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Professor Andrew Godley

Associate Dean International

Head of the Department of Leadership, Organisations and Behaviour
Academic Director for the Henley Centre for Entrepreneurship
Professor of Management and Business History
Senior Fellow, UK HEA

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  • Entrepreneurship, 
  • Business History, 
  • Entrepreneurship in the Reading Region, 
  • Historic Entrepreneurship in Global Pharmaceuticals Industry, 
  • Historic Entrepreneurship in Global Food Industry


Edith Morley building room 269, Whiteknights campus

Professor Andrew Godley is Associate Dean (International) and Head of Leadership, Organisations and Behaviour at Henley Business School. He is Professor of Management and Business History and the Academic Director of the Henley Centre for Entrepreneurship.

Andrew's research interests lie in the areas of entrepreneurship and business history. Andrew has published in journals ranging from Economic History Review, Business History Review, Journal of Management Studies and Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal and won research grants from the ESRC, the Leverhulme Trust and British Academy among others.

Andrew has been a consultant to several leading firms and government departments and is a frequent commentator in the broadcast and written media on trends in entrepreneurship. He is a Visiting Professor at Zhejiang University, China, where he is the Co-Director of the Reading-Zhejiang Sino-British Entrepreneurship Research Centre. He supervises doctoral students in the area of global entrepreneurship and business history.

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