Professor Clare Brindley

Position: Head of Research

Subject area: Business and Management

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Head of Research

Research interests

Women and Small Business.     SME's

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Supply Chain Risk

Marketing and Small Business


Membership of professional bodies

Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing

Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (Elected)

Member of the Institute of Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Member ESRC Peer Review College

Member of BAM

Founder/Member of ISCRIM (International Supply Chain Risk Management Network)



Pg Dip Marketing Managment

BA (Hons)

Recent publications

Stokes P., Moore N., Smith S.M., Larson M.J & Brindley C.S. (2016) Organizational Ambidexterity and the Emerging-to-Advanced Economy Nexus: Cases from Private Higher Education Operators in the United Kingdom Thunderbird International Business Review (First published: 25 July 2016 DOI: 10.1002/tie.21843_

Stokes P., Larson M., Russell N., Adderley S., Moore N., Mathews M., Smith S., Lichy J., Scott P.,Ward T. & Brindley C. (2015) ‘Smart cities’ – dynamic sustainability issues and challenges for ‘old world’ economies: a case from the United Kingdom (2015) Dynamic Relationships Management Journal, Vol. 4, No. 2, November 2015

Humbert A. and Brindley C.S. (2015) Challenging the Concept of Risk in Relation to Women’s Entrepreneurship" in Gender in Management: an International Journal 30:1: 2-25 

Oxborrow L. and Brindley C.S. (2014) Disintermediation in the Apparel Supply Chain” Journal of Fashion Marketing 18 (3):252-267

Chapters in Books

Armannsdottir, G., Brindley, C., Foster, C., Wheatley, D. and Pich, C. (2016) An exploration of Icelandic marketing women entrepreneurs in Diaz C. Brush C., Gatewood E. & Welter F. Women's Entrepreneurship in global and local contexts Edward Elgar forthcoming

 Brindley, C., Foster, C. and Wheatley, D. (2014) ‘Career development path of the female entrepreneur’ in Kelly, L. Entrepreneurial women: new management & leadership models Praeger pp.121-138

Brindley, C.S., Foster, C. and Wheatley, D. (2013) 'Marketing women: a sector experience' in Kariv, D. Female Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation, Routledge, pp.93-99                      

Brindley, C., Oxborrow, L. (2014) Aligning the sustainable supply chain to green marketing needs: A Case Study Industrial Marketing Management              43:45-55           

Recent conferences

Topimin S., Brindley C.S. and Foster C. (2015) ‘Government intervention Government intervention in women’s entrepreneurship development in Malaysia’ ISBE Conference, Glasgow, 2015

Foster C. and Brindley C.S. (2015) ‘Poetry in Motion: Creative networking in retail’ BAM Conference 2015

Brindley C.S. (2015) ‘What the Dickens?’ Irish Academy of Management Conference 2015, NUI Galway

Additional interests and activities

Editorial Board

International Journal of Gender and Entrepreneurship

International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research

Board of Directors and Trustee/Institute for Small Business Entrepreneurship (Elected) 2006-2012

Vice Chair/Trustee Nottingham Women’s Centre 2009-2012

Experience in industry

Consultancy in a range of SMEs and OEM's

Marketing Management positions in B2B and Services



In the media

NTU Election Blog

Notts TV on Women and Small Business 23/10/14

FT 24/7/12 Small Business

BBC Radio Notts on Women in Small Business

Nottingham Post Women Entrepreneurs

Zurich/Wall Street Post micro site on Supply Chain Risk November 2012


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