Ian Clarke

Dr Ian Clarke PhD, MSc Econ

Dr Ian Clarke
PhD, MSc Econ

Senior Lecturer Innovation and Enterprise

Department of Systems Management and Strategy

Faculty of Business

Ian Clarke took up a full-time position at the University of Greenwich in January 2010 and completed his PhD from Brunel University, London, in 2011. Prior to this he had completed an MSc Econ (Political Sociology) from the London School of Economics and had taught for several years in further education colleges.

Member of the STIR research group (Part of GPERC)

Course leader: Small Business Development (third year undergraduate and international course)

Course tutor: Innovation in Action, Sustainable Business Development, Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship and Professional and Personal Development

  • Intermediary organisations: their conceptualisation and specific roles in innovation processes.
  • Electric vehicles: technological and business model developments, particularly in relation to range anxiety (Small research grant obtained from British Academy / SAMS).
  • Tramways and urban sustainability: examining the re-emergence of tramways from a historical and comparative perspective.

Ramirez, M, Clarke, I and Klerkx, L (2017) Analysing intermediary organisations and their influence on upgrading in emerging agricultural clusters  Environment and Planning A (DOI: 10.1177/0308518X17741316) ( ABS 4*)

Clarke I, Ramirez M (2014) "Intermediaries and capability building in 'emerging' clusters" Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy 32(4) 714 – 730 ( ABS 3*)

Clarke, I (2016) 'Range anxiety and Electric Vehicles: 'battery swapping' as an example of technological and business model experimentation' Conference paper (peer reviewed) presented at the SPRU 50th Anniversary Conference (University of Sussex, Sept 2016).

Clarke, I,  Ramirez, M et al (2015) Learning in Developing Economy Clusters: Comparing the Roles of Private and Non-Profit Intermediaries (Conference paper presented at SASE International Conference, London School of Economics, July 2015)

Clarke, I (2011) Learning in Developing Economy Clusters; The Role of Intermediary Organisations PhD Brunel Business School, University of Brunel

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