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Mohamed Elheddad has over ten years of national and international teaching and research experience in academic business and economics programs at higher/further education institutions in the UK and internationally. Mohamed joined Teesside University in March 2022 as senior Lecturer in Economics. 

Before that Dr. Elheddad was a lecturer of International Business at the University of Huddersfield. Mohamed has previously held lectureship posts in business economics at Misurata University/Libya (2006 – 2014), a Ph.D. researcher at the University of Hull/UK (November 2014 – June 2019) and worked as Lecturer and Programme Manager (Foundation level) in Business studies Scholars School System University College Centre- in partnership with Leeds Trinity University during (July 2019- February 2021). Also, he was a visiting lecturer in the Finance Department at the University of Buckingham (2018- 2021); and a Tutor at the University of Hull (2018-2019).  He has a Ph.D. in International Economics from the University of Hull (UK) and is greatly interested in the areas of International Economics and Business, and development economics. In particular, environmental economics, energy economics, international finance and FDI in natural resource-rich economies, and sustainability.

Besides, Mohamed was awarded his Fellowship in the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) in 2020.

Dr. Elheddad is an active researcher and has published in several reputable journals in the last few years. Dr Elhedadd is also involved in the research supervision of master and doctoral-level students. Dr. Elhedadd demonstrates a strong commitment to innovative pedagogy, enterprise, research-informed teaching, and productive collaborative research.

Professional Memberships

  • Passport to University Teaching.
  • Fellow Higher Education Academy (FHEA).
  • Certified Management and Business Educator (CMBE).
  • Charter Management Institute.
  • British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA).

Research Areas

International Economics and Business; and development economics. In particular, environmental economics, energy economics, international finance in natural resource-rich economies and sustainability. My expertise concentrated on quantitative methods.

 Research Students

  • Alhasan Osman “The impacts of natural resources on promoting renewable energy consumption: A comparison study between oil-rich and oil-poor economies”, 1st (2nd year)
  • Chin Teck Yeh “A Quantitative Study of The Antecedents of Entrepreneurial Intention of Young Adults in Singapore” (Teesside University: 1st Supervisor: (Ongoing - 2nd year).
  • Blaise Nyum Nyinggmeh “To understand the working capital management strategies and their impact on the performance of small and medium-sized enterprises in a developing country. A case study of the small and medium-sized construction sector in the littoral region of Cameroon” (Teesside University:1st Supervisor: (2nd year).
  • Olubukola Adekunle-Adewole “Tourism Marketing and Economic Development in Nigeria: A Review of The Critical Factors” (Teesside University: 1st Supervisor: (Awarded: 2023).
  • Kuan Jiou Lim “The Influences of Leadership Styles on Financially Performing Small and Medium Enterprises in the Building and Construction Industry in Singapore (Teesside University:1st Supervisor: (Awarded: 2023).
  • Sadiq Abdullahi “Assessing the Impact of Price Equalisation Regimes on Small & Medium Businesses in Nigeria: A Study of Nigerian Midstream & Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA)” (Teesside University:1st Supervisor: (Ongoing).
  • Abiodun Omojola Otedola “A critical exploration of travellers’ purchase behaviours during the peak period of the Covid-19 Pandemic: The case of airline customers in Victoria Island, Lagos State, Nigeria” (Teesside University:1st Supervisor: (Ongoing).


Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Foreign Direct Investment and natural resources: An empirical study on the Gulf Cooperation Council

29 Oct 201419 Jul 2019

Award Date: 19 Jul 2019

External positions

Lecturer in International Business, University of Huddersfield

22 Mar 20216 Mar 2022

programme Manager, Leeds Trinity University

2 Sept 202021 Mar 2021

Lecturer in Business Studies, Leeds Trinity University

1 Oct 20191 Sept 2020

Tutor in Economics , University of Hull

Jun 2018Sept 2018

Visiting Lecturer, The University of Buckingham

Jan 2018 → …


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