Antonia Koumproglou

Antonia has extensive teaching experience in Global and Transcultural Communication, Cross-Cultural Management, E-Commerce Marketing Communications and
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...International Business Strategy. She has extensive teaching and research experience, mainly from her positions at LCIBS, EU Business School, Coventry University and the external programmes of the University of Central Lancashire and State University of New York College. Antonia has participated in various conferences and has been a contributing author and editor in a number of books covering a range of different topics such as early year’s education, educational management and innovation.

Professor Cris Beswick

Cris is Practising Professor of Innovation and a successful entrepreneur and CEO in the design and strategy consulting industry.
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He is an executive coach and strategic advisor on innovation to several leaders of global organisations. He is a trusted advisor on innovation, specializing in working with CEOs and senior teams and has coached, advised and delivered keynotes to some of the world’s most successful companies on how to become exceptional by building game-changing innovation capability and embedding it into organizational culture. Cris has delivered executive education for a number of leading UK universities, including Cranfield School of Management and Henley Business School. He is the author of the business book ‘The Road to Innovation’ and co-author of ‘Building a Culture of Innovation’ which was voted one of the top 5 books on innovation for 2017 by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).

Professor Gareth Bullen

Executive Education Specialist

Gareth is Practising Professor of Intrapreneurship, the CEO of Intrapreneur International and Executive Director of the International Business Diplomat Club.
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He is a multi-award winning coach, mentor and facilitator in the area of Intrepreneurship and is regarded internationally as a thought-leader in this area. He specializes in helping organisations achieve impactful cultural change and in developing intrpereneurial leaders who can effectively manage in the highly uncertain modern-day environment Gareth has run highly complex change programmes and managed a number of multi million pound projects; and was Director of the Inspire Academy, Northern Gas Networks where he successfully focused the organization on transformational leadership, customer excellence and employee engagement. Gareth is ongoing executive coach for a number of CEOs and Directors.

Karen Cox 

Karen Cox has been involved in Language and Business training and consulting for more than 18 years. Karen is a trained leader and delivers courses in Business skills including Business Writing..
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..and Grammar, Business Communication Skills, Academic English, International Business Communication and ESP, to name a few...Karen was formerly a Head Trainer, Tutor and Course Director in both government and private institutions. Karen is the Director and owner of Language Link. In the corporate area, through Language Link, Karen has designed and delivered Language and Business training courses to companies and universities based across Europe, Asia and South America. Since its foundation in 2008, Language Link has become a leading provider of language services and training solutions. Our team of trainers are all highly qualified with years of experience in designing and delivering tailor-made Business English, ESP and Professional Development courses which satisfy the industry-specific needs and objectives of our clients. Language Link currently works with a diverse range of international companies and organisations worldwide, and we are committed to providing efficient, flexible and goal-oriented training courses which enhance and optimise our clients’ ability to communicate effectively in the global marketplace. Karen is responsible for the management of Language Link and dedicated to the provision and delivery of high quality language training and services.

Konstantinos Biginas

Assistant Dean

Konstantinos Biginas is the Assistant Dean as well as the BSc Programme Leader at London College of International Business Studies.
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He has extensive teaching and research experience, mainly from his positions at the EU Business School, Coventry University and the External Programmes of the University of Central Lancashire, the University of London, and State University of New York Empire State College Konstantinos has considerable experience in both business economics and international management fields. Konstantinos has vast professional experience having worked in several institutions in Greece, United Kingdom, Switzerland and Spain. He has researched and written extensively on International Management, Global Competition, FDI strategies, and Innovation Management. He has participated in various conferences and had his work published. As an Associate Editor he has participated in a number of book series.

Payal Raina

Payal works as a Global Head of Marketing at Torstone Technology and is responsible for leading Torstone’s global marketing and branding initiatives as well as internal and..
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external communications for the company. With over a decade of experience in B2B marketing for global financial and technology companies (such as Microsoft, General Electric, Barclays to name a few) in Europe and North America, Payal has a wealth of experience implementing successful marketing strategies, building brands and subsequently increasing revenues of global businesses. She also works as a marketing faculty for 'The Marketing Forum' delivering Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) certified courses. Payal has a Post Graduate degree in Marketing Management from Canada, and an MBA and BBA degree in Marketing from India.

