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Robin Holt


Nottingham Business School


Research advisor, teaching on PhD and DBA programmes.

Career overview

Graduating in Economics from the University of Manchester, and a PhD in Political Theory from the London School of Economics - the two split by a brief foray into commercial law - I have enjoyed a serpentine academic career in Departments of Politics, Philosophy and Business and Management. I have worked as a researcher on a number of large ESRC projects based in the UK before becoming a reader and then professor at the University of Liverpool Management School 2007-2015.

Research areas

Technology, media and craft

Entrepreneurship and the political.

Strategy and the humanities.

Please visit the NTU Doctoral School website for information on doctoral research opportunities at NBS.

Sponsors and collaborators

Visiting fellow at Kyoto University, Japan.

Press expertise

  • Craft and more broadly the technological condition by which commercial life is governed.
  • What is strategy?
  • What is entrepreneurship?
  • Business IN society.