Business Transformation and Sustainable Enterprise

The Department of Business Transformation and Sustainable Enterprise at Surrey Business School is a research focused, practice-inspired group of academics combining leading-edge research with industry experience to inform policy and practices.


The Department also supports a thriving student community. We provide a dynamic environment for PhD and DBA researchers, welcoming applications in any of our research areas.

Research interests

  • Business Analytics
  • Data-Driven Management
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Extractive Industries
  • Lean Thinking and Agile Manufacturing
  • Management Science
  • Mining and Development
  • Operations and logistics
  • Operations Research
  • Reverse Logistics
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Sustainability in Business
  • System Modelling and Simulation
  • Sustainable Supply Chain Management


Members of the Department of Business Transformation and Sustainable Enterprise are leading experts in their fields and have a wide range of specialised interests in business analytics, operations and logistics, and extractive industries and sustainability. Information on our journal articles and research papers, conference presentations, publications and teaching areas can be found within our profiles below.

We offer a diverse range of topics suitable for PhD supervision, on which we invite contact from prospective students. Candidates interested in pursuing any of our specialist topic areas are encouraged to discuss their interest with the appropriate academic.

See a full list of our academic staff.

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Centre for Sustainable Enterprise Management

The Centre for Sustainable Enterprise Management at Surrey Business School has a mission to develop the knowledge, skills, and experience of future business leaders to address environmental and social challenges while managing business growth.

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Surrey Business School
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
University of Surrey