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Our staff

Management is about organisations and the people within them

Take a look at how we have ‘organised’ ourselves! Management at Otago employs a number of staff in teaching roles. Our research covers all aspects of Management. To help us excel in our work, we have hardworking support staff – filling front-line reception and administrative roles.

Find out about our background, research and teaching, or look up our contact details, below:

Head of Department

Associate Professor Fiona Edgar PhD

Course advisers and approvers

Undergraduate - by appointment only

  • Associate Professor Diane Ruwhiu
  • Dr Lynnaire Sheridan
  • Dr Paula O'Kane
  • Nathalie Wierdak

Email to make an appointment. Provide your full name, Student ID and a brief outline of the purpose for your visit. Please indicate clearly if you are a Finalist. You will be allocated a time slot by return email.

International Business Course Advice and Approval

PGDipCom Adviser / Hons Adviser

Ethical Approval Adviser

International Student Exchanges

Postgraduate Coordinator - Continuation (PhD, MCom)

Programme Directors

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Academic / teaching staff

Our academic and teaching staff are highly regarded internationally for their world-class research.


Associate Professors

Senior Lecturers


Research Fellow

Teaching Fellow

Professional Practice Fellow

Support staff

Our support staff provide reception, administrative and secretarial support to the Department.

Administrators Client Services

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