Filipe Worsdell is a Senior Lecturer within the Department of Strategy and International Business. He completed his doctorate at the Surrey Business School in 2019 after over two decades working within the European investment banking sector, culminating as CFO of a Portuguese banking conglomerate based in London (LSE) and Lisbon (NYSE Euronext). Previously, as Head of Corporate Debt and Derivatives Trading for a leading Portuguese investment bank, Filipe conducted multinational business across three continents. Prior to his banking career, Filipe served as a Commissioned Officer in the British Army.
With a Post Graduate Certificate of Teaching and Learning, as well as an HEA Fellow, Filipe began teaching at the Surrey Business School in 2019. His focus is now on informing business students on the mastery and advantage of contemporary international business and FDI strategies. It is work that acknowledges the importance of top management structures, organisational behaviour, individual business ethics (doing the right thing) and corporate governance (playing by the agreed rules within the business game. Filipe’s pedagogical interests lie in encouraging the next generation of business leaders to effectively tackle the challenges of international investment and global trade and to better understand the successes and failures of those that have gone before them.
University roles and responsibilities
- Academic Integrity Officer
- Level 4 Programme Leader (BSc Business Management)
- Personal and Placement (PTY) Tutor
Affiliations and memberships
FHEQ Level 8 - Contemporary Topics: Strategy and International Business (MAND040)
FHEQ Level 6 - International Business Strategy (MAN3090, MAN3204)
FHEQ Level 5* - Topics International Business (MAN2142) and Comparative Country Studies (MAN2138)
FHEQ Level 4** - Fundamentals of Business Management (MAN1103)
* Module Lead on both subjects. ** (L4) Programme Lead (BSc Business Management)