Roland Maposa

Roland Maposa


Roland is a Postgraduate Researcher at the University of Leeds, Leeds University Business School, UK. Roland’s research is located, in the Centre For International Business at the University of Leeds (CIBUL). With an undergraduate degree in Contemporary and Professional Studies and a MSc. International Business (with Study Abroad) both, from the University of Leeds. Roland brings an interdisciplinary approach to his research. His research is supported by a Leeds University Business School - International Business Scholarship.  

Research interests

Roland’s main research areas include  lnternational Business Theory, International Business Policy and Inclusive Economic Growth and Development. Specifically, his research looks to understand how International Business Theory and Policy informs inclusive economic growth and development, with a focus on Trade. The interdisciplinary nature of the research includes International Business, Sociology and Economics perspectives. His research aspires to meet the University’s PhD studentship that calls for criticality and knowledge creation that makes and creates impact. The aspiration being to inform theory and policy.

Roland is interested in an interdisciplinary and collaborative approach to research! Should there be synergies or areas of common interest, do get in touch we will make time for a chat. Learning is a constant!


  • MSc. International Business (with Study Abroad).
  • B. A. (Hons) Contemporary and Professional Studies.