Students are at the centre of everything we do and the AIB academic team strives to develop and adopt academically rigorous, practice-centric curricula, innovative learning resources and realistic assessment techniques that cater for the diverse needs of our students.

– Academic Plan 2015-2018

Academic Management Team

Professor Ingrid Day
Academic Dean
Professor Ingrid Day

PhD (Communication Studies), Bachelor of Arts (Communication Studies). First Class Hons.

Research and teaching specialties:

Online Teaching and Learning, Globalisation, Technology and Higher Education, Communication and Cultural Studies, Women and Leadership

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Vicki joined AIB as Senior Academic Manager in 2015. She has more than 20 years industry experience in Supply Chain Management and Purchasing in manufacturing in South Australia. Vicki later joined the University sector where she worked initially as a Lecturer at Flinders University, and more recently as Academic Director for the Flinders International Study Centre. Vicki works with the academic team at AIB to ensure high quality support for students.
Head of Academic Operations
Vicki Golsby

MBA, GradCertEd(HighEd), GCertSupplyChainMgt

Research and teaching specialties:

Higher Education Management, Organisational Behaviour, Work Integrated Learning, Live Case Studies, Concept Mapping

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Associate Professor Ros Cameron
Head of Discipline – Human Resources Management, Director of Research and Research Higher Degrees
Professor Ros Cameron

FAHRI & FAITD BA, Grad.Cert. Inst.Design, Grad. Dip. Welfare Law, M. Prof. Edn & Trg and PhD

Research and teaching specialties:

Human Resources Management, Human Resources Development, Future of work, Skilled migration and mixed methods research

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Karen Miller
Head of Discipline – Marketing and Entrepreneurship
Associate Professor Karen Miller

PhD (Brand Management), Bachelor of Business (Hons) – Marketing

Research and teaching specialties:

Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Agribusiness, Design Thinking, Brand Management

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Academic Lecturers

Diane Kalendra
Senior Lecturer in Marketing and Entrepreneurship
PhD, BMS (Waikato) Diane Kalendra

PhD, BMS (Waikato)

Research and teaching specialties:

Marketing, Strategic Management, Organisational Change, Leadership Development, Action Research, Action Learning

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Kavita Goel
Senior Lecturer in Finance
Dr. Kavita Goel

BCom(H), MCom, MPhil, ACMA, PhD(Finance)

Research and teaching specialties:

Capital Structure, Corporate Governance, Emerging Economies, Capital Markets, Financial Management, Corporate Finance, Financial Markets and Institutions, Investment Management, Financial Accounting, Micro Economics

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Mohsen Varsei
Senior Lecturer in Supply Chain and Operations Management
Dr. Mohsen Varsei

PhD, MSc, BEng (double)

Research and teaching specialties:

Strategic Supply Chain Management, Global Operations, Sustainable Supply Chain Design, Practical Learning, Executive Education

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Svetlana De Vos
Senior Lecturer in Marketing
Dr. Svetlana De Vos

PhD, MBA, MPH, BSc

Research and teaching specialties:

Marketing and Consumer Behaviour focused on Marketing communications, Psychology and Marketing, Digital Marketing and Social Media, Advertising, Emotions in Advertising, Consumer Judgments of Advertising, Social Marketing, Marketing and Public Policy, Marketing Management, Integrated Marketing Communications, Consumer Behaviour, Brand Management, Research Project

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Danilo Wegner
Senior Lecturer in Finance
Dr. Danilo Wegner

Phd and MA in Economics, MSc and BSc in Business Administration

Research and teaching specialties:

Financial Crises, Financial Intermediation, Monetary Policy, Finance, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Quantitative Methods

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Aaron Wijeratne
Senior Lecturer in Leadership and HR Management
Dr. Aaron Wijeratne

PhD, Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Honours, Bachelor of Tourism)

Research and teaching specialties:

Human Resource Strategy and Employment Relations, Emotions and Emotional Labour, Management Education, Diversity and Racism, Human Resources, Leadership

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Bora Qesja
Lecturer in Marketing
Dr. Bora Qesja

Doctor of Philosophy (University of Adelaide), MSc in Luxury Goods and Services (International University of Monaco), BSc in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (Jacobs University)

