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About us

Our website will provide information and publications developed through the project’s activities and development.

GoSMEs  team. Left to right Sibel Yamak, Silke MacHold, Daniel Yar Hamidi, Yong Wang

Who we are

The research team for this project will act in collaboration with a large network of European and international network. The core team includes:

Dr Daniel Yar Hamidi, Principal Investigator (PI)‌

Dr Yar Hamidi is an expert in governance of small and medium enterprises and board leadership.

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Prof Silke Machold, Supervisor

Professor Machold is Professor of Corporate Governance and the Dean of Research. Her research is on board effectiveness and behavioural perspectives on boards.

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Prof Sibel Yamak, Mentor

Prof Yamak has joined UoW from Galatasaray University and is an expert in the sociology of top management teams and the current President of the European Academy of Management (EURAM).

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Dr Yong Wang, Mentor

Dr Yong Wang is a Reader from the Management Research Centre at the University of Wolverhampton Business School. He has won the ‘Best Paper on Conference Theme’ at the 2015 International Family Enterprise Research Academy (IFERA) Conference in Hamburg, Germany.

Learn more about Dr Yong Wang