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Professor Sankar Sivarajah

Dean of School of Management
University of Bradford
Professor Sankar Sivarajah

Sankar Sivarajah is a Professor of Technology Management and Circular Economy and the Dean and Head of School of Management at University of Bradford.

He holds a PhD in Management Studies from Brunel University London, a MSc with Distinction in Management specialising in Entrepreneurship from Bayes Business School (previously known as Cass), City University London and a first-class BSc (Hons) in Business and Management specialising in Computer Sciences from Brunel University London.

His passion for research and teaching is interdisciplinary in nature focusing on the use of emerging digital technology for the betterment of society, be it in a business or government context. He has published over 50 scientific articles in leading peer-reviewed journals and conferences. His research has featured in reputable media/trade publications such as The World Economic Forum, BBC Yorkshire, Computer Weekly and The Conversation.

To date, he has a successful track record as Principal and Co-investigator in over £3 million worth of Research and Innovation and consultancy projects funded by reputable funding bodies and commercial organisations. Some of the notable funders have been the European Commission (FP7, H2020, Marie Curie), Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), Innovate UK/DEFRA and British Council focusing on projects addressing business and societal challenges surrounding themes such as AI Innovation Strategy Development, Smart Cities and Sustainable Sociteties.

He is a Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy (FHEA) and a member of the British Academy of Management (BAM).

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