Professor Nigel Lockett

Professor of Entrepreneurship and Head of the Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship at Strathclyde Business School.
Nigel Lockett is an entrepreneur turned academic. He is a senior academic, serial entrepreneur and community leader. Before joining University of Strathclyde, he was professor at Lancaster University and the University of Leeds. Nigel also has more than 25 years’ experience as a company director with a track record in managing start-up, joint venture and social enterprises. He has worked with many leaders of high growth firms on the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses programme and executives of global enterprises. In 2015, Nigel was awarded the prestigious National Teaching Fellowship in recognition of this work in enterprise education and he lead successful submissions to the Times Higher Education ‘Entrepreneurial University of the Year’ and Duke of York ‘Award for University Entrepreneurship’. His current research interests include academic entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial learning and the use of CRM technologies by SMEs. Nigel is currently a Co-Investigator on the £7m GCRF RECIRCULATE project: Driving eco-innovation in Africa: capacity-building for a safe, circular water economy.