Richard Ahumibe

Lecturer In Business Managment

School of Justice, Security and Sustainability

Dr Richard Ahumibe has a PhD in Management Studies and an MSc in Operations and Supply Chain Management from the University of Liverpool. A passionate scholar and practitioner who strives to make valuable contributions to industry and academia through education, research, and consultancy, he extensively researched the impact of industry regulations on supply chain design and performance in his doctoral work. Richard began his teaching career during his PhD studies and has since taught at institutions such as the University of Liverpool and Edge Hill University. He is also a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Law and Arden University and a Consultant at Kaplan Open Learning. Before transitioning to academia, Richard gained over 12 years of valuable industry experience in Europe and Africa, working for notable companies, including British American Tobacco, Danone, AstraZeneca, and private consultancy. He managed operations and led projects in procurement, logistics, materials and inventory management, and enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems implementation. Richard is an enthusiast of humanist teaching philosophy and adaptive learning approaches. He teaches various courses in Business and Management at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, International Business, Business Strategy, Organizational Behaviour, Business Innovation, and Sustainability. Richard is an active member of the British Academy of Management (BAM), the Association of Supply Chain Management (ASCM), the International Network of Customs Universities (INCU), and an associate fellow of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA).

Professional memberships and activities

Member, British Academy of Management (BAM) Member

Association of Supply Chain Management (ASCM) Member

International Network of Customs Universities (INCU)

Academic qualifications

PhD in Management Studies University of Liverpool

MSc in Operations and Supply Chain Management, University of Liverpool


Supply Chain Management Operations Management

International Business Business Strategy

Organisational Behaviour

Business Sustainability and Innovation

Research interests

Business regulation

Business development strategy Process Design and Optimisation Organisational behaviour Cross-disciplinary adaptation


Deputy Course Leader

MBA Module Leader and Lecturer

Sustainable Global Supply Chain Management Module Leader and Lecturer

Business Creativity and Innovation Module Leader and Lecturer

Sustainable Business Development

in the UK for Quality Education

Sustainable Development Goal 4, Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2023

for Career Prospects

Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023

for Facilities

Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023

for Social Inclusion

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023

of Research Impact is ‘Outstanding’ or ‘Very Considerable’

Research Excellence Framework 2021

of Research is “Internationally Excellent” or “World Leading”

Research Excellence Framework 2021

Four Star Rating

QS Star Ratings 2021