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).

Journal Articles




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)

Invited Lectures

  • 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


  • Facilitating prisoner recidivism reduction through hospitality skills readiness (FR3E): A case study approach (Economic and Social Research Council, 01 Oct 2020). In Progress
  • 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

  • Year Tutor, Level 5 BAIHMS
  • Dissertation Supervisor, Undergraduate Hospitality Students (Level 6)
  • Dissertation Supervisor, Postgraduate Hospitality and Tourism Students (Level 7)
  • Programme Co-ordinator, MSc in International Hospitality Management

Public Engagement & Outreach Activities

  • Presentation of the CLINK project (ACORN funded)
  • BU Dept. of Tourism & Hospitality representation at Bournemouth Accommodation and Hotel Association (BAHA) meetings
  • Fusion Student Conference - Session Co-Chair
  • Symposium: Hospitality and Tourism Industry in a post-Brexit era
  • New UG Programme Int. Tourism & Hospitality Management
  • Presentation: New UG Programme Int. Tourism & Hospitality Management
  • BU Conference: Visitor Economy: Strategies and Innovations
  • BU Delegation at the BHA Summit
  • Bournemouth Hotel Catering and Retail Show 2017
  • BU Tourism Summit: Tourism and Hospitality in the era of disruption
  • BU Student Conference: ‘Achieving commercial excellence: refining your growth strategy’
  • EHL - International Hospitality Student Competition
  • Structural cooperation between schools and companies, Gothenburg, Sweden

Consultancy Activities

  • 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)


  • PhD in HRM in Hospitality Industry (University of Strathclyde, 2012)
  • BA (Hons) in Tourism Management (TEI Piraeus (Greece), 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)
  • Outstanding Performance Reward (Bahrain Polytechnic, 2014)
  • Certificate of Appreciation (Performance related bonus aprox. £1,100.00) (Bahrain Polytechnic, 2014)


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