Professor Nigel Lockett

Professor of Entrepreneurship and Associate Dean for Engagement at Lancaster University Management School.

Nigel Lockett is an entrepreneur turned academic. He is a senior academic, serial entrepreneur and community leader. Nigel is currently a member the Board of the Small Business Charter. Before joining Lancaster University, he was Professor of Enterprise and Director of Enterprise Learning at the University of Leeds and previously worked at Bradford and Brunel universities. 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.