Professor Sue Baines

Sue Joined the Centre for Enterprise in June 2012 to lead the research team. She has many years’ experience of working in multi-disciplinary environments to deliver applied social research.  Her studies for the ESRC and the Joseph Rowntree Foundation on micro-businesses and household livelihoods have been reported in leading journals including  Entrepreneurship & Regional Development, International Small Business Journal, Gender Work and Organization, New Technology Work and Employment, and Work Employment and Society. More recently, she has researched and published extensively on social enterprise, innovation, collaboration across sectors, and ‘enterprise’ in public and voluntary services.  She has led research and evaluation on these topics with funding from government, charities and UK research councils.

Sue was awarded a Personal Chair (Research) as Professor of Social Enterprise in 2014.