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Biography Stelios is the programme leader for the MSc in Project Management for Salford Business School and responsible for a number of modules as the module leader, indicative: Project Management Leadership and Skills (PG), Advanced Project and Logistic Management (PG) and the Project Management (UG) module.

He has joined Salford Business School after an industrial career in manufacturing management that was followed by a research fellowship at the University of Salford.
He has years of experience as a production manager for a world-class manufacturer, in the electronics manufacturing services (EMS) sector. His role involved managing turnkey projects being in direct involvement with clients, as well as ensuring production line orientation, design and assembly sequencing of operations. In his early industrial career, he was a process engineer, focusing on production / process optimisation and new product introduction.

Stelios joined the University in 2006 as research fellow in the School of the Built Environment. Bringing in his expertise in lean manufacturing and project/production management, he undertook the fundamental research around the development of the BeReal process (Benefits Realisation for Healthcare Infrastructure Projects).

He was a key member of the Health and Care Infrastructure Research and Innovation Centre (HaCIRIC) for the University of Salford, managing the research portfolio, initiating consultancy activity and presenting the research work to international audiences and national bodies, such as the Community Health Partnerships, the Department of Health, NHS Trusts, National Audit Office, Office of Government in Commerce, Manchester City Council.
He has developed and delivered research-led teaching material at all levels, in the area of benefits realisation in the management of projects and lean thinking.
Research Interests Value generation in Projects and Processes
Benefits realisation in the management of projects;
Process optimisation;
Applications of lean thinking.
Digital Project Management
Teaching and Learning Project Management
Operations Management
Benefits Management and Benefits Realisation
Process Optimisation
Project Planning and Delivery : Tools and Techniques
Stakeholder Management
Value Generation in Projects
Lean Manufacturing
The Lean Toolbox