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George Zifkos

George Zifkos is an economist, creative practitioner and researcher specialising in the area of cultural and creative economy.

His fascination with the creative arts, culture, entrepreneurship and ethics has always guided his life, and taken him in some interesting directions. George has developed bids for cultural and educational organisations and consulted on public policy projects focusing on the areas of Cultural Policy, Place Branding and Sustainable Development. He has been teaching in Higher Education since 2014 in the UK in a variety of settings – from foundation courses to postgraduate, and in subject areas including Decision Making, Diversity in the Workplace, Cross-Cultural Management and Research Methods.

His PhD, completed in 2017, explored discourses of ‘sustainability’ within the arts and culture sector.

George leads the following modules:

LLLC1363 ‘Introduction to Economics’ on our BSc Business Studies with Foundation Year  

LLLC2264 ‘Creativity, Work and Change’ and LLLC1396 ‘Employability in a changing world’ on our BA Professional Studies.

LLLC3972 ‘Management Consultancy’; LLLC3973 ‘Operations management’; and LLLC3971 ‘Strategic Management’ on our part-time BA in Business Management.

Title: Teaching Fellow (Business Management)
email: g.zifkos@leeds.ac.uk
phone: 0113 343 3212