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Olu Aluko

Olu Aluko

Senior Lecturer

Nottingham Business School

Staff Group(s)
Department of Management


Olu is a Senior Lecturer in Business Strategy at Nottingham Trent University. His role at the Business School involves teaching and research. Olu is involved in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching at the business school. Olu is an established research special interests in strategy, social entrepreneurship, family businesses, and migrant entrepreneurship. Olu has reviewed for top ranked journals such as the International Business Review, European management Review, the Economic and Social Research Council (ERSC). Olu is happy to supervise PhD students in the areas of strategy and entrepreneurship.

Career overview

Olu completed his PhD in Business and Management at the University of Nottingham. His research work has been published in peer review outlets such as Local Economy and International Journal of Public Sector management. He has attended prestigious conferences such as the Academy of Management Conference. Prior to NTU, Olu worked as a Senior Lecturer at the University of Huddersfield.

Research areas

  • Business Strategy
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Migrant Entrepreneurship
  • Family Businesses in Africa
  • Emerging Markets
  • Weak Institutions

External activity

  • Member of the Academy of Management
  • Member of British Academy of Management