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Michael Ngoasong

Chair in Entrepreneurship, School for Business and Society

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Professor Michael Ngoasong is a Chair in Entrepreneurship. Prior to joining the University of York, he was a Professor of Entrepreneurship and Head of Department for Public Leadership at The Open University, where he is a Visiting Professorship, affiliated with the Centre for Social and Sustainable Enterprise (CSSE). He is also a Senior Research Associate at University of Johannesburg, South Africa.

Michael’s expertise is on how entrepreneurial practices underpin success, especially in disadvantaged communities/groups in resource-scarce contexts in developing countries. Key areas of his research include university-led entrepreneurship ecosystems, sustainable business models and digital entrepreneurship and the intersection of gender, entrepreneurship, and social policy. Michael is also passionate about action research that enables universities to function as ecosystems that capacitate entrepreneurship. He has led co-creation project that established a FabLab, a prototyping facility that is serving as innovation hum for schools of engineering across four universities in Cameroon, with funding from the UK Royal Academic of Engineering (2018-2021). He has also led a multi-stakeholder partnership to establish a blended learning programme within a virtual start-up accelerator at Riara University, Kenya, with funding from British Council (2021-2024).

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Interdisciplinary Global Development Centre

igdc@york.ac.uk
01904 323716
Department of Politics and International Relations, University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD, UK
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Michael Ngoasong
michael.ngoasong@york.ac.uk
+44 (0)1904 32 3130

Michael Ngoasong

Chair of Entrepreneurship

michael.ngoasong@york.ac.uk
+44 (0)1904 32 3130

Contact us

Interdisciplinary Global Development Centre

igdc@york.ac.uk
01904 323716
Department of Politics and International Relations, University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD, UK
X

Michael Ngoasong
michael.ngoasong@york.ac.uk
+44 (0)1904 32 3130