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Dr Alex Hope

Head of Department

Department: Newcastle Business School

Dr Alex Hope is Head of Department: Leadership and HRM and Associate Professor of Business Ethics at Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University. He is responsible for the strategic leadership of the department accross all areas of activity. Prior to this, Dr Hope held the role of Faculty Associate Pro Vice-Chancellor Learning and Teaching within the Faculty of Business and Law. He undertakes teaching, research and consultancy across topics such as responsible business, sustainable development, corporate social responsibility, energy policy and business ethics.

Alongside his work at Newcastle Business School Dr Hope is Vice-Chair of the UK and Ireland Chapter of the United Nations Principles of Responsible Management Education (UN PRME) initiative and Co-Chair of the UN PRME Climate Change and Environment working group. He holds a PhD in Sustainable development, an MA in Academic Practice and BSc (Hons) in Environmental Management.

Prior to his academic career, Alex worked in retail management, local government and as a sustainability consultant.

Alex Hope

Campus Address

City Campus East 1
Room 428
Newcastle upon Tyne

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Reducing carbon emissions in business through Responsible Management Education: Influence at the micro-, meso- and macro-levels, Molthan-Hill, P., Robinson, Z., Hope, A., Dharmasasmita, A., McManus, E. 1 Mar 2020, In: The International Journal of Management Education
  • Review of Studies on the Public–Private Partnerships (PPP) for Infrastructure Projects, Cai, C., Liu, Y., Hope, A., Wang, J. 1 Jul 2018, In: International Journal of Project Management
  • Experiential Learning for Responsible Management Education, Hope, A., Croney, P., Myers, J. Aug 2020, The SAGE Handbook of Responsible Management Learning and Education, London, SAGE
  • Tackling Climate Change through Management Education, Molthan-Hill, P., Hope, A., Welton, R. Aug 2020, The SAGE Handbook of Responsible Management Learning and Education, London, SAGE

PGR Supervision

  • Hongyi Zhang Exploring Institutional and Organizational Complexity: A Study of Sustainability in English Public Universities’ Campus Operations Start Date: 01/10/2018 End Date: 29/04/2022
  • Fiona Warigon Start Date: 01/03/2022
  • Anna Maria Tauscher The PSR journey - A strategic framework for Purchasing Social Responsibility implementation based on German multinational corporations within the consumer goods industry Start Date: 01/10/2015 End Date: 07/02/2019
  • Rajeev Vazhappully The Confluence of Visual Communication and CSR: Decoding the Representation of the Image in the CSR Reports of Oil and Gas Companies Start Date: 01/10/2016 End Date: 29/06/2021
  • Richard Lee The Impact of Emerging Corporate Sustainability Law on Business in the European Union Start Date: 29/03/2021
  • Hongyi Zhang Start Date: 01/10/2018


  • Other Courses PCAP August 11 2008
  • Other Courses BTEC NVQ Level 5 August 11 2008
  • Environmental Technologies PhD August 11 2008
  • Environmental Technologies BSc (Hons) July 01 2008
  • Education MA (Hons)
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2014
  • Associate Member Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) 2008
  • Information not provided Chartered Management Institute (CMI) 2008

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