Dr. Alexeis Garcia-Perez

Alexeis Garcia-Perez is a Reader in Cyber Security Management at the Centre for Business in Society, where he leads the Cyber Security Management, Privacy and Data-driven Innovation research group. He is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Alexeis’s original background in computer science was complemented by a PhD in knowledge management from Cranfield University.  He has delivered data, information and knowledge management projects to industry players including Siemens, General Electric, the Ministry of Defence and the Railway Safety and Standards Board.

With a socio-technical understanding of information systems, Alexeis leads research on a management-led perspective of cyber security which combines people, processes and technologies to enable prevention, early detection effective analysis and prompt response to cyber threats.  

Alexeis maintains a solid collaboration with the School of Business Administration of the Technical University of Cartagena (Spain) and other European institutions as part of his role within the Executive Committee of the International Association for Knowledge Management. 

Alexeis is currently the course director for the MBA Cyber Security and supports the MSc Cyber Security Management at the School of Strategy and Leadership, Coventry Business School.

PhD Supervision:

Alexeis has led three PhD researchers to completion in the last two years. He currently supervises PhD students on the subjects of Data, Information & Knowledge Management and Cyber Security. These include:

  • Mark P. Sallos: A Framework for Adaptive Cyber Risk Management Theory
  • Garikayi Madzudzo: Automotive Cybersecurity Management: An Ecosystem Approach to Cyber-Secure Component Integration and Manufacture
  • Joanne Edwards: A Framework for the Management of Biometric Data
  • Mahmoud Odeh: Cloud Computing Adoption and its Challenges in Higher Education Institutions
  • Mahsa Jahantab: Intra-organisational Knowledge Sharing and Business Performance in the Service Sector
  • Roxani Athousaki: Challenges of the Management of Airline Sustainability and Performance in Liberalised Environments
  • Duncan Greaves: Business Resilience and Trust in a Cyber Security Management Framework
  • Ikechukwu Madudka: Patient Generated Health Data Adoption Framework for Chronic Care Management

