Professor Andrew Burke
Dean of Trinity Business School
Professor Andrew Burke is Dean of Trinity Business School and the Chair of Business Studies. He is also Chairman of the Centre for Research on Self-Employment (www.crse.co.uk) - the London-based IPSE international think tank on freelancing. Previously he held the Bettany Chair of Entrepreneurship at Cranfield School of Management where he was founder and Director of the Bettany Centre for Entrepreneurship. He was also a Board Member of Cranfield Ventures Limited - Cranfield University's tech transfer unit - and Director of the Cranfield Business Growth Programme (BGP). He also served as Director of Graduate Programmes and a member of the Executive at Cranfield School of Management. He was a Visiting Professor at the Anderson School of Management, UCLA, USA in 2002 and 2012. He was a Research Professor at the Max Planck Institute for Economics, Germany from 2003-2009. He has also been on the faculty of Warwick Business School, the University of Edinburgh, Balliol College Oxford and the University of St Andrews.
He is widely published in top ranked international journals including the Harvard Business Review, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Business Venturing, Regional Studies, International Journal of Industrial Organization, the Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, and Small Business Economics. His work has been presented at the EU Commission, World Trade Organization, HM's Treasury, UK Houses of Commons and Lords as well as through media such as BBC Breakfast Television and the Working Lunch. Andrew is founding editor of the International Review of Entrepreneurship and was a guest editor of the International Journal of Industrial Organization. He is on the editorial boards of the International Journal of Business Innovation and Research and the International Journal of Research, Innovation and Commercialization.
He has acted as a consultant for organisations such as the European Commission, Businesslink UK, GESAC (EU), Forbairt (IDA), Hudson Contract, Schlumberger, Selex-Galileo, May Gurney, Bank of Ireland International Banking, the Irish Music Rights Organisation, and the UK Professional Contractors Group (PCG). He also has a portfolio of new venture investments.