Professor of Entrepreneurship
Newcastle Business School (UK) & UDD School of Eco
Maribel Guerrero, Ph.D. is a Professor of Entrepreneurship at the School of Business and Economics (Universidad del Desarrollo, Chile) and Newcastle Business School (Northumbria University, UK). Prof. Guerrero is also an affiliated member of the CIRCLE – Centre for Innovation Research (Lund University, Sweden) and visiting professor of the BEROC – Belarusian Economic Research and Outreach Center (Belarus). Previously, she had a researcher position at the Basque Institute of Competitiveness (Spain) and the Deusto Business School (Spain).
Prof. Guerrero holds a Ph.D. and M.Phil. in Business Economics at the Department of Business of the Autonomous University of Barcelona (Spain). Her main research interests are focused on:
- the determinants of entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial activities developed by individuals, public and private organizations
- the impacts of entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial activities on the societal, economic, and technological development of economies
- the configuration/evolution of entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems
- the role of diversity and minority entrepreneurship on the configuration of entrepreneurship ecosystems and the socio-economic development of emerging economies.
Prof. Guerrero has published several scholarly international publications in academic journals (Research Policy, Journal of Technology Transfer, Technovation, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Journal of Knowledge Management, Small Business Economics, Journal of Small Business Management) and several special issues and books regarding entrepreneurial universities and technology transfer. She is part of the editorial board of the Journal of Technology Transfer (Associate Editor), Journal of Small Business Management (Associate Editor), Technology Forecasting and Social Change (Advisor Board), and Small Business Economics (Reviewer Board).
Prof. Guerrero is the co-founding director of the Spanish Observatory of University Entrepreneurship (2016) and a founding member of the Northumbria Centre for Innovation, Regional Transformation, and Entrepreneurship (iNCITE, 2018). She had leaded international projects sponsored by Santander Bank, Global Entrepreneurship Research Association (GEM), Spanish Minis-tries (Education and Industry), Regional Spanish Governments (Catalonia and Basque Country), the Mexican Council of Science and Technology (CONACYT), and others. She has collaborated in the HEInnovate platform sponsored by the OCDE/European Commission.
Prof. Guerrero is an active fellow of international consortiums related to the measure of entrepreneurship and innovation activity such as the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (Chile, Belarus, & Spain), the Panel Studies of Entrepreneurial Dynamics (Spain), and Global University Entrepreneurship Spirit Students’ Survey (Belarus). She is also a fellow of the UK Higher Education Association. Currently, she is also a member of the AOM Entrepreneurship Division Executive Committee (Treasurer), Strategic Management Society (SMS), Technology Transfer Society (T2S), and others