Demetris Vrontis

Vice Rector for Faculty and Research, Professor of Strategic Management, PhD, MBA (with Distinction), PGCE (HE), BSc (Hons), Chartered Marketeer, Chartered Business Consultant


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Professor Demetris Vrontis has widely published over 200 refereed journal articles, 60 chapters and cases in books/edited books and has presented papers to over 80 conferences around the globe. Professor Vrontis is also the author of 40 books in the areas of business management, marketing, human resource management, innovation and entrepreneurship, including 12 electronic books approved by and included in ISI Citation Index of Clarivate Analytics.

Academic journal publications, include among other, publications in the following prestigious and highly ranked journals: British Journal of Management; Human Resource Management (USA); The International Journal of Human Resource Management; Journal of Business Research; Journal of International Management; International Marketing Review; Technological Forecasting and Social Change; International Business Review; IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management; Human Resource Management Review, European Business Review; Journal of Marketing Management; Journal of Services Marketing; Journal of General Management; International Studies of Management and Organization; Management Decision; Employee Relations; Journal of Knowledge Management, Journal of Intellectual Capital, Thunderbird International Business Review; Journal of Place Management and Development, Journal of Social Entrepreneurship; International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Process Management Journal; Journal of Marketing Communications; Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Research; Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing; Journal of Technology Transfer; The Cross Cultural Management: An International Journal; Tourism Management Perspectives; Marketing Intelligence and Planning; Journal of Customer Behaviour; Journal of Product and Brand Management; Journal of Brand Management; Marketing Review; International Journal of Business Studies; the Global Business and Economics Review; Journal of Textile Institute; British Food Journal; World Review of Entrepreneurship; Management and Sustainable Development; Journal of Research in Marketing and Entrepreneurship and many more.

Professor Vrontis is the Founding Editor and Editor in Chief of the EuroMed Journal of Business, the Associate Editor of the International Marketing Review, the Associate Editor of the Journal of Business Research and an editorial advisory board member in numerous academic and scientific marketing, management and business-related journals. He is furthermore the founder and President of the EuroMed Research Business Institute (EMRBI – and the Chairman of the EuroMed Academy of Business (EMAB), which aim to contribute to and share the understanding of different business environments and trends in the region through research, teaching and consulting. The two Research Networks have successfully organized international conferences since 2008 and the network includes hundreds of members (individuals, universities and organizations) from all over the world.

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Education/Academic qualification

University of Reading

Jan 2004Oct 2004

Manchester Metropolitan University

Sep 2000Jun 2002

Master, University of Hull

Sep 1999Sep 2000

PhD, Manchester Metropolitan University

Jul 1997Jul 2000

Bachelor, Manchester Metropolitan University

Sep 1994Jul 1997

The Chartered Institute of Marketing

Jul 2006 → …

The Chartered Association of Business Administrators

Feb 2006 → …

The Chartered Association of Business Administrators

Apr 2005 → …

External positions

External Examiner, University of Wollongong Australia, Dubai Campus

May 2019Jul 2019

Visiting Professor, Hellenic Open University

Oct 2015 → …

Evaluating/Examining the quality of the research outputs and standing of Faculty in South African Higher Education Institutions, South Africa's National Research Foundation

Jun 20152018

Visiting Professor and Chair of the PhD External Examiner Committee, University of Torino

Jan 2015 → …

Visiting Professor, University of Foggia

Nov 20142019

MMU International Alumni Ambassador, The Manchester Metropolitan University

Aug 20142018

Visiting Professor and Member of the Research Grants Committee, External Examiner, University of Rome La Sapienza

Jun 20142017

Visiting Professor, “Best Wine” Research project, University of Salento

Jun 20142017

Member of the International Scientific Committee of the Research Center (Observatory and Research Center in Entrepreneurship), EDC Paris Business School

Feb 20142017

Specialist, Office: Academia Link with the Industry, Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism

Dec 20122017

Member of the Advisory Council and Member of the Sub-Committee for Promotion, Marketing and Commerce of Wine, Advisory Council for the Cyprus Wine Industry, Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment Cyprus

Nov 20122017

Member of the Secondary (Appeals) Council, Cyprus Advertising Regulation Organization, Cyprus code of Ethics Contact

Feb 2012 → …

Member of the Academic Affairs Committee, UNESCO Chair

Feb 20122016

PhD External Examiner, Second University of Naples

Sep 20112012

External Evaluator and Committee Member for Faculty Promotion / Academic Ranking , The Hellenic Quality Assurance and Accreditation Agency (HQA)

Sep 2011 → …

Member of the Primary Council, Cyprus Advertising Regulation Organization, Cyprus code of Ethics Contact

Mar 2011Jan 2012

External Member of the Ranking and Promotion Committee, European University

Jun 20102012

External Member of the Ranking and Promotion Committee, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals

Jun 2010May 2011

External Evaluator Expert of Higher Education Academic Institutions in Greece, The Hellenic Quality Assurance and Accreditation Agency (HQA)

Apr 2010 → …

Visiting Faculty, Director (for Cyprus) for their PhD and DBA Programmes (till 2012), teaching on their Doctorate programmes and Supervisor of Doctorate (DBA and PhD) candidates, University of Gloucestershire

Sep 2009 → …

Member of the Award Committee, IN BUSINESS AWARDS

May 20082016

Medal Award Committee Member, Medals for Innovation (CIMI), COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT)

Sep 2007Aug 2012

External Examiner for PhD Theses., Cape Peninsula University of Technology

Sep 2007Sep 2010

Visiting Research Fellow, The Manchester Metropolitan University

Jan 20072012

Visiting Faculty, Teaching on the MBA programme and supervising student Theses, HENLEY Business School, University of Reading, Henley-on-Thames

Sep 2004Sep 2011

Visiting Fellow, Leeds Metropolitan University

Sep 2004Sep 2013

Visiting Professor, Vorarlberg University of Applied Science

Sep 2002Jul 2010

External Examiner and Moderator for their full time and part time Bachelor and Master programmes, The Nottingham Trent University

Sep 2000Jan 2014

President and Chairman of the Executive Board, Founding Member, Hellenic Association of Scientists and Professionals in Greater Manchester

Jan 2000Dec 2003


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