Professor Peter Wyer

Dean of the London College of International Business Studies

Peter is Professor of Entrepreneurship, Head of the London Centre for Executive Excellence and the AMD Programme Leader and Dean of the London College of International Business Studies...
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He has over 20 years of experience in managing and working with growth-seeking small businesses. His research focuses predominantly upon small business strategy development processes and incorporates a comparative dimension that examines small business development in the developed economy context of the UK, the developing economy context of Malaysia and the transitional economy context of Russia His business support provision includes strategic development analysis for growth-seeking small businesses across all sectors, the design, development and delivery of small-medium size enterprise management coaching and training in Russia and Masters level curriculum development in the area of small business management in Malaysia. He has undertaken consultancy activity for major British companies, based upon the outputs of his academic research activity, including projects for British Aerospace and the National Freight Consortium. His external appointments have included that of Quality Assessor for the Higher Education Funding Council and member of the Board of the Northern Manchester Business Link. His output in the field includes articles, book chapters and conference papers disseminated across nine different countries.

Richard Copland

Expert on blockchain and the digital world.

Richard is our expert on blockchain and the digital world. Richard is an Entrepreneur, Investor, Strategist, Thinker, Writer and Commentator Richard Copland has a strong portfolio career and...
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is active across all stages of the innovation ecosystem. He operates across all sectors and is currently bringing to life a digital bank. He is the former Innovation and emerging technology director for CGI UK. He operates at the CxO level advising, leading and commercialising multi- million $ technology service business new ventures. He has designed, developed and delivered disruptive technologies to global organisations across all sectors. His specialists research and writing categories of interest are technology, horizon scanning and foresight. Innovation in his terms is something that’s new to you and provides a benefit. This can be cash, people or even sustainable ideas. Richard has worked in academia in Australia and UK, designed financial reporting service centres for banks as well as working in the consumer electronics and gaming industries with Sony and Nintendo. He is an Entrepreneur, Investor, Strategist, Thinker, Writer and Commentator and when not travelling and time permitting, he’s a keen triathlete, kite surfer, snowboarder and mountain biker

Sally Eaves

Sally is thought leader, author and multiple ward-winning expert in the areas of emerging technology and social intrapreneurship. Sally has an unrivaled reputation in the areas of Blockchain and speaks...
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at events across the world on the opportunities in Blockchain. Sally coaches many leaders within start-ups, scale-ups and social enterprises across the world. She is a highly respected coach within the worlds CIO community. As well as bringing intellectual rigor to coaching sessions, she brings an in-depth knowledge of digital and emerging technologies which she has gained through academia and through practical experience working in the telecommunications and financial fields.

Shaun Bowman

Head of Assessment and Performance Evaluation at London College of International Business Studies

Shaun is a management lecturer with over 20 years of teaching and learning experience, including with the Open University and De Montfort University Business Schools.
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Shaun’s original background in accounting has fostered a clear and logical approach to planning and problem-solving that has been extended by excellent organisational and communication skills developed in project management, teaching and commissioning. He is a highly motivated general manager with extensive experience across several industries in the private and public sectors. Proven transferable skills from a broad range of disciplines mean that he is able to add value quickly to an organisation looking for a more entrepreneurial edge to their current delivery of outcomes to customers. Cost of the Advanced Management Development Programme – and optional payment plan Programme pricing available for Individual Participants And Customised Provision – Bespoke for your Company Managers Should you as company wish to avail yourselves of the AMD programme tailored for a small group of your managers, please contact us for a specifically tailored discounted pricing structure. We are happy to deliver the programme either here at the Centre - or should you have the facility, within your company. The programme is specifically tailored to provide entrepreneurial growth-achieving and growth-seeking small business Owner managers/Managing Directors with state of the art management knowledge and abilities, and strategic development support to underpin and facilitate fast sustainable growth.