Sharmishta Chatterjee-Banerjee
Head of International Relations


Responsible for the School's strategic partnerships with academia, government and industry, Sharmishta works with the Director and Deputy Director in developing the School's internationalization strategy and agenda across the School's three key areas of operation - research, engagement  and learning, teaching & student experience. Sharmishta is a member of the Business School's Executive Board and also works closely with the Dean of International Business Development at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Deputy Vice Chancellor on a number of University internationalization initiatives.

Sharmishta holds a BA (Hons) in Political Science and International Relations from Jadavpur University, India and a MA in Marketing Management from Nottingham Business School. She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and an alumna of the Association of Business School’s Development Programme for Senior Marketers.

Sharmishta is also a governor at Newcastle Preparatory School and Director of the Genesys Dance Circle.

Please contact Sharmishta by telephone +44 (0) 191 2011638 or by email at to find out more about how you can engage with Newcastle University Business School.


BA ( Hons) MA ( Marketing Management)

Previous Positions

Sharmishta joined Newcastle University Business School in 2006 as Marketing and Alumni Manager, following on from which she became International Business Development Manager in 2008 and Head of International Relations in 2010. Prior to joining Newcastle University Business School, she has worked in senior positions in a number of brand development and marketing roles at Southampton Solent University, Cunard Line Limited, Global Email Company, Trikaya Grey and Jet Airways.


Hindi and bengali and conversational dutch.

Informal Interests

Sharmishta enjoys travelling,volunteering, socialising and entertaining. She is also a trained classical dancer in Odissi, one of the six forms of India clasical dance