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    • United Kingdom

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    Contact Details

    Phone: 0121 204 4019

    Email: [email protected]

    Room: SW1010


    I am an Industrial Economist with research interests within competition policy. I am currently completing my PhD within this field. 

    I currently teach Competition Policy, Statistics for Economics and Introductory Business Economics and have a keen interest in innovative assessment approaches.

    Research Interests

    My current PhD research focuses on evaluating the competitive consequences of a commonly used vertical restraint known as 'category captainship'. 

    Teaching Activity

    • BS3383 - Competition Policy
    • BS1112 - Statistics for Economics
    • BS2IBE - Introduction to Business Economics¬†


    • Teaching Fellow in Economics, Aston Business School, (2022 - Present)
    • Visiting Lecturer, Birmingham City University (2019 - 2022)
    • Visiting Lecturer, The University of Birmingham (2021)


    Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, Aston University, 2022.

    Education/Academic qualification

    MSc, Social Science Research, Aston Business School

    Award Date: 30 Sept 2019

    MSc, Economics, University of Birmingham

    Award Date: 30 Sept 2018

    BSc, Mathematics with Economics, Aston Business School

    Award Date: 30 Sept 2017