Articles in Peer Reviewed Journals

  • Sallos, M.P., Yoruk, E. and Garcia-Perez, A. (2016). A business process improvement framework for knowledge-intensive entrepreneurial ventures. Journal of Technology Transfer. DOI: doi:10.1007/s10961-016-9534-z
  • Cegarra-Navarro, J.G., Wensley, A., Garcia-Perez, A., and  Sotos-Villarejo, A. (2016) ‘Linking peripheral vision with relational capital through knowledge structures’. Journal of Intellectual Capital 17 (4), 714-733. Available from http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JIC-04-2016-0041
  • Cegarra-Navarro, J.G., Córdoba-Pachón, J.R., and Garci­a-Perez, A. (2016) ‘Tuning knowledge ecosystems: Exploring links between hotels’ knowledge structures and online government services provision’. Journal of Technology Transfer. Available from http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10961-016-9506-3
  • Odeh, M., Warwick, K., and Garcia-Perez, A. (2015) ‘The Impacts of Cloud Computing Adoption at Higher Education Institutions: A SWOT Analysis’. International Journal of Computer Applications 127 (4), 15-21. Available from http://dx.doi.org/10.5120/ijca2015906367
  • Garcia-Perez A., Shaikh, S.A., Kalutarage, H.K., and Jahantab, M. (2015) ‘Towards a knowledge-based approach for effective decision making in railway safety’. Journal of Knowledge Management 19 (3), 641-659. Available from http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JKM-02-2015-0078
  • Martinez-Martinez, A., Cegarra-Navarro, J.G., and Garcia-Perez, A. (2014) ‘Environmental Knowledge Management: A Long-Term Enabler of Tourism Development’. Tourism Management 50, 281-291. Available from http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tourman.2015.03.006
  • Cegarra-Navarro, J.G., Garcia-Perez, A., and Moreno-Cegarra, J.L. (2014) ‘Technology Knowledge and Governance: Empowering Citizen Engagement and Participation’. Government Information Quarterly 31 (4), 660-668. Available from http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.giq.2014.07.001
  • Lewandowski, J., Arochena, H.E., Naguib, R.N.G., Chao, K.M., and Garcia-Perez, A. (2014) ‘Logic-Centred Architecture for Ubiquitous Health Monitoring’. IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics (J-BHI). 18 (5), 1525-1532.
  • King, V., Garcia-Perez, A., Graham, R., Jones, C., Tickle, A., and Wilson, L. (2014) ‘Collaborative reflections on using island maps to express new lecturers’ academic identity’. Reflective Practice: International and Multidisciplinary Perspectives 15 (2), 252-267. Available from http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14623943.2014.883311
  • Garcia-Perez, A., Kalutarage, H.K., and Shaikh, S.A. (2015) ‘Towards a knowledge-based approach for effective decision making in railway safety’. Journal of Knowledge Management 19 (3), 641-659. Available from http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JKM-02-2015-0078 (ABS 2*, SJR Q1 for Strategy and Management and SJR Q1 for Management of Technology and Innovation)
  • Martinez-Martinez, A., Cegarra-Navarro, J.G., and Garcia-Perez, A. (2014) ‘Environmental Knowledge Management: A Long-Term Enabler of Tourism Development’. Tourism Management  50, 281-291.  Available from http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tourman.2015.03.006(ABS 4*)
  • Cegarra-Navarro, J.G., Garcia-Perez, A., and Moreno-Cegarra, J.L. (2014) ‘Technology Knowledge and Governance: Empowering Citizen Engagement and Participation’.  Government Information Quarterly 31 (4), 660–668. Available from http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.giq.2014.07.001(ABS 3*)
  • Lewandowski, J., Arochena, H.E., Naguib, R.N.G., Chao, K.M., and Garcia-Perez, A. (2014) ‘Logic-Centred Architecture for Ubiquitous Health Monitoring’. IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics (J-BHI) 18 (5), 1525-1532. Available from http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JBHI.2014.2312352(SJR Q1 for Health Information Management)
  • King, V., Garcia-Perez, A., Graham, R., Jones, C. Tickle, A., and Wilson, L. (2014) ‘Collaborative reflections on using island maps to express new lecturers’ academic identity’. Reflective Practice: International and Multidisciplinary Perspectives 15 (2), 252-267. Available from http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14623943.2014.883311 (SJR Q1 for Philosophy)
  • Cerone, A., Persico, D., Fernandes, S., Garcia-Perez, A., Katsaros, P., Shaikh, S.A., and Stamelos, I. (eds.) (2014) Information Technology and Open Source: Applications for Education, Innovation, and Sustainability.Lecture Notes in Computer Science. ‘SEFM 2012 Satellite Events’. Held 1-2 October 2012 in Thessaloniki, Greece. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. Available from http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-54338-8
  • Garcia-Perez, A., and Ayres, R. (2012) ‘Modelling research: a collaborative approach to helping PhD students develop higher-level research skills’. European Journal of Engineering Education 37 (3), 297-306. Available from http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03043797.2012.684672

Books/Book Chapters

  • Garcia-Perez, A., and Ayres, R. (2015) ‘Wikifailure: The limitations of technology for knowledge sharing’. In Leading issues in knowledge management. Vol 2. Ed. By Grant, K.A., and Dumay, J. Academic Publishing International, 242-259.
  • Cerone, A., Persico, D., Fernandes, S., Garcia-Perez, A., Katsaros, P., Shaikh, S.A., and Stamelos, I. (Eds.) (2014) Information Technology and Open Source: Applications for Education, Innovation, and Sustainability.Lecture Notes in Computer ScienceVol. 7991. Springer Berlin Heidelberg. Available from http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-54338-8

Conference

  • Garcia-Perez, A., Pereira, L., and Shuttleworth, J. (2016) ‘Towards a comprehensive cyber security learning and teaching strategy’. HEA National Conference on Learning and Teaching in Cybersecurity. Held 15 June 2016 in Birmingham, UK.
  • Kharouf, H., Garcia-Perez, A., Robinson, J., and Pritchard, A. (2016) ‘Towards a Better Understanding of Digital Sporting Legacy: a Knowledge Management Perspective’. European Conference on Knowledge Management. Held 1-2 September 2016 in Ulster, UK. 
  • New Business Models for Intelligent Transport Systems, a Horizon2020 project led by Ortelio Ltd
  • Knowledge Retention and Business Processes Improvements in the Telecommunication industry
  • A KnowledgE Elicitation aPproach to understanding railway SAFEty (KEEP SAFE)
  • Towards a global knowledge management professional:  An Online International Learning
  • Data recovery from mobile devices
  • Knowledge management in Offshore Service management
  • Information and Knowledge Management for remote service of gas turbines