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Our people

Learn more about the dedicated CERTE team.



The CERTE team focuses on both impactful academic and applied research in the fields of tourism, hospitality, and events. Below is the list of people involved in the research centre:

Director of CERTE

Dr Nikolaos Pappas 


Dr Alyssa Eve Brown (Events Coordinator)

Professor Elena Cavagnaro (Visiting Professor - NHL Stenden University) 

Professor Donna Chambers (Head of Faculty Research)

Andrew Hibbitt 

Dr James Johnson

Dr Ian Morton

Dr Dirisa Mulindwa (London Campus)

Dr Vippin Nadda (London Campus)

Sharon Olver 

Stephanie A Preston

Dr Fiona Raje 

Dr James Scott

Professor Richard W. Sharpley (Visiting Professor - University of Central Lancashire) 

Serkan Uzunogullari

PhD Researchers

Victoria Beaney

Rachel Makin (P.G.A.A.)

Laura Nelson (P.G.A.A.)

Victor Seedman

Maria Zoi Spanaki