Henley Centre for Entrepreneurship - Faculty and Staff

Faculty and Staff

The HCfE faculty and staff are as follows:


Dr Adeyinka Adewale

Postdoctoral Fellow

- Business ethics

Dr Amal Ahmadi

Postdoctoral Fellow

- Entrepreneurship

- Leadership and leadership development

- Emotions and organisational behaviour

Dr Maks Belitski

Lecturer in Entrepreneurship

- Creativity

- Entrepreneurial ecosystems

- e-leadership strategies

- Innovation and competitiveness

Prof Mark Casson

Professor of Economics and Director of Centre for Institutional Performance

- Economic theory of entrepreneurship - History of entrepreneurship - Statistical methods for analysing small firm formation and growth

Mr Ed Cooper

Director, VitalSix

- Small business strategy and management

- Financing growth businesses

- Small business executive coaching

- Administrative support for Henley Business Angels

- Investment readiness

Dr Zhujun Ding

Lecturer in Entrepreneurship

- Emerging market firm strategy - International business

Prof Andrew Godley

Academic Director of Henley Centre for Entrepreneurship

- Innovation and competitiveness in the food industry

- e-Leadership strategies

Mr Keith Heron

Lecturer in Entrepreneurship

- Opportunity search and evaluation

- Creative thinking and communication

- Entrepreneurial education design

- Consultancy coaching

Dr Shaheena Janjuha-Jivraj

Associate Professor

- Family business succession

- Entrepreneurial leadership

- Women entrepreneurs

Dr Marrisa Joseph

Postdoctoral Fellow

- Business history

- Organisational institutionalism

Prof Marcello Mariani

Professor in Entrepreneurship

- Inter-organisational and inter-firm relationships

- ICTs, social networks and managerial decisions

- Digital business models

- Big and open data for decision making

- Business intelligence and business analytics

- Performance analysis and measurement

- Make or buy decisions

Dr Norbert Morawetz

Lecturer in Entrepreneurship

- Business start-up

- Lean start-up methodology

Dr Lebene Soga

Postdoctoral Fellow

- Impact of social technologies on leadership practices

Dr Anna Spadavecchia

Associate Professor

- Development of clusters 

- Sources of finance for SMEs

- Regional and national policies for SMEs

- Innovation within clusters and SMEs


Name/TitleResponsibility for
Jurek Sikorski

Executive Director of Henley Centre for Entrepreneurship and Director of Henley Business Angels Ltd

- Business Idea clinic
- Entrepreneurship Society
- External collaborations
- Henley Business Angels
- Support for SMEs 
- Sponsorship
- Speaker events
- Entrepreneur Mentor Programme
Alex Baker Support Administrator- Administrative support for faculty and staff of the HCfE

Research and Publications

Faculty members of the HCfE research a wide variety of topics and publish extensively. A list of recent articles and books authored by HCfE faculty can be found on their staff profiles here.