Kai Zhao

Kai Zhao


Kai is a PhD Candidate in the Work Employment Relations Department of Leeds University Business School. His PhD project focuses on volunteer management and the effectiveness of volunteer resource management practices.


Teaching Experience

2022 – 2024: LUBS1850

2022 – 2024: LUBS1585

2022 – 2024: LUBS2000

2022 – 2023: LUBS2895

2022 – 2023: LUBS3311

2023: LUBS1125


Working Experience

2022 – Present, Teaching Assistant, Leeds University Business School, UK

2018 – 2019, Events Assistant (one-year placement), Sheffield, UK

2014 – 2015, External Auditor, Ruihua Accounting Firm, China


Research interests

Volunteer managment, Non-standard and unpaid labour, HRM and Stragetic HRM


  • Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA)
  • MSc in International Events and Conference Management, UK
  • BA in Accounting and Finance, China

Research groups and institutes

  • Centre for Employment Relations, Innovation and Change