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Teslim is an Associate Professor, Fellow Higher Education Academy (FHEA), Fellow of Association of Project Management (FAPM) and member of Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) in the UK. He is a member of Senate, Council and Court. His expertise is centred around project management, operations and supply chain management, public sector management and pedagogical research in higher education. He demonstrates a combination of quality teaching informed by strong links to practice (i.e. industry, professional bodies and public/private sector organisations) and internationalisation (via exchanges etc), which greatly enhance students' experience, employability and entrepreneurship skills.

Teslim is currently the Director of Studies for International Exchanges working with a committed team to deliver quality exchange experiences for several incoming and outgoing students across numerous universities in Australia, Asia, Europe and North America.

Specifically, he specialises in coordinating and supporting students on consulting projects across MNCs versus SMEs, and public vs private sector organisations. Prior to joining Bath, he has managed programmes, pioneered UK HEI innovations like apprenticeships and capstones. He’s held various management and teaching roles in colleges and universities across the UK, managed academic standards, quality and improved pedagogy in these institutions. Teslim has been a corporate trainer for senior government officers from Commonwealth countries such as the World Bank, Nigeria Petroleum Development Company (NPDC), Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC), Petroleum Commission Ghana, Kenyan NGOs, Procurement, and Inland Revenue corporations) on Procurement, Strategic ICT in curbing public corruption, Fraud detection and other courses that would improve their public service delivery.

His research and consultancy interests are versatile but interrelated [as shown below]. He is a contributor to his field and judge at the Association of Project Management Festival of Education and Research Awards 2020. Teslim mentors, supervises, chairs and examines doctoral research works; currently has several PhD/DBA completions, and numerous MBA/MSc/MA, UG and apprenticeship supervisions. He enjoys taking students on this interesting research journey! He is external examiner to different universities including University of Manchester - Leading complex projects, programmes and portfolios etc, external panel member Coventry University - MBA franchise programme at Oman, and assessor for DBA programme at University West of Scotland. He has reviewed/reviewing for several journals such as: International Journal of Project Management (IJPM), Public Management Review (PMR), Administration & Society etc, Academy of Management (AoM), EurOMA, POMS, BAM, Advance-HE conferences, and as ESRC research grant reviewer.


Research interests

  • Behavioural aspect of project management (Project nudges, Stakeholder management etc)
  • Other aspects of Project management (Agile, Project lifecycle, Project performance)
  • Supply chain management (and Operations) 
  • Environment and sustainability [in projects]
  • Higher Education (Critical thinking skills, Generative AI, Teaching innovation etc)

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

External positions

Associate Editor, Journal of African Business (Q1)

Jan 2024 → …

External Examiner, University of Manchester - BAE systems - Leading Complex Projects Programmes and Portfolios

2022 → …

MBA External Examiner, Hult International Business School

2021 → …

Member, The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT)

2021 → …

Fellow (FAPM), Association of Project Management (APM)

2020 → …

Member, British Association of Management (BAM)

2017 → …


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