Charalampos Giousmpasoglou

Dr Charalampos Giousmpasoglou

  • Principal Academic
  • Dorset House D120, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, BH12 5BB
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Babis has a dual background, as practitioner and academic; he has worked for 20 years as senior manager and GM in the Greek luxury hospitality industry. As an academic, he worked in Greece, Bahrain and the UK in undergraduate and postgraduate hospitality and business administration related programmes. His research interests focus on Managerial work, Hospitality Management, Culture, Human Resources Management/OB and Brain Drain. On these research themes he has published a book, book chapters, journal articles and presented papers to national and international congresses. Babis is a Senior Fellow member of the Higher Education Academy (UK), Academic fellow in CIPD and Institute of Hospitality Member (MIH). He is also a reviewer in reputable academic journals such as the 'International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management' (IJCHM).

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person's work contributes towards the following SDGs:

No poverty

"End poverty in all its forms everywhere"

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Quality education

"Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all"

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Decent work and economic growth

"Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all"

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Reduced inequalities

"Reduce inequality within and among countries"

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Journal Articles




Internet Publications

Profile of Teaching PG

  • Issues in International Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Issues in Hotel and Food Services Management
  • Hospitality Operations Management
  • Tourism and Hospitality Principles and Practice
  • Innovations in Hospitality and Tourism

Profile of Teaching UG

  • Understanding Organisations and Human Resources Management
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Consultancy Project (Level 6)
  • International Human Resources Management (Level 6)
  • Managing People in Tourism and Hospitality (Level 5)
  • Hospitality Resources & Revenue Management (HRRM) Level 5

Invited Lectures

  • Luxury hotels GMs' resilience during COVID19, Hellenic Mediterranean University (Online, Google), 17 Jan 2024 more
  • Luxury hotels GMs' resilience during COVID19, Hellenic Mediterranean University (Online - Zoom), 23 Jan 2023 more
  • The rise of dark kitchens inthe restaurant industy, BU Talbot Campus - Fusion Building (F109), 09 Nov 2022 more
  • Hotel GMs, Crisis Management & Resilience, Online (Zoom), 23 Mar 2021 more
  • Career Development & Talent Management, Edge Hotel School - University of Essex, 11 Jun 2018 more
  • HRM, Bournemouth International Centre, 14 Mar 2017 more
  • UK Chefs' future competencies, University College Birmingham, 11 May 2016 more


  • Redefining the Fair Work Agenda in Hospitality (BU - QR Funding, 16 May 2023). Awarded
  • Redefining the Fair Work Agenda in Hospitality Industry (BUBS, 15 May 2023). Awarded
  • Training prisoners as hospitality workers: the case of Clink Charity (BU Acorn Funds, 01 May 2018). Awarded
  • UK Chefs’ Future Competencies Survey (MCR QR Funding, 23 Feb 2018). Awarded

External Responsibilities

Internal Responsibilities

Journal Reviewing/Refereeing

  • International Journal of Emerging Markets, Anonymous peer review, 01 Mar 2023
  • International Journal of Human Resource Management, Anonymous peer review, 28 Aug 2019
  • Tourism Management Perspectives, Anonymous peer review, 28 Mar 2019
  • Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology, Anonymous peer review, 15 Jan 2019
  • Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Research, Anonymous peer review, 01 Jun 2018
  • International Journal of Hospitality Management, Anonymous peer review, 07 Jan 2018
  • Asia Pacific Tourism Association (APTA) Conference, Anonymous peer review, 18 Jun 2017
  • Tourism Review, Anonymous peer review, 01 Feb 2017
  • European Journal of Cross-Cultural Competence and Management, Anonymous peer review, 02 Apr 2014
  • International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, Anonymous peer review, 10 Sep 2013

Public Engagement & Outreach Activities

  • Round Table Panel Member (31 Oct 2023-02 Nov 2023)
  • Research Symposium (15 May 2023-19 May 2023)
  • Book presentation (04 Mar 2022)
  • Book Presentation: Managing People in Commercial Kitchens (03 Mar 2022)
  • Early Careers Research Network (ECRN) Launch (12 Sep 2018)
  • BAHA Meetings (07 Feb 2018)
  • Conference Session Co-Chair: Technology & Digital Futures (02 Feb 2018)
  • The UK tourism industry post-Brexit - skills, investment and the Industrial Strategy (30 Jan 2018)
  • BU Open Day - Dept. of Tourism and Hospitality (28 Oct 2017)
  • BU Open Day Dept. of Tourism and Hospitality (21 Oct 2017)
  • Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) Meeting (16 Oct 2017)
  • Conference Session Chair: Hospitality Management Reviews (04 Sep 2017-06 Sep 2017)
  • British Hospitality Association Summit 2017 (06 Jun 2017)
  • HRM Trends & Challenges in the UK hospitality industry (14 Mar 2017-15 Sep 2017)
  • Conference session co-chair: Talent Management and HR Disruptions (10 Feb 2017)
  • Session Chair: Profitability and Growth in Hospitality (03 Feb 2017)
  • Young Hoteliers Summit (YHS) 2016 (13 Mar 2016-16 Mar 2016)
  • CEDEFOP Study Visit (17 Feb 2007-20 Sep 2007)

Consultancy Activities

  • External Consultant, Consultancy (unpaid). Ministry of Tourism - Greece
  • Profit & Loss Reporting, External Consultant. Moda Bagno SA - Interni Restaurants

Attended Training

  • Data Protection, 10 Jan 2018, Certificate
  • Inclusive, Cohesive and Safe campus, 10 Jan 2018, Certificate
  • PhD supervision training: new supervisors, 21 Feb 2017, Certificate
  • Bribery Act (online), 24 Oct 2015, Certificate
  • Data Protection (online), 24 Oct 2015, Certificate
  • Diversity in the workplace (online), 24 Oct 2015, Certificate
  • ECDL, 23 Oct 2008, Certificated
  • Train the Trainer Seminar, 17 Dec 2003, Certificate
  • Certificate in Desk Top Publishing (Quarkexpress), 01 Oct 1999, Certificate
  • Certificate in Wines, Spirits and Alcoholic Beverages, 01 Oct 1999, Certificate
  • Certificate in Food Hygiene and Safety, 01 Oct 1999, Certificate (with credit)


  • BA (Hons) in Tourism Management (TEI Piraeus (Greece), 2012)
  • PhD in HRM in Hospitality Industry (University of Strathclyde, 2012)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Business Research Methods (Strathclyde Business School, 2006)
  • MA in Personnel Management (CIPD accredited) (Leeds Metropolitan University, 2001)
  • MSc in Hospitality Management (Birmingham University (BCFTCS), 2000)
  • BSc in Hotel Management (School of Tourism Education (ASTER) Greece, 1994)


  • Best conference paper in Hospitality Award: Bakalis, M., Giousmpasoglou, C. and Marinakou, E. (2018). An investigation of the customers' choice of AirBnB over hotels: the case of Bournemouth. (THE INC 2018 Conference, 2018)
  • Certificate of Appreciation (Performance related bonus aprox. £1,100.00) (Bahrain Polytechnic, 2014)
  • Outstanding Performance Reward (Bahrain Polytechnic, 2014)


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