Key Areas of Expertise and Related Publications
RESEARCH: ACADEMIC FOR POLICY
Key Areas: Role of Academe, Policy Research Definition, Policy Research and Methodology

Consultant to the Tempus Entrepreneurial Doctoral Programme of partner European universities

Director of first European Entrepreneurship Doctoral Programme of the European Council for Small Business at Durham University Business School and Barcelona School of Economics 1994-6

Teacher on the above European Doctoral Programme 1994 - 1998

Initiator and Director of the first UK Small Business Policy Research Conference at Durham 1978 now a regular national event

Joint initiator of the European Council For Small Business (ECSB) and former member of the Board

Former Vice President of the International Council for Small Business (ICSB)

First President and Founding member of the UK Enterprise Management and Research Association (UKEMRA) now the Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ISBE)

UK representative on the Small Firms Steering Committee of The European Foundation for Management Development 1986 99)

Keynote Speaker at numerous UK National and International Academic and Policy Conferences (including RENT-Poland, Australia, Canada, Singapore, Sweden, Finland, France, China)

Workshops for Academics and doctoral students in Universities around the world including Finland, China, India, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Finland, Russia, Slovenia, Germany, Ireland, Austria

Workshops for Government Departments in the UK, Canada, Russia, Australia, New Zealand, India, Ukraine among others

Invited Contributor to CIPE (Committee for International Private Enterprise) Policy Research Institute Development Seminars for Eastern Europe - Hungary

Supervisor of many doctoral students

Honorary Doctorate, University of Turku Finland 1998

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