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Dr Sandra Romenska

Lecturer in Leadership and Management

Worcester Business School

Contact Details


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Dr Sandra Romenska teaches leadership, organisational change and human resource management. She joined the Worcester Business School in 2012 with experience in research on strategic foresight and decision-making, institutional innovation, entrepreneurship. She has delivered trainings and has been an invited speaker at the Project Management Institute Global Congress GAC Forum, the World Universities Forum at Davos, UNESCO and Fulbright events . She has managerial experience in the non-government and charity sector after working with Save the Children-UK. She has an MA from the University of Warwick and a DPhil from the University of Oxford.


University of Oxford - DPhil Institutional Innovation

University of Warwick - MA Educational Research Methods

St. Kliment Ohridski University - BA Social Pedagogy

Teaching & Research

Teaching & Research

Teaching areas:

Leadership, Management, Employability, Innovation, Organisational Change

Research areas:

Collaborative Leadership, Virtual Leadership, Learning Technologies, Strategic Foresight, Business Strategy, Complexity



Researcher on a project entitled “Creating Academic Learning Futures” investigating the future of learning and teaching, the role of technology and institutional strategies for improving learning and teaching in the future. University of Leicester, University college Falmouth - Funding from HEA

Consultant on the evaluation of 14-19 Development Pilots – Pathfinders for the National Diploma. - Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) - Funding from QCA




Romenska, S. (2011) Creative Strategic Foresight Workshop Playbook,

Romenska, S., Salmon, G. (2010) What’s In It For Me? Aligning Student Employability with Futures Research. HEA Conference

Romenska, S. (2009) The learning technologies of the future: technologies that learn? In: ALT-C 2009 In dreams begins responsibility - choice, evidence and change, 8 - 10 September 2009, Manchester.

Salmon, G., Romenska, S., (2009), Creating Academic Learning Futures in the UK,

Romenska, S. (2009) Wiki Future Gazing, EDEN 2009 conference, Gdansk, Poland

Romenska, S. (2008) Institutional Innovating in Higher Education: Case Studies in University “Start-ups” in Central and Eastern Europe after 1989, in World Universities Forum Proceedings, Davos, Switzerland

Romenska, S. (2007) Surviving the Transition? Case Studies of Schools and Schooling in the Kyrgyz Republic Since Independence" (book review) in Anthropology and Education Quarterly, Volume 38, Issue 4.

Romenska, S. (2006) Innovation in Higher Education Systems in the Post-socialist Countries in Central and Eastern Europe: Possibilities for Exploration through a Complexity Theory Framework, in Research in Comparative and International Education, N2 Vol.1.

Romenska, S. (2006) Educational Reform in Post-Soviet Russia, Legacies and Prospects (book review). In International Journal of Educational Development, N26

External Responsibilities

External Responsibilities

2009 Referee for Online Educa Berlin international conference

Conferences attended

Conferences attended

May 2011 - Project Management Institute Global Congress GAC Forum, Dublin, Ireland Delivered half-day training workshop on collaborative strategic foresight.

Dec 2008, 2009, 2010 - Online Educa Berlin, Germany Trainings on collaborative strategic foresight, embedding employability in the curriculum.

July 2009 - World Future Conference, Chicago, USA Training on cognitive mapping methods for strategic research

Feb, 2008 - World Universities Forum, Davos, Switzerland Presenting a paper “Institutional Innovating in Higher Education: Case Studies in University “Start-ups” in Central and Eastern Europe after 1989”

June 2007 - European Science Foundation workshop for university leaders, Bucharest, Romania. Invited speaker on institutional innovation in higher education.

Feb 2007 - UNESCO/Fulbright New Century Scholars Symposium on Global Higher Education, Paris, France Invited participant

Dec, 2006 - 2nd International Consultation “The Financing of Universities” of UNESCO’s Global University Network on Innovation, Barcelona, Spain. Invited participant