I am a Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Strategy, Enterprise and Innovation Subject Group, Faculty of Business and Law. I am also the Departmental Research Degree Coordinator. My current research examines entrepreneurship, innovation, and sustainability with a focus on small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). I am interested in applying fuzzy set qualitative comparative analysis (fsQCA) to examine the potential causal complexity with respect to innovation and entrepreneurship-related phenomenon.


I hold a PhD in Management from Lancaster University and an MSc in International Marketing Management from the Robert Gordon University. Prior to my academic career, I have ten years’ industry experience in Shenzhen, China.

Research Interests

My current research interests include entrepreneurship, innovation, and sustainability within the context of SMEs. I am also interested in the factors, such as the individual, team, firm, or policy factors, that contribute to the innovation and growth of SMEs.

Teaching Responsibilities

I teach undergraduate and postgraduate modules in the area of Entrepreneurial Development, New Product Development, and Business Venturing.

  • M30946 Entrepreneurial Development (Level 6)
  • M26850 Contemporary Issues in Product and Service Development (Level 6)
  • M24636 Entrepreneurship & Business Venturing (Level 7)

Media Availability

I am happy to take calls and emails from the media on my research and am aware of the needs to respond to journalists in a timely manner. Please contact me directly at

This site uses cookies. Click here to view our cookie policy message.

Accept and close