Stelios Kehaghias currently holds a full time position as Senior Lecturer of Strategic Management and Strategic Marketing at CITY College, an international faculty of the University of Sheffield. He has been teaching at a University level for the past 25 years
After his academic training he has worked for 14 years in the industry. He started his career as the marketing manager of Michanologistiki (the exclusive distributor of Hewlett Packard in Northern Greece), to continue in Chemical Industries of Northern Greece SA (a leading international company with strong presence in North West European countries and Asia), where he held the positions of New Product Development Manager, Product Manager, Group Product Manager, Sales Manager and Marketing Manager.
Before joining the University of Sheffield as a full member of staff, he has created two private ventures, Vision consulting ltd (a provider of strategic management consulting) and Ferticrop ltd (a wholesale trading company in the chemicals and fertilizers industry).
He has extensive experience in vocational training with more than 2,000 teaching hours at programs of the Hellenic Management Association as well as company training programs.
As of 2010 he teaches strategic management as a visiting lecturer at the University of Tillburg in the Netherlands and is the academic coordinator of the Managers Academy in Skopje.