Ms Fiona Chai

Job: Lecturer in Business and Management

Faculty: Business and Law

School/department: Leicester Castle Business School

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH

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Personal profile

Fiona is a Lecturer in Business and Management. Previously, she had teaching experience in the International Business related areas in the Essex Business School, the University of Essex.

Fiona's doctorate research explores the recruitment practice in the Hong Kong Colonial Government before the WW2, and currently is under the examination stage. She further have developed her research interest that lies in the business or managerial activities in the turbulent environment, and the disadvantaged groups in the Business world. Fiona is particularly passionate about looking into the research through social and historical context perspectives.

Research interests/expertise

Chinese studies;
Business management and human resource management in conflict zones (e.g. Hong Kong Colony);
Disadvantaged groups in the business world (e.g. refugee, ethnical minority);
Workplace inequity.


BA, China, 2014
MSc in Organisation Studies and International Human Resource Management, the University of Essex, 2015
PhD in Management Studies, the University of Essex, 2020

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