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Dr Eustathios Sainidis

Senior Lecturer

Department: Newcastle Business School

Eustathios joined Newcastle Business School in 2002 and is currently a Senior Lecturer in Strategic Management. Eustathios is currently Faculty Coordinator of the Northumbria London Campus. In the past he has held academic management positions as Program Leader of the MSc Business with Management and earlier in his career of the Corporate MBA (Severstal) and MA Leading Business Excellence. He acted as Project Manager of the Accreditation Agreement of the Severstal Corporate University by Northumbria University. Has held a number of External Examiner positions for UK universities.

His teaching mainly covers Strategic Management and International Business. He has been invited as guest speaker at the MBA program of the Stockholm School of Economics.

His research interest is in UK Manufacturing in the SMEs sector, and has published his work in a number of SMEs and operations management related international conferences. He has contributed to a number of published research reports and academic textbooks. He is a member of the British Academy of Management (BAM) and a regular reviewer of the Academy’s annual conference. 

Campus Address

Newcastle Business School
City Campus East
Newcastle upon Tyne


  • Management PhD April 01 2013
  • Education PCAP June 30 2005
  • Manufacturing Engineering MSc June 30 1998
  • Politics BA (Hons) February 07 1997
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2005
  • Corporate Member Chartered Management Institute (CMI) 2002

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Career Management and Employee Productivity in Service SMEs: North East England, Sainidis, E., Kolawole, B. 15 Nov 2019
  • Environmental turbulence and the role of business functions in the manufacturing strategy debate, Sainidis, E., Robson, A., Heron, G. 1 Jul 2019, In: Journal of General Management
  • A longitudinal study on competitive priorities within manufacturing SMEs: 2000-2017, Sainidis, E., Robson, A. 7 Nov 2018
  • Severstal: growth and consolidation strategies in a turbulent global steel industry, Sainidis, E. Jan 2017, Exploring Strategy: Text & Cases [11th Edition], Harlow, Pearson
  • SMEs and environmental practices: a study of the UK-based manufacturing SMEs sector, Sainidis, E., Robson, A. 8 Nov 2017
  • Widening Participation Through Engaging Generation Y Students in Direct Entry Final Year Degree Programmes: A New Kind of Delivery Model, Brown, G., O'Brien, J., Sainidis, E., Harris, T. Jun 2017
  • Environmental turbulence: impact on UK SMEs’ manufacturing priorities, Sainidis, E., Robson, A. 17 Oct 2016, In: Management Research Review
  • Dealing with environmental turbulence – manufacturing strategy review and the changing roles of the business functions post 2008-recession, Sainidis, E., Heron, G. 11 Sep 2014
  • Manufacturing SMEs in the Post-recession Business Environment – Key Messages for a Sustainable Business, Sainidis, E., Robson, A., Heron, G. 2013
  • Realigning the manufacturing priorities of SMEs as a result of the 2008 UK economic downturn, Sainidis, E., Robson, A., Heron, G. Sep 2013

PGR Supervision

  • Boluwarin Kolawole Start: 01/03/2018
  • Julius Eziashi Manufacturing Strategy of Firms in Emerging Economy: The Study of Nigerian Manufacturing SMEs Start: 01/10/2014


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