Professor Stephen Roper


Stephen Roper is Professor of Enterprise at Warwick Business School and Director of the Enterprise Research Centre. He is an economist with degrees from the University of Durham, Oxford University and LSE. Stephen joined Warwick in 2008 having previously been Professor of Business Innovation at Aston Business School, Birmingham and Assistant Director of the Northern Ireland Economic Research Centre, Belfast.

Stephen’s research interests include small business development and policy, mid-market companies, innovation and regional development. He has published widely on these themes and regularly acts as an international policy consultant for OECD. Stephen is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences and a Fellow of the RSA.