Naveena is a lecturer in HRM/Leadership in the School of Management, Swansea University. She obtained her PhD from Durham University where her thesis looked into the idea of authentic performances within authentic leadership. Her broad areas of research interest include leadership, ethics and gender. She is currently working on projects related to authentic leadership, intersections of foreignness and gender, and social media and populist responses. She teaches modules such as Leadership and Human Resources Management. She is an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Her research interests for PhD supervision include leadership, ethics and gender.