Dr Elias Kyriazis
BCom, MCom (Hons), PhD (Wollongong)
His teaching and research areas focus on new product development. In particular, cross-functional relationships between marketing personnel and R&D personnel during new product development projects.
He is also a foundation member and currently Co-Director of the Centre for Social Marketing and non-profit Research where he has worked on joint projects with non-profit organisations such as The Royal Blind Society (NSW) and The Disability Trust.
Elias has also published in the European Journal of Marketing, Journal of Marketing Management, International Journal of Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Marketing, International Journal of Nonprofit and Public Sector Marketing.
Elias' teaching skills have been recognised by being awarded a Faculty Teaching Award 2001.
He is also the co-academic Liaison Officer for the student Marketing and Management Society who have helped raise over $13,000 for children with disabilities in the Illawarra.
Elias began his career as a graduate trainee with the National Australia Bank Returning to academia he completed his MCom(Hons) while working as a Teaching Fellow. Returning to industry he was the Marketing Director for a legal firm, and then a Sales and Marketing Executive in the Building industry. After this stint in industry Elias returned to academia to begin his PhD and embark on his academic career.
Elias is currently on the Board of Directors of The Disability Trust which is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the needs of people with disabilities and offers such services as permanent care, training and employment opportunities. He has also acted as a “pro bono” consultant with Epilepsy Action and The Disability Trust.