Dr. Panikkos Poutziouris

Professor of Entrepreneurship and Family Business and Rector, UCLan Cyprus

Dr Panikkos Poutziouris is the Professor of Entrepreneurship and Family Business and Rector at UCLan Cyprus, and Chair of the Centre for Entrepreneurial Development Alliance and Research. He is also a Fellow at Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, working with the Economics and Policy Group on Circular Economics and Entrepreneurial Development Models. For two decades, he was a Senior Lecturer and later a visiting Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Family Business at the Alliance Manchester Business School-UK.  Professor Poutziouris teaches, educates, researches and advises around the world on the development of entrepreneurship and family business. On the consultancy front, Dr Poutziouris has offered his advice and support to a number of small-medium-large sized family enterprises; finance houses/banks, governments, enterprise support agencies and universities, including Sand-Aire Private Equity, Family Business Network International, Institute for Family Business. He has enjoyed sponsorship and collaborations from Family Firm Institute, UBS Wealth Management, Tilney Fund Management, Saggita Fund Management, BDO Stoy Hayward, KPMG, PWC, PKF National Westminster Bank, and Grant Thornton etc. More recently he has served as an advisor– consultant for the Family Business Expert Group working for the European Commission, Directorate of Enterprise and Industry and for OECD on Entrepreneurship Policy.

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