PhD alumni profiles

With one of Europe's largest PhD programmes in business and management, LUMS provides a really supportive environment for research. Find out what our doctoral graduates think of the research culture at LUMS.




Joana Cardoso Fontes

PhD Accounting & Finance, 2014

Joana completed an MRes in Accounting at LUMS before starting her PhD.

Pakchira Nugbanleng

PhD Economics, 2014

Pakchira is working as a Lecturer at Naresuan University International College in Thailand.

Michael Konopaski

PhD in Management, 2014

Michael took his PhD part-time, while living in Canada. He now works as a Senior Lecturer at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology.

Henrietta Onwuegbuzie

PhD in Management, 2014

Henrietta's PhD research focused on why start-ups fail. She is is currently Academic Director at Lagos Business School at Pan-Atlantic University.

Juliana Santos

PhD Management Science, 2013

Juliana´s PhD focused on Expert Services for business markets such as engineering, software development, and technical advisory services. She is now Assistant Professor at Centro Universitário da FEI in Brazil.

Timo Kunz

PhD Management Science, 2013

After graduation, Timo went on to become a Data Scientist at Morrisons.

Sophie Tessier

PhD Accounting & Finance, 2013

Sophie now teaches at HEC Montréal in Canada.

Vasilis Pappas

PhD Economics, 2013

Vasilis's PhD research focused on Islamic finance. He is now a Lecturer in Finance at the University of Bath.

Chris Dalton

PhD Management Learning & Leadership, 2013

Chris studied for his PhD part-time while working at Henley Business School.

Andres Barrios Fajardo

PhD Marketing, 2013

Andres went on to become an Assistant Professor at Los Andres University in Columbia after graduation.

Justin Chircop

PhD Accounting and Finance, 2013

Upon graduation, Justin chose to stay at Lancaster University where he became a lecturer in Accounting and Finance.

Anthony Buckley

PhD in Management, 2013

Currently, Anthony works as an Assistant Head of School of Marketing at the Dublin Institute of Technology.