr Lisa Sugiura

Course Leader, MSc Cybercrime

I'm a Senior Lecturer in Criminology and Cybercrime, Distance Learning Postgraduate Programme Area Leader, Themes Strategic Innovation Fellow (TRIF), and the Deputy Director of the Cybercrime Awareness Clinic, at the Institute of Criminal Justice Studies.

Dr Lisa Sugiura Find out more
Dr Vasileios Karagiannopoulos

Module Leader, MSc Cybercrime

I graduated from Athens Law School and completed an LLM in Information Technology Law and a PhD in Law at the University of Strathclyde Law School with distinction. Since 2014 I've worked at the Institute of Criminal Justice Studies where I'm now a Reader in Cybercrime and Cybersecurity.

Dr Vasileios Karagiannopoulos Find out more
Jo Goodship

Online Tutor, MSc Cybercrime

For the last 23 years I have been an active researcher both within the University of Portsmouth and for an independent consultancy company, and I also have extensive experience teaching social research methods.

Jo Goodship Find out more
Martin Sparrius

Online Tutor, MSc Cybercrime

I'm currently a PhD researcher in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Portsmouth, investigating Information Security within UK schools and colleges. My primary research interest is in how to improve the manner in which people and cyber security systems work together to achieve an effective cyber security defense.

Martin Sparrius Find out more
Louise Broadbent

Online Tutor, MSc Cybercrime

I'm currently a PhD student and have been a Lecturer at the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Portsmouth.

Louise Broadbent Find out more
Dr Mo Adda

Course Leader, MSc Cyber Security and Digital Forensics

I’m a Principal Lecturer at the University of Portsmouth. My research interests include network security, multithreaded architectures, mobile networks and business process modelling, mobile intelligent agent technology, IoT forensics, and general aspects of digital forensics and cyber security.

Mo Adda Find out more
Andrew Bowbrick

Online Tutor, MSc Cyber Security and Digital Forensics

I'm currently a senior systems engineer at the University of Portsmouth with responsibilities including security, identity management and our physical and virtual server infrastructure. I studied my undergraduate degree with the Open University in Computer Science.

Andrew Bowbrick Find out more
Dr Mohamed Bader-El-Den

Course Leader, MSc Data Analytics

I'm a Senior Lecturer at the School of Computing at the University of Portsmouth. My research interests are in the areas of Data Science (DS), Machine Learning (ML), Evolutionary Algorithms and Combinatorial Optimisation.

Dr Mohamed Bader-El-Den Find out more
Dr Alaa Mohasseb

Module Leader, MSc Data Analytics

My research is in the field of Text Mining, Natural Language Processing, and Machine Learning. I have collaborated with researchers in several other disciplines and participated in multiple academic and industrial projects.

Alaa Mohasseb Find out more
Foaad Haddod

Online Tutor, MSc Data Analytics

I teach Artificial Intelligence, Data Sciences, and Computer Science at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, both online and face-to-face.

Foaad Haddod Find out more
Stelios Sotiriadis

Online Tutor, MSc Data Analytics

I am a Computer Scientist and lecturer of Computer and Data Science subjects. I have a BSc in Computer Science, an MSc in Computer and Internet applications and a PhD in Computer Science.

stelios-sotiriadis Find out more
Zainab Ibrahim

Online Tutor, MSc Data Analytics

I am currently a researcher in the School of Computing at the University of Portsmouth (UoP). My research involves analysing students’ end of unit feedback comments to identify issues of assessment to measure their satisfaction.

Zainab Ibrahim Find out more
Dr Hamidreza Khaleghzadeh

Module Leader, MSc Data Analytics

I'm a Lecturer in the School of Computing at the University of Portsmouth. My area of expertise is in the performance and energy optimisation of Heterogeneous High-Performance Computing (HPC) platforms, and Energy-Efficient Computing systems.

Hamidreza Khaleghzadeh Find out more
Dr Foteini Kravariti

Course Leader, MSc Global Human Resource Management

I'm a Senior Lecturer in Talent Management Studies at the Faculty of Business and Law at the University of Portsmouth, a Fellow of the British Higher Education Academy and a member of the steering committee at the British Academy of Management.

Dr Foteini Kravariti Find out more
Dr Sarah Lee

Module Leader, MSc Global Human Resource Management

I have a professional background in human resources (HR) and project management. At the University of Southampton I managed a major organisational change project to establish a new School of Health Sciences.

