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Dr Samantha Burvill

Dr Samantha Burvill

Associate Professor, Business

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Welsh language proficiency

Basic Welsh Speaker

Research Links

Office 319 - 319
Third Floor
School of Management
Bay Campus
Available For Postgraduate Supervision


Sam has a PhD in Business Growth and worked for a number of years in various positions within industry prior to starting a career in academia. Sam is currently Subject Group Co-ordinator for the Entrepreneurship subject group and pathway and is Director of Employability for the School. Sam has a focus on both academic and pedagogic research and has published in both of these areas. Sam has a keen interest in SME growth and policy as well as pedagogic innovation. Collaboration is key to Sam’s roles and she has a passion for engaging with both internal and external stakeholders.

Areas Of Expertise

  • SME Growth
  • Innovation
  • Knowledge based firms
  • SME policy
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Open innovation
  • Economic and regional development

Career Highlights

Teaching Interests

Sam currently teaches both undergraduate and postgraduate modules. These topics cover strategy, change management and entrepreneurship.

Research Collaborations