Academic Staff

Wilfred Dolfsma

Wilfred Dolfsma

Director of the Glendonbrook Institute for Enterprise Development and Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Trained as an economist and a philosopher, Wilfred focuses on how individuals, themselves and jointly in firms, cooperate to be more entrepreneurial and innovative. Having authored some 100 international academic articles, and authored or edited over 20 books, he has been editor-in-chief of the Review of Social Economy for over a decade. Wilfred has consulted for firms small and large, including DSM, Equens, FrieslandCampina Food, Ford Credit, and Siemens.

Julie Holland

Julie Holland

Director of the Glendonbrook Centre for Enterprise Development

Julie has been teaching entrepreneurship and innovation management at Loughborough since 2005 and she has extensive experience of putting theory into practice. She has managed a business incubation management company and been director of a drug discovery start-up business and a pharmaceutical equipment and consultancy company. Julie has research interests in work-based learning and problem solving, entrepreneurship and innovation management and management education.

Louise Scholes

Louise Scholes

Reader in Entrepreneurship, Glendonbrook Institute for Enterprise Development

Dr Louise Scholes joins us from Durham University as a Reader in Entrepreneurship. She is on the editorial board of the International Small Business Journal and her teaching and research covers corporate and entrepreneurship, and entrepreneurship in established organisations including family firms.

Angela  Martinez Dy

Angela Martinez Dy

Lecturer in Entrepreneurship, Glendonbrook Institute for Enterprise Development

Angela's interest in entrepreneurship stems from her background as co-founder and director of Youth Speaks Seattle, a leading youth arts education social enterprise in Seattle, USA. She has extensive experience as an educator, teaching artist, youth mentor and collaborative digital content creator. Her research interests are in the area of digital entrepreneurial activity, feminist philosophy, gender and intersectionality.

Michelle Richey

Michelle Richey

Lecturer, Glendonbrook Institute for Enterprise Development

Michelle is passionate about researching, teaching and practicing entrepreneurship. She previously worked for an investment readiness network, which prepared hundreds of small innovative companies to pitch for investor finance. She also acted as a business mentor for the Growth Voucher Scheme, a recent Government initiative in the UK. Her research interests include social media use in small firm contexts and the role of imagination in entrepreneurial processes.

Amanda Berry

Amanda Berry

Lecturer in Enterprise, Glendonbrook Institute for Enterprise Development

Amanda has spent the majority of her career in the pharmaceutical industry, a sector that relies heavily on innovation, intellectual property and effective process management. She joined Loughborough University in October 2011 and teaches undergraduate and postgraduate courses on study skills, small business planning and managing innovation.


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