Dababrata CHOWDHURY Mail
Suffolk Business School, United Kingdom

Dr Dababrata Chowdhury (Daba) is Senior lecturer in Entrepreneurship & Knowledge Management and Director of Middle East Research Centre (MERC) at University Campus Suffolk (UCS). He graduated from the Department of Computer Science & Engineering at Hacettepe University in Turkey and completed his Masters of Business Administration (MBA) and PhD at Plymouth University in UK. His research interests cover small and medium-sized business development and growth in new product develops; adoption of new technologies; and Female entrepreneurial theory for start-up business and cluster development. He is a member of the British Academy of Management (BAM) and Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ISBE). In addition, he is a visiting professor and PhD assessor for Karachi University in Pakistan, Canakkale OnsekizMart University in Turkey and Kazakh–British Technical University in Kazakhstan. Dr Chowdhury is a Chief Editor of the Journal of Contemporary Development and Management Studies; editorial board member of the Journal of Global Strategic Management (JGSM); and an Editorial Journal Board member for the newly established Review of Enterprise and Management Studies (REAMS) at UCS. He is also member of editorial boards for number of international refereed journals. He has written and published widely on the subject of Entrepreneurship and Knowledge Management, with significant contributions to international refereed journals, through book chapters, international conferences, seminars, symposia, workshops and public talks. He is writing a book with a colleague, titled: on “Female Leadership in UK Higher Education: creating new directions”, to be published in January 2017 by Cambridge Scholars. He can speak Bengali, English, Turkish, Urdu, Azerbaijani and Hindi. He is also a well-known public and private sector Knowledge Management consultant for UK, Turkey, Kazakhstan, Bangladesh and Oman. Currently he is serving in an advisory role to Bangladesh British Chamber of Women Entrepreneurship (BBCWE), the judging panel member for Suffolk Young Enterprise (SYE) and advisor for Global Research and Academic Associates (GRAA) in UK.