Professor Joan Lockyer is Professor of Education Practice (Entrepreneurship) and Head of the School of Strategy and Leadership (SSL) at Coventry University.
As Director of Education, Joan is involved in the design, development and delivery of enterprise and entrepreneurship education both in Coventry and internationally, online and face to face. She has led a number of projects that aim to build entrepreneurship capacity in higher education and to foster closer collaboration between HE and industry in a wide range of cultural contexts. Her research interests focus on the transformative effect of entrepreneurship through education, but specifically on the interplay between policy, innovation and leadership. Gender and entrepreneurship is also a keen interest.