Institute for Sport Business

Our doctoral researchers

Bob Olukoya Esq

Bob is a doctoral researcher within the Institute of Sport Business. A legal practitioner of over 20 years, Bob is keen to use this research to contribute to the sporting rebirth in Nigeria particularly and the African continent in general.
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Federico Winer

Federico is a doctoral researcher within the Institute for Sport Business. As an entertainment industry leader and former broadcast journalist, he is exploring how different technologies can help the esports ecosystem to create more accurate data.
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Han Zheng, PhD student

Han Zheng

Han Zheng is currently studying his PhD within the Institute for Sport Business. His research is about exploring women’s leadership in China’s sport national governing bodies.
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Olga Correia

Olga Correia

Olga is a trained Sports Manager and a doctoral researcher studying under the Institute for Sports Business at Loughborough University London. Her research focus is on sport innovation ecosystems, its different models and catalysts.
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Peter Sear

Peter Sear

Peter has a background in psychology and is interested in emotional environments within organisations, and the influence of empathic leadership.
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Shuyang Liu

Shuyang Liu

Shuyang Liu is currently undertaking a PhD with the Institute for Sport Business. His research focuses on business model innovation in the Chinese football ecosystem.
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Daniel Read

Daniel Read

Daniel is a PhD student focusing on the challenges of implementing and regulating anti-doping policy in professional sport. He also has wider research interests in sport policy, integrity and commercialization.
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Jacky Mueller

Jacqueline Mueller

Jacky is a doctoral researcher affiliated with the Institute for Sport Business. She has been granted full funding for her PhD project, which focuses on implicit leadership theories within a sporting context. Jacky previously graduated from the MSc. Sport Business and Innovation Programme at Loughborough University with distinction in 2016.
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Laura Bradshaw

Laura Bradshaw

Laura, from the UK, is a PhD student at Loughborough University London studying under the Institute for Sport Business. Her research focuses on sports business innovation and she is passionate about enhancing performance through innovation.
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Qi Peng

Qi Peng

Qi Peng is passionate about sport and her research interests are sport policies and sport organisational change.
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Tian Lin

Tian Lin

Tian graduated from Loughborough University London with a degree in MSc Sport Business Innovation, and joined the Institute for Sport Business as a PhD candidate with a research interest in leadership in a Chinese sports context.
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Shaikha Hussa bint Khalid Al Khalifa

Hussa is well-known for her work in women football in her region and globally. Having worked closely with FIFA, the West Asian Football Federation and her native Bahrain association to shape and develop the landscape of women football, Hussa now focuses her efforts on the social aspect of sport. Hussa's PhD topic focuses on Sport for Development and Peace and how to effectively deliver programs focusing on women within the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region.
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Siena Morgan

Siena Morgan is doctoral researcher in the Institute for Sport Business and a sport administrator out of the United States with a passion for sport governance and policy.
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Stanley Windsor, PhD student

Stanley Windsor

Stan is a doctoral researcher affiliated with the Institute for Sport Business. His PhD project focuses on the effects that government policy and funding is having on primary school sport and more specifically the activity levels of pupils. Stan previously graduated from the MSc. Sport Business and Innovation Programme at Loughborough University with distinction in 2018.
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