Dr Paschal Anosike

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About me

Paschal's goal is helping individuals develop skills to overcome inequalities. He has led wide-ranging funded projects with a substantial programme design, research and knowledge exchange expertise in African entrepreneurship and innovation, and was until recently, the Founding Director of Centre for African Entrepreneurship and Leadership (CAEL) at Wolverhampton University. As a subject matter expert for governments, Paschal has completed advisory mission for the EU, Commonwealth, UNDP, GIZ, British Council and serves as an expert member on the African Union Specialiased Committee on Education. He was among the pioneers that influenced the Legatum's publication of the UN's catalogued Africa Prosperity Index report, and has spoken widely at AU-EU Summits, Westminster Higher Education Forum, Horasis and the World Economic Forum on Africa, including several keynotes. 

He founded and convenes the Annual Meeting of the Forum for Innovation in African Universities (FIAU) - a multi-stakeholder network of professionals and organisations dedicated to fostering innovation in African higher education sector. He has published in the top-tier Journal of Operations and Production Management, International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior and Research and the Academy of Management Annual Meetings Proceedings. A recipient of multiple international awards in the social sciences, Paschal's book: Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development in Africa was in 2023 the acclaimed global winner of Sage Social Justice Book Award. His work advances understanding and practice in domains of entrepreneurship & SME growth, human capital development, higher education innovation and policymaking. He is interested in Phd and projects related to these domains. 

Area of expertise

Knowledge Exchange, Entreprenuership and Innovation Ecosystems and Networking 


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