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Professor Sankar Sivarajah

Dean of School of Management
University of Bradford
Professor Sankar Sivarajah

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

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, The Conversation, Public Sector Focus and London School of Economics academic blog.

To date, he has a successful track record of managing over £3 million worth of large scale R&D and consultancy projects funded by national, international 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 Blockchain use in Financial Services, Smart Waste and Cities, Energy efficient data centres, Social innovation and Participatory Budgeting.

He holds a PhD in Management Studies from Brunel University London, a MSc with Distinction in Management from Bayes Business School (City University, London) and a first-class BSc (Hons) in Business and Management specialising in Computer Sciences from Brunel University London. He is a Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy (FHEA), a member of the British Academy of Management (BAM) and Association for Information Systems (AIS).

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