PhD, International Business, University of Leeds
MBA, Open University Business School
MSc, International Agricultural Marketing, University of Newcastle upon Tyne
BA Hons, Chinese Studies, Polytechnic of Central London
2005-2016: Director, China-Britain Business Council.
2001-2005: Senior Lecturer, Director of Chinese Studies, University of Abertay Dundee.
1994-2001: Manager, China-Britain Business Council (Scotland).
1991-1994: Lecturer, Chinese Politics and Economics, University of Glasgow.
Business incubation as a method of foreign market entry and its role in helping firms to overcome liabilities of foreignness. Other areas of interest include Chinese investment into the United Kingdom.
Dr Giles Blackburne teaches on a range of international business topics (e.g. Economics of China, Principles of International Business, Managing and Exploiting Intellectual Property) at all levels. He also has experience in teaching topics relating to doing business in China and Chinese business culture.
Blackburne, G.D. & Sassoon, J., 2018, ‘Chinese investment in the UK: great expectations?’ In Ding, X. & Meng, C. (Eds.), From World Factory to Global Investor, Routledge
Article in Press: Blackburne, G.D., Buckley, P.J., The international business incubator as a foreign market entry mode, Long Range Planning (2017), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lrp.2017.10.005
Blackburne, G.D. (Ed), ‘China-Britain Belt and Road Case Study Report: Global Partnerships in Action’, China-Britain Business Council, May 2016
Blackburne, G.D., Buckley, P.J., Cross, A., ‘International Business Incubators for Developing Business Overseas’, Policy Paper, China-Britain Business Council, January 2015