Liverpool John Moore University
His research and teaching interests include small business and entrepreneurship, faith-based organisations (FBOs) involvement in social enterprise, strategic management, inter-organisational trust, culture and organisations, and research methods in business and management. Prior to his academic career he was an entrepreneur starting and managing his own businesses for over 20 years. These businesses ranged from a fish farm, poultry farm, wholesale and retail shops for general goods, import/export and building construction. His work on alternative institutions used by SMEs in cross cultural trade has been accepted for publication in International Small Business Journal (ISBJ).