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My research focuses on the sustainable livelihoods of informal entrepreneurs, with a specific focus on artisans in the tourism industry. I am interested in how they demonstrate resilience within the vulnerable context and how they combine different resources to sustain their livelihoods. My research advocates for pro-poor approaches and the institutional support of these informal entrepreneurs.

I am also a tutor at the Department of Work, Employment and Organisation at the University of Strathclyde Business School, where I tutor on various business and management courses. My work experience ranges in business consultancy, investment management, private equity, and entrepreneurship development. I have amassed experience in promoting and developing enterprises through informed research, strategy formulation, business coaching, funding opportunities, and investor relations.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth

Education/Academic qualification

MSc. International Management, University Of Strathclyde

11 Sept 201711 Sept 2018

Award Date: 9 Nov 2018

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