Dr Sarah Lee Find out more
Sally Rumbles

Course Director, MSc Global Human Resource Management

I have over 12 years' experience in human resource management (HRM), mainly in the engineering and manufacturing sectors, latterly in managerial positions with line management responsibility.

Sally Rumbles Find out more
Julie Spurgeon

Module Leader, MSc Global Human Resource Management

During a 27 year career at IBM I gained extensive experience in HR management, and was a Line Manager with day-to-day responsibility for all aspects of the people management cycle. 

Julie Spurgeon Find out more
Dr Emily Yarrow

Module Leader, MSc Global Human Resource Management

My teaching, research and consulting philosophy are underpinned by an innovative blend of the notion of triple helix thinking, social justice, and a passion for gender equality both in the workplace and in wider society.

Dr Emily Yarrow Find out more
Dr Diane Keeble-Ramsay

Online Tutor, MSc Global Human Resource Management

I have undertaken published and conference work around the nature of work, the menopause and maternity, alongside other work-related themes, having received awards for outstanding articles and conference papers.

Diane Keeble-Ramsay Find out more
Dr Aaron Taylor

Online Tutor, MSc Global Human Resource Management

I'm an experienced HR academic and HR professional possessing over 10 years’ training and HR management experience overseas and several years in HR management in the UK.

Aaron Taylor Find out more
Dr Vijay Vyas

Course Leader, MSc Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship

My current areas of research are entrepreneurial intentions, innovation by SMEs, entrepreneurship education, plus entrepreneurship and economic growth.

Vijay Vyas Find out more
Dr Rishikesh Sinha

Module Leader, MSc Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship

I'm a Teaching Fellow in Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Strategy Enterprise and Innovation department at Portsmouth Business School. Previously, I studied and worked at the University of Edinburgh Business School, where I finished my PhD and worked as a Teaching Associate.

Rishikesh Sinha Find out more
Jenny Brady

Online Tutor, MSc Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship

I'm currently the manager of the prestigious research fellowship, NUAcT at Newcastle University, focused on building a diverse multidisciplinary network that fosters creativity and collaboration, and that helps Newcastle University to address distinctive future-facing research missions.

Jenny Brady Find out more
Dr Salam Al-Bizri

Course Leader, MSc Project Management for Construction

I have more than 30 years' experience in the Higher Education sector and the construction industry. I have teaching interests in the areas of construction project management, technology clusters, design management, supply chain management and process mapping.

Salam Al-Bizri Find out more
Dr Sandra Matarneh

Online Tutor, MSc Project Management for Construction

I have been in the construction industry for almost 20 years, holding various positions in construction management in large scale international corporates.

Sandra Matarneh Find out more
Nigel Craig

Online Tutor, MSc Project Management for Construction

My main areas of research interest include quality, private house-building, information technology/management within construction and building and quantity surveying.

Nigel Craig Find out more
Dr Mohammad S. El-Mashaleh

Online Tutor, MSc Project Management for Construction

Currently, I am professor at the Department of Civil Engineering, the Hashemite University, Jordan. My research interests include decision support systems in construction, IT utilization and deployment, and performance measurement and benchmarking.

Mohammad El-Mashaleh Find out more
Dr Allan A Abwunza

Online Tutor, Project Management for Construction

I'm a Lecturer in the Department of Construction Management, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture & Technology, Kenya, where I also did a PhD in Construction Project Management. My research mainly focuses on the human role and behaviour in construction processes.

Allan A Abwunza Find out more
Dr Sara Hadleigh-Dunn

Course Leader, MSc Risk, Crisis and Resilience Management

I've worked with London Fire Brigade, Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service, Healthcare Environment Inspectorates (HEIs) and other public and private sector organisations in the areas of risk and crisis management and decision-making.

Dr Sara Hadleigh-Dunn Find out more
Kate Buttriss

Module Leader, MSc Risk, Crisis and Resilience Management

I recently joined the teaching staff at the University of Portsmouth following a successful 20 year career with a major financial institution, where I held the post of Senior Vice President in Information Security, specialising in supplier risk management.

Kate Buttriss Find out more
Jadeite Jackson

Online Tutor, MSc Risk, Crisis and Resilience Management

I have a professional background as an analyst in General Insurance, where I worked closely with various Departments including Claims, Underwriting, Reinsurance, Actuarial and Risk Management.

Jadeite Jackson Find out more
Paul Wood

Online Tutor, MSc Risk, Crisis and Resilience Management

I have broad experience in managing the design and implementation of enterprise risk and resilience solutions for large global organisations and government agencies.

Paul Wood Find out more