Research and teaching specialties:

Consumer Behaviour, Authenticity, Product Innovation, Brand Management, Business Research Methods, International Business, Integrated Marketing, International Marketing, Research Project, Integrated Marketing Communications, Marketing Management

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Sumesh Nair
Senior Lecturer in Marketing
Dr. Sumesh Nair

BCom, MCom, PhD. (Kerala), GCHE (Monash)

Research and teaching specialties:

Environmental Marketing, Sustainability, Pro-environmental Behaviours, Ethical Marketing, Social Marketing and Social Entrepreneurship, Strategic Marketing, International Marketing, Business Marketing, Retail Marketing, Marketing Management

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Syed Mohyuddin
Lecturer in HR Management & Strategic Management
Dr. Syed Mohyuddin

PhD, MBA, BEng

Research and teaching specialties:

HR Management, Skilled Migration, Cross-cultural Management, Leadership, Organisational Behaviour, Strategic HR Management, Strategic Management

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Donald Winchester
Lecturer in Finance
Dr. Donald Winchester

PhD, BCM, MBA, MBS

Research and teaching specialties:

Asset Pricing, Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Information Systems

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Kasun Chandrasekara
Lecturer in Operations & Project Management
Dr. Kasun Chandrasekara

PhD, MBA, MSc, BSc, CEng, GradCertEd(HighEd)

Research and teaching specialties:

Operations Management, Project Management, Supply Chain Management, Entrepreneurship, Creativity & Innovation, E-Commerce, Research Methodology, Practice-Based Education

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Mamun Ala
Lecturer in International Business and Strategic Management
Dr. Mamun Ala

PhD (AppEco), MPhil (Mgmt), MEco, MBA, Med, BA (with Eco & English)

Research and teaching specialties:

International Business, Export Management, Leadership, Strategic management, Human resources, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Entrepreneurship, Quantitative Methods, Research methods, Public policy

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Maryam Masoumi
Lecturer in Supply Chain and Operations Management
Dr. Maryam Masoumi

BSc (IE), MSc (IE), PhD (SCM), GradCertEd (HighEd)

Research and teaching specialties:

Value and Supply Chain Management, Supply Chain Strategy, Sustainable Supply Chain Management, Business Analytics, Business Process Management, Performance Measurement Systems, Service Management, Project Management, Business Research Methods, Case Study Research

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Jacqueline Larkin
Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management
Dr. Jacqueline Larkin

BA, MAppPsych, PhD, CAHRI

Research and teaching specialties:

Human Resource Management, Human Resource Development, Leadership, Career Management and Development, Organisational Behaviour, Organisational Change, Ageing Workforce, Work and Retirement

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Vishal Rana
Lecturer in Human Resource Management and Leadership
Vishal Rana

PhD Candidate, MBus, BA, FAHRI, Grad Cert (Higher Education)

Research and teaching specialties:

Human Resource Management, Leadership, Work Design, Organisational Behaviour, Artificial Intelligence and Ethics, Exponential Organisations, Emotions at Work.

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Mahan  Poorhosseinzadeh
Lecturer
Dr Mahan Poorhosseinzadeh

PhD (Griffith Business School, Department of Employment Relations and Human Resources), MBA, BA.

Research and teaching specialties:

Women in Leadership, Gender Equity, Equal Opportunity at Work, Career and Organisation, Managing Diversity, Gender and Work, Strategic Human Resource Management, Employment Relations, Cross-cultural Management, Interpretive Research Methods, Talent Management.

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Michael Gray
Lecturer in Finance, Corporate Governance and Ethics; and Ethics Committee Coordinator
Michael Gray

JD, LLM, PGDipLaws, GDipLP, MAcc, CPA, CMA, BBus (LEcon), CPV, AAPI, GDipVET.

Research and teaching specialties:

Behavioural Finance, Psychology, Basel III, Finance, Corporate Governance, Ethics

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Tareq Rasul
Lecturer in Marketing
Dr. Tareq Rasul

DBA, MBA, BSc (Hons), AMAMI, CPM

Research and teaching specialties:

Relationship Marketing, Digital Marketing, Consumer Behaviour, Entrepreneurship, Halal Marketing, Halal Tourism.

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