Dean and Professor of Organisational Behaviour, Suleman Dawood School of Business, Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan
Dr. Syed obtained his PhD in Business from Macquarie University, Australia in 2008 and completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education at the University of Kent, UK. His PhD research inquired into the relational perspective of cultural diversity management in Australian organisations. Prior to that, he received a Masters of International Business degree from the Western Sydney University, Australia. Dr. Syed is an Academic Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), UK and Programme Chair of European Academy of Management’s (EURAM) Gender, Race and Diversity in Organisations (GRDO) Special Interest Group. He is a director of the Global Centre for Equality and Human Rights (GCEHR) and coordinator of the South Asian Academy of Management (SAAM). Dr. Syed was conferred the Sitara-e-Imtiaz on August 14, 2011 by the President of Pakistan for his contributions and public service in the field of equality and diversity management. He has been associated with University of Huddersfield as Professor of Organisational Behaviour and Diversity Management since 2014, and was with the Kent Business School at the University of Kent prior to that. Dr. Syed has an extensive publishing record, having published in scholarly journals including Human Resource Management Journal, British Journal of Management, Business Ethics Quarterly, International Journal of Human Resource Management, Management Learning, Journal of Business Ethics, Gender, Work and Organisation, and Journal of Knowledge Management.