Our experts Centre for Business Network Analysis

Professor Bruce Cronin - Director of the Centre for Business Network Analysis
Parent-subsidiary structures in foreign direct investment, business-governmental relationships and managerial career networks.

Dr Guido Conaldi - Deputy Director, CBNA. Senior Lecturer in Economic Sociology
Interpersonal and organisational social networks.

Dr Francesca Pallotti - Deputy Director, CBNA. Senior Lecturer in Economic Sociology
Organizational change, routines and inter- and intra-organizational networks.

Dr Sprios Batas - MBA International Business Programme Director
Networks and social capital in firm internationalisation.

Mr Paul Cassaut - Lecturer in International Business
Parent-subsidiary relationships in Indian multinational enterprises.

Dr Pi-Chi Chen - Lecturer in International Business
Parent-subsidiary relationships in multinational enterprises.

Dr Luis E C Rocha - Lecturer in Network Science
Health networks; Interaction networks; hard-to-reach populations; computational modelling; data analytics; complex systems. 

Dr Nicky Garsten - Senior Lecturer in Public Relations
Public relations; NGO communications 

Dr Sara Gorgoni - Senior Lecturer in Economic Sociology
Foreign direct investments from emerging countries; innovation networks; clusters of SMEs; global value chains.

Dr Emanuele Lobina - Principal Lecturer
Water service reform; governance and sustainable water development.

Dr Nicola Perra - Senior Lecturer in Network Science
Human dynamics, big-data analytics, network science and mathematical/digital epidemiology: the characterization and modelling of dynamical processes unfolding on time-varying and multiplex networks, human adaptive behaviours, data-driven modelling of infectious diseases, the study of online/offline social networks, and centrality measures in complex networks..

Dr Athina Piterou - Lecturer in Sustainability
Relationship between innovation and environmental sustainability; socio-technical transitions area using insights from science and technology studies; application of social network methodology.

Mr Mark Phillimore - Senior Lecturer in Public Relations
Social media; social capital and financial public relations.

Dr Vladimir Popov - Research Fellow
Social network analysis; Russian multinationals and privatisation; corruption and organised crime.

Dr Franziska Sohns - Lecturer in International Business
Economic geography; retail networks; fintech networks 

Dr Antoinette St Hilaire - Lecturer in Management
Ethnicity; interethnic social exchanges; relationship dissolution; cultural minorities social networks in the UK.

Professor Elizabeth West - Professor of Applied Social Research
Patient outcomes, experiences and involvement in research and commissioning; nursing research; social organisation of caring occupations; social inequalities.

Dr Zhen Zhu - Lecturer in Network Science
International trade and production networks; social media marketing 

Visiting Faculty

Professor Rob Cross -Visiting Professor in Organisational Network Analysis
Leads a consortium of 200 Blue-Chip Global Companies applying network analysis to business problems at the University of Virginia.

Professor Alessandro Lomi  - Visiting Professor in Network Science
Director of the Centre of Organisational Research, University of Lugano

Dr Paola Tubaro - Visiting Fellow in Social Network Analysis
Senior Research Scientist, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) 

Dr Riccardo De Vita - Visiting Scholar
Industrial clusters, proximity, innovation 

Dr David Dekker Visiting Scholar
Multivariate statistical models using network data.

Dr Cornell Jackson - Visiting Lecturer
Ethnographic and archival data in network studies.

Research students

Aya Awad - Sustainable development strategy for informal settlement in Egypt, Cairo.

Terry Brett - Understanding contagion spreading processes of cyber security threats through social networks

Silvana Croft - Heterogeneity in the Transition from Analog to Digital within the British Film Industry

Dawn Foster - Collaborative Online Innovation Networks

Emmanuel Igwe - Social Preferences and Reciprocal Behaviour in Labour Market Relations

Hoang Luong - Squaring the Circle in Modelling Corporate Governance, Market Structure and Innovation: A Tobin's Q Approach to R&D Investment when Network Effects Are Present

Anna Piazza - Inter-Organisational Relationships and Organisational Performance: Network Analysis Applications to a Health Care System

Mohammed Sadek - Toward Sustainable Desert Settlements in Egypt, in light of past experiences and future prospects

Sergey Sosnovskikh - Effective Management in Developing Special Economic Zones in the Russian Federation

Timo Van Der Linden - Traders' Behaviour and Social Networks

Srinidhi Vasudevan - Financial Effects of Interlocking Directorships

Feng Zhang - Chinese Corporate Overseas Direct Investment in London


Dr Christos Bassayannis - SAP, Shanghai

Ann Braithwaite - Managing Director, TurquoiseNZ

Dr Cornell Jackson - University of Edinburgh 

Dr Stefanos Michiotis - Tetras Consulting

Dr Yasaman Sarabi - Herriot Watt University

Dr Matthew Smith - University of Oxford

Bankole Olagibaye - London Probation Trust

Centre for Business Network Analysis is part of the Business School, University of Greenwich.