Academic Associates - External

These academic experts, based in other institutions both within and outside the UK, have contributed as speakers and facilitators in CAEL's Knowledge Transfer Partnerships. They bring a wide range of skills and experience to bear in their contributions in CAEL's workshops. The spectrum of expertise includes entrepreneurship education; SMEs and family business; rural development; corporate governance; and human resources and leadership, to mention a few.

Kevin Ibeh

Prof Kevin Ibeh is the Assistant Dean/Head of Department of Management at Birkbeck University of London. He is a leading authority on African Multinational Corporations, based on his pioneering research on this little known subgroup of emerging market multinationals. Professor Ibeh has undertaken consulting/advisory roles for several international organisations, including the World Bank Group, the OECD, and the Economic and Social Research Council. He is Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and Royal Society of Arts, and member of the Academy of International Business. He sits on the editorial advisory board of several international journals and has been invited speaker at major international meetings. He contributes to CAEL’s work in the area of local government, both within the African and international contexts.

Murtala Sagagi

Professor Murtala S. Sagagi is a Professor of Business and Entrepreneurship and the Director Centre for African Entrepreneurship Research & Training, Bayero University Kano, Nigeria. He has engaged in teaching, research and consulting on different aspects of development/business strategy, entrepreneurship, Public-Private Partnership, and private sector development. Sagagi's works have been published by reputable publishing outlets. He coordinated international project/activities funded by the World Bank/DFID, British Council, United States Government, and other development partners. Prof. Sagagi contributes to CAEL's work in the areas of  entrepreneurship education, and local government leadership and management.