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Director of the Glendonbrook Institute for Enterprise Development and Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Loughborough University in London

Professor Wilfred Dolfsma has been been appointed Director of the Glendonbrook Institute for Enterprise Development and Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Loughborough University in London.

Wilfred is joining the University from the University of Groningen, where he is Professor of Strategy 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.  The perspectives preferably adopted for this are social exchange theory and particularly social network theory.  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 Fod, Ford Credit, and Siemens.  He has lived and worked in The Netherlands, Germany, and India and likes scuba and skin diving.


Chair of Global Creative Enterprise, The University of Edinburgh

Professor Candace Jones has been appointed Chair of Global Creative Enterprise at the University of Edinburgh Business School. 

She will join the School in January 2016 from Boston College, where she is Associate Professor in the Organization Studies Department of the Carroll School of Management.

Candace is an outstanding scholar who has published in leading journals including Administrative Science Quarterly, Organization Science, Academy of Management Annals, and Organization Studies.  She is currently on the editorial boards of Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management Studies and Organization Studies, where she was a Senior Editor from 2008 to 2012.


Head of School of Education, University of Glasgow

Professor Trevor Gale has been appointed the Head of the School of Education at the University of Glasgow for four years from August 2015.  Trevor will be joining the University from Deakin University, where he is Chair in Education Policy and Social Justice.