Dr Gill Hagan-Green is the Research and Innovation Specialist of the Creative Fuse Sunderland team, she was also a Reader in Business Technology at the University of Bolton. She holds a first degree in Sociology and Social Policy and a PhD in Information Systems from Durham University.
Her research area is around SMEs and their role in sociology-economic development, entrepreneurship and micro finance. She also looks at the opportunities in Creative and digital industries having started a programme of study for Music and Creative industries business and Management. Given her sociological background she also makes a significant contribution to the methodological integrity of the PhD students.
Dr Hagan-Green has 25 years’ experience as a researcher and academic. She has over 34 PhD completions and 28 examinations across the UK. She has more than 60 publications and her research outputs in journals such as the Journal of International Technology and Information Management, The Systemist and The Journal of End-User Computing. She acted as Chair at UKAIS (UK Academy of Information Systems) Conferences, been invited many times as Session Chair at the international European Conference for Research Methods in Business and Management (ECRM).