Research interests: Start up survival in developing nations, particularly Nigeria.

Research topic: How do the Internal Qualities of an Entrepreneur Interact with Firm Characteristics and Environmental Factors in Driving Resilience (and Ultimately Start up Survival)?

Supervisors: Dr Qin Zhou and Dr Linda Perriton


I have a Bachelors Degree (BSc) in Business Administration from the Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Nigeria and a Masters Degree also in Business Management from Oxford Brookes University in the UK.  Currently, I am a PhD Student at the York Management School, University of York, UK.

My doctoral research focuses on the mix of factors that drive resilience and ultimately, start up survival.