Dr Lorna Treanor

Dr Lorna Treanor is an Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurship at Nottingham University Business School and a Divisional Research Director. She is an invited Fellow of the Royal Society and Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Her research interests lie in the area of entrepreneurial behaviour; specifically, she explores how gender influences entrepreneurial activity, outcomes and learning, particularly in STEM contexts. Lorna’s research has been published in a range of journals including Human Relations, Technological Forecasting & Social Change and the International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research among others. Lorna is a co-founder of the Gender and Enterprise Network (ISBEGEN), the ISBE Special Interest Group established in 2010 to promote scholarly research into the gendering of entrepreneurship, and she has co-chaired the Gender track at the ISBE annual conference since 2015. Lorna is also a member of the Women’s Enterprise Policy Group which seeks to establish an evidence base of effective supports that enable women and, further, to lobby for that evidence base to inform UK central and devolved enterprise policy. Additionally, Lorna serves as a Consulting Editor for the International Small Business Journal, having been on the editorial board since 2016. Lorna can be contacted at: Lorna.Treanor@nottingham.ac.uk