Personal profile


Dr Milena Tekeste has taught at both undergraduate and postgraduate level at Royal Holloway, UCL and the LSE. Courses Dr Tekeste has taught over the past five years include:

Interpreting Management
Human Resource Management
Business Research Methods
Human Resource Management Skills
Management of Human Resources: Strategies and Policy
Communication and behaviour in Organisations
Leadership and Communication

Personal profile

Dr Milena Tekeste completed her MSc in Human Resource Management and Organisational Analysis at King’s College London and her PhD at Royal Holloway, University of London. After her PhD submission, Milena commenced a fellowship at the London School of Economics in Employment Relations and HR.

Dr Tekeste's research interest focuses in understanding the future of work. In particular, Milena seeks to understand the idiosyncracy of workplace flexibility within professional service firms. In addition, her work challenges current theoretical and methodological applications within management research.

Prior to pursuing her PhD, Dr Tekeste was a Learning & Development practitioner within banking, law and government.

Dr Tekeste is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. 

Research interests

Dr Milena Tekeste's research interest lies in understanding the changing nature of employment and careers. In particular, Dr Tekeste seeks to understand the individualisation of workplace flexibility.

Her research analyses the following areas:

  • Flexibility at work
  • Idiosyncratic deals
  • Workplace Dignity
  • Professional Service Firms

Educational background

PhD Management, Royal Holloway University of London

MSc Human Resource Management and Organisational Analysis, King's College University of London

BSc Management with Human Resources, Royal Holloway University of London

External positions

Fellow in Management, London School of Economics and Political Science