People

What makes the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management team so special?

Between them, our staff have studied on every continent of the world and come from 18 different countries. As well as hospitality, tourism and events management, their academic backgrounds include:

  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Anthropology
  • Business
  • History
  • Cultural studies
  • Statistics
  • Biology
  • Psychology
  • Engineering 

This diversity of backgrounds offers an incredibly critical perspective, entitling our students to understand a wide range of ways of thinking, and to follow the approach they feel most stimulated by.

The history of the School and our reputation means we can choose from the key thinkers in the world, and invite them to teach our students and to produce our research, ensuring our finger is always on the pulse of what is new and relevant in the hospitality, tourism and events industry.

Academic staff

Visiting staff

Name Role
Professor Haiyan Song Visiting Professor
Chris Cowls Visiting Professor
Hania Janta Visiting Fellow
Paul Pike Director, Intelligent Venues
Roger Pride Partner at Heavenly Branding
Christopher Rodrigues Chairman of VisitBritain
Vlatka Skokic Visiting Fellow
John Telfer Product and Operations Director, Explore Worldwide

Emeritus staff

Name Role
David Airey Emeritus Professor
Peter Jones Emeritus Professor
Stephen Witt Emeritus Professor

Postgraduate research students

Name Role
Husna Zainal Abidin Postgraduate Research Student
Houda Al Balushi Postgraduate Research Student
Elizabeth Ashcroft Postgraduate Research Student
Lynn Beard Postgraduate Research Student
Daniel Benn Postgraduate Research Student
Gabriela Bereghazyova Postgraduate Research Student
Rene Brauer Postgraduate Research Student
Wenjie Cai Postgraduate Research Student
Serge Chamelian Postgraduate Research Student
Yujia Chen Postgraduate Research Student
Gloria Crabolu Postgraduate Research Student
Donagh Davern Postgraduate Research Student
Frederick Dayour Postgraduate Research Student
Moumouni Dieguimde Postgraduate Research Student
Pablo Pereira Doel Postgraduate Research Student
Claudia Eckardt Postgraduate Research Student
Claudia Eger Postgraduate Research Student
Xiangbin Gao Postgraduate Research Student
Mireia Guix Postgraduate Research Student
Christy Hehir Postgraduate Research Student
Kelsy Hejjas Postgraduate Research Student
Michael Humbracht Postgraduate Research Student
Jooyoung Hwang Postgraduate Research Student
Nuttanuch Issariyakulkarn Postgraduate Research Student
Yingying Jin Postgraduate Research Student
Xiaoying Jiao Postgraduate Research Student
Cassandra Jones Postgraduate Research Student
Minhee Jung Postgraduate Research Student
Sanda Kam Postgraduate Research Student
Mincheol Kim Postgraduate Research Student
Hyerhim Kim Postgraduate Research Student
Yoo Ri Kim Postgraduate Research Student
Simon Kimber Postgraduate Research Student
Nilay Kılınç Postgraduate Research Student
Wei Liu Postgraduate Research Student
Chao Liu Postgraduate Research Student
Niels Frederik Lund Postgraduate Research Student
Batilda Moshy Postgraduate Research Student
Julio Munoz Postgraduate Research Student
Philip Murray Postgraduate Research Student
Eshaby Mustafa Postgraduate Research Student
Zuzana Palovic Postgraduate Research Student
Tassya Putho Postgraduate Research Student
Purimprach Sangkaew Postgraduate Research Student
Wan Wan Zainal Shukri Postgraduate Research Student
Aarni Tuomi Postgraduate Research Student
Songphon Uthaisar Postgraduate Research Student
Shuang Xin Postgraduate Research Student
Minjung You Postgraduate Research Student
Yitong Yu Postgraduate Research Student
Carol X Zhang Postgraduate Research Student
Yixin Zhang Postgraduate Research Student

Contact us

  • Phone: +44 (0)1483 686300
  • Fax: +44 (0)1483 686346

Find us

Address
School of Hospitality and Tourism Management
University of Surrey
Guildford
Surrey
GU2 7XH