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Dr Natalie Wilmot

Deputy Head of School (DHoS)

Faculty/Dept/School School of Management
(Faculty of Management, Law and Social Sciences)
Telephone +441274 232010


Natalie is the Deputy Dean of the School of Management at the University of Bradford, which she joined in September 2019 as MBA Director. This followed seven years at Sheffield Hallam University.  

Her research focuses on language diversity in international business, and she has published a number of works on this topic, with a research monograph on language management published by Multilingual Matters in August 2022. She plays an active role in the administration of Groupe d’Etudes Management et Langage, a scholarly body focused on management and language.   

Her teaching interests are in the areas of international strategy and cross-cultural management. Since 2017 she has been a visiting lecturer at the University of Bordeaux, where she teaches a postgraduate course on intercultural communication.    Prior to academia, Natalie held various positions in the private sector, specialising in export sales and has worked extensively with organisations in southern Europe and Latin America. 


Natalie's doctoral research examined foreign language diversity in the international supply chain relationships of British SMEs.  Since the award of her PhD, her research interests have developed order to incorporate perspectives from translation studies and sociolinguistics in her work on language in international business and management.


Teaching interests

Natalie has taught a broad range of modules within the discipline of international business, but her particular interests centre on international business strategy and cross-cultural management.