Our Structure and People

The University of Liverpool Management School (ULMS) has 249 staff. 176 academic and research staff, including 30 full Professors, are led by Dean, Professor Julia Balogun.

The School is organised into five Subject Groups: Strategy International Business and Entrepreneurship, Work Organisation and Management, Economics, Finance and Accounting, and Marketing and Operations.

Subject Groups reflect key functions of business and management as well as related disciplines. Each Subject Group has a Subject Group Head, a Director of Research, and a Director of Education and Student Experience.


Subject Groups


Senior Management Team

The School Senior Management Team consists of the School Dean, Associate Dean for Research, Associate Dean Faculty, Associate Deans Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and MBA, Director of Student Experience, the Associate Dean International, all Subject Group Heads, the Head of School Operations, and the Business Development Manager.

  • Professor Julia Balogun – Dean
  • Prof Caroline Gatrell – Associate Dean Research
  • Professor Mike Zundel – Associate Dean Faculty
  • Professor Lisa Anderson – Associate Dean Postgraduate
  • Ms Liz Crolley – Associate Dean Undergraduate
  • Prof Elizabeth Maitland – Associate Dean MBA
  • Professor Terry McNulty – Associate Dean, International
  • Mrs Claire Mallanaphy – Director of Student Experience
  • Professor Phil Ormrod  - Subject Group Head, Accounting and Finance Group (and interim Subject Group Head of Economics Group)
  • Professor Andy Lyons – Subject Group Head, Marketing and Operations Group (MOP)
  • Professor Yves Guillaume – Subject Group Head, Work Organisation and Management Group (WOM)
  • Programmes Tom Elfring - Subject Group Head, Strategy, International Business and Entrepreneurship (SIBE)
  • Rachael Lucas – Head of School Operations
  • Ms Anne Donnelly – Business Development Manager

Advisory Board

The School has an external Advisory Board which offers guidance in numerous ways, including:

  • Assisting the school in engaging with the business community and other institutions.
  • Advising on the relevance of the School’s teaching and research programmes to the needs of business.
  • Providing input to the School’s research programme with a particular emphasis on the impact of research.
  • Supporting the school in identifying career and development opportunities.

The Board includes members from a variety of backgrounds, experience and sectors.