Dr Joanna Voulgaropoulou

Head of the School of Management 

Email: ac9294@coventry.ac.uk 

Dr Joanna is the Head of the School for Management.

She holds a PhD in Organisational Leadership from the University of Glasgow. She studied for her first degree (B.Sc.) in Business Management and Economics at Empire State University. In 2003, she earned the Leadership Initiative Fellowship Scholarship to study at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. After completing her first M.A. in Tourism Management from Liverpool Hope University (2005), she continued with a second M.B.A. in International Finance from London Metropolitan University (2007). Dr Joanna joined Coventry University London in 2018, and before this, she worked at the University of Bath, the University of Westminister, the University of Bedfordshire and Kingston University. Joanna is interested in integrating leadership disciplines and enhancing the student experience through innovative pedagogy.

Dr Joanna is proud to lead a strong and successful School of Management academics focused and experienced in delivering innovative teaching, undertaking research, and providing a supportive and collaborative learning community. Working closely with accreditation bodies such as the CIPD, CMI and APM, we ensure our courses are future-focused and professional.

Joanna Voulgaropoulou


  • 2019, CMgr MCMI
  • 2018, Senior Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy
  • 2016, PhD in Organizational Leadership, University of Glasgow
  • 2007, M.B.A in International Finance, London Metropolitan University
  • 2005, M.A. in Hospitality Administration, Liverpool Hope University
  • 2004, BSc in Organisational Leadership, New York University

Professional and Industry Memberships

  • Member of CMI
The Queen's Award for Enterprise
University of the year shortlisted
QS Five Star Rating 2023