Monder Ram, Professor, University of Aston

Professor Monder Ram is the director of the Centre for Research in Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship (CREME) at the University of Aston. Professor Ram has extensive experience in research of and consulting for ethnic minority businesses in the UK and internationally. He has studied, among other things, the employment relationships of migrants and the role of … Continued

Matti Karinen, Doctoral Candidate, University of Turku

Matti Karinen is a doctoral candidate at the Entrepreneurship unit of the Turku School of Economics at the University of Turku. His doctoral project looks at pathways to legitimacy for primary sector multinational enterprises. In addition, Matti is part of the SWiPE project, and the connected Knowledge Governance as a research assistant. Matti specialises in … Continued

Kaisa Hytönen, Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Turku

Kaisa Hytönen is a researcher at the entrepreneurship unit of Turku School of Economics at the University of Turku. Her areas of expertise include post-tertiary education, networked expertise, social networks and vocational learning. Kaisa Hytönen defended her dissertation in education at the University of Turku in 2016. She joined the SWiPE project as a researcher … Continued

Robert Blackburn, Professor, University of Kingston

Professor Robert Blackburn is the Associate Dean for Research at Kingston Business School and director of the Small Business Research Centre. Blackburn has extensive experience in research work on SMEs in the UK and internationally. Robert Blackburn’s areas of particular expertise include SMEs, entrepreneurship, internationalization, business performance and innovation. He is a visiting professor at … Continued