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Ke Zhu

Ke Zhu

PhD Students
Ke Zhu MSc, MBA Ke is a second year PhD student and researcher in Business Research Institute with a research interest in family business studies. She is currently focusing on family business and the expectation of first and second generations on oversea education as the direction in her PhD research topic. She holds an MBA, an MSc in Banking and Finance and also a BA in International Finance. She is also a Chartered Institute of Management Accounts candidate and has previously studied in London from 2014 to 2016. Finally, Ke is fond of playing table tennis, fencing, swimming, and enjoys travelling. Publications Sidsaph, H., Harris, P., Li, L., Zhu K., Zhao, Y., Yang S. (2017). Chester Forum VIII Edited Proceedings: UK and     China Business: The Marco Polo Initiative and Belt…
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Theresa Robberts

Theresa Robberts

PhD Students
Theresa Robberts is an inspirational humourist author and speaker. Based in Chester, England she is studying for her PhD in Corporate Social Responsibility. She has only 3% sight but has a hunger for adventure and except the challenges of daily life with loads of determination, tenacity and a wicked sense of humour. 
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Tweets versus WeChat:  Silk Road Reflections  on the US-China Trade War

Tweets versus WeChat: Silk Road Reflections on the US-China Trade War

Events, News
Professor Henry Sun, Director International of the Business Research Institute, University of Chester, past visiting fellow at Oxford, Peking University and Harvard Universities The Marco Polo Lecture,Business Research Institute and China Centre 10.30 am Thursday 14th March,Room 139, Churchill House,Queens Park Campus, University of Chester.Add to Calendar The US-China Trade War has become one of the top news stories in 2018. The trade negotiations are dragging on and impacting on markets and opinion. President Donald Trump initiated the Trade War and continues to turn on and off the media attention mostly through his Presidential Tweets. What is the real purpose of Trump’s Trade War? While he put 25% tariff on $50 billion Chinese exports to the US, he offered $12 billion in agriculture subsidies to farmers for US exports to China.…
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Professor Bernd Britzelmaier

Professor Bernd Britzelmaier

Visiting Scholars
Bernd Britzelmaier is Professor of Management Control, Finance and Accounting at Pforzheim University. About Research Publications About Bernd’s main research interests lie in Management Accounting and Management Control, Financial Reporting, Corporate Finance, and Business in China. In recent years he has focused on value-based management, models and applications for determining the cost of capital, and sustainability. He has published more than 30 articles in double-blind peer-reviewed journals and has published more than a dozen books. He also teaches and conducts research at universities abroad and has published papers together with colleagues from ESC Dijon (France), Leeds Business School (UK) Shanxi University of Finance and Economics (China) and other institutions. He  supervises and reviews doctoral candidates at several universities in the UK.He holds degrees in business administration (FH Augsburg) and information science…
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Professor Carla Millar

Professor Carla Millar

Visiting Scholars
Universiteit Twente · Department of Management and Governance Netherlands, Enschede Professor, International Marketing & Management About Teaching Research Publications About Carla Millar has always been an innovator, both in industry: developing and launching new international brand concepts for Unilever, in research: carrying out an N=5000 values study in CEE/EU in 1989, or trying to map the transition of Slovenia with Stane Saksida, and in higher education: e.g. pioneering numerous new modules, and launching the Flexible Masters and APEL for in-company accredited courses.An international academic with solid business and consultancy experience, she inspires people to exploit opportunities in a structured way, to market themselves, and to be innovative within frameworks; she is seen as an impressive international networker and gives challenging and constructive leadership in marketing strategy and governance issues.Carla is…
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Professor Wes Harry

Professor Wes Harry

Visiting Scholars
Visiting Professor University of ChesterAdvisory Board, UAE and China Developments, Dubai About Affiliations Qualifications Publications About Wes is a leading international business person and academic. He  has lived and worked outside his native country of Scotland for more tahn 40 years. Wes has lived in many parts of Asia and the Arab region, conducted business in more than 50 countries with personal travel to another 60+ countries. Most of his travel has been in Asia and Arab countries but he is also well versed in parts of South America, Africa and Europe.this text. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo. Affiliations Life Fellow of the Royal Society of ArtsLife Fellow of the Royal Geographical SocietyLife Member Asian Region Training…
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Professor Kiran Trehan

Professor Kiran Trehan

Visiting Scholars
Professor Kiran Trehan  Department of ManagementDirector of External EngagementProfessor of Leadership and Enterprise DevelopmentUniversity of BirminghamKiran Trehan is Professor of Leadership and Enterprise Development, Director of External Engagement, Head of subject group for Entrepreneurship and local economy, and Co - Director of the Enterprise and diversity Alliance [EDA]Professor Trehan’s research focuses on Entrepreneurship, leadership and diversity in the small firms sector, all of which are central to the economic and social policy agenda. Kiran Trehan is a key contributor to policy debates and has led a number of enterprise and business support initiatives, extensively published a number of journal articles, policy reports, books and book chapters in the field. Professor Trehan’ s work has been supported by grants from a full range of research funding bodies; including  the Economic and…
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Graham Shapiro

Graham Shapiro

BRI - Advisory Board
Graham Shapiro, Entrepreneur in Residence Graham Shapiro is a chartered designer with over 21 years experience in the visual communication sector. Graham Shapiro is an award-winning inventor, designer & digital entrepreneur. A Fellow member of The Chartered Society of Designers and Chartered Institute of Marketing. Entrepreneur in Residence and on the advisory board for The Business Research Institute at The University of Chester. Ambassador of Innovation for The University of Cambridge. Graham invented the interloopmailer® and Reggie®. Over the last 23 years his company Graham Shapiro Design (GSD®) has created online and offline visual communication for some of the world’s most respected companies. Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn Share on email Email Share on print Print
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Professor Andrew McAuley

Professor Andrew McAuley

BRI - Advisory Board
Professor Andrew McAuley, CEO IFET, Brisbane, Australia and Advisory Board MemberBorn in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Andrew attended the University in Nottingham, England where he completed his BA and PhD in Geography. His academic career began as a Research Assistant at Lancaster University before moving to the University of Stirling in Scotland where he worked for 22 years. Having begun his career at Stirling as a Research Fellow in the Scottish Enterprise Foundation, he finished his time there as Professor of Marketing Management, Head of the Department of Marketing and Vice-Dean for Learning & Teaching.He has published in many leading marketing journals including the European Journal of Marketing, Journal of Marketing Management, Journal of Strategic Marketing, Journal of Research in Marketing and Entrepreneurship, and the Journal of Consumer Marketing. Professor McAuley serves on the Editorial Advisory Boards…
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