Keynote speakers

 Professor Jonathan Liu

Jonathan Liu

Jonathan Liu is Professor of Global Business Management at Regent’s University London. He is the Faculty of Business and Management’s Assistant Dean on research, scholarshipand engagement. Heresearches in Entrepreneurship, Performance Management and Heritage.  Jonathan is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Business Performance Management with Inderscience Publishers.  He is on the editorial board of the Journal of Islamic Marketing, book review editor of the Journal of Technology Management in China and on the editorial board of leading academic journals in Pakistan and Hungary. Jonathan publishes extensively and has over a hundred articles and ten books published in subject areas relating to Business and Management. Jonathan is on the Council of the National Conference of Universities Professors, a Council member of the Universities China Committee in London, a Fellow of Higher Education Academy and a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute. Jonathan is Chairman of the board of trustees of the Directors of Ming-Ai (London) Institute, a British Chinese Heritage Charity. His primary research interest lies in three areas concerning Performance Management, Entrepreneurship and Heritage.

 Professor Djamchid ASSADI

Djamchid ASSADI

Djamchid ASSADI is a Professor in Burgundy School of Business, in France. He has authored and edited books, published scholarly papers and issued professional articles in English and French. Member of several academic and editorial boards.

His research concerns the impact of technological and social innovations on the reduction of transaction costs and the formation of the spontaneous order among peers. In this perspective, he widely works on the P2P Sharing Economy, crowdfunding, FinTechs, mobile telephony and the information systems, along with group loans and social ties-based guarantees in the field of social innovation.

Djamchid Assadi is no less interested in the impact of non-economic factors such as music, religion and storytelling on buying behavior and strategic behavior.

Dr Suseela Kanduri

Dr Suseela KANDURI has done her Masters in Commerce, Masters in Business Administration and PhD in the same area. She has keen interest in Multidisciplinary approach which is evident from her academic qualification specializing in Financial Management, Marketing, Developmental Economics, Business Ethics, Entrepreneurship, Strategic Management and Women Empowerment at various levels. She is into Corporate Training and is a Certified Trainer and Facilitator (CTF) from CAMI, USA. She trained more than 500 Middle and Senior Level Managers both in the Banking as IT & ITES sectors, about 700 young women and students in the areas of Entrepreneurship Development, Financial Management, Women Empowerment, Life Skills, Business Etiquettes & Ethics and Management strategies.

Dr. Kanduri has published 27 research papers in various International and National Journals of repute and has 8 books to her credit. She has presented more than 35 papers in various Conferences and Seminars. She has been the Resource person for various Seminars and delivered 16 invited talks on Entrepreneurship Development, Women Empowerment, Women Issues and Sustainable practices. 

 Professor Hicham SADOK

Hicham SADOK

Hicham SADOK is Professor of Business and Economics at the Faculty of Law, Economics and Social Sciences in Souissi - Mohamed V University of Rabat. He is Partner in various European projects and with the United Nations program for development. He is the author of three books: “In search of a theoretical analysis grid for the development problem in Morocco”2019); “Monetary Economics and Financial Markets in Morocco” (2018); and “Power and Finance: the organization of a growth dynamic for SMEs” (2012). He has published 9 peer-reviewed academic articles, and he has presented papers and communications in several scientific conferences.

 Dr Ruhet GENÇ


Ruhet GENÇ is Professor at Turkish-German University Economics & Administrative Sciences Department. He intends to see all issues from management and strategy point of view. His research interests are Sustainability, Innovation, Gastronomy, Value Creation, Medical Value Tourism, Tourist Behaviour & Quality-of-Life.

Dr. Ruhet GENÇ has published several scientific articles in the international indexed journals and a number of books in the fields of Sustainability, Management and Quality-of-Life.

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