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About The Speaker

Thomas Cooney is Professor of Entrepreneurship at Technological University Dublin, Academic Director of the Institute for Minority Entrepreneurship, Adjunct Professor at the University of Turku (Finland) and former Editor of the academic journal Small Enterprise Research.

In addition, he is a Fellow of the European Council for Small Business, a TedX Speaker and Policy Advisor to Governments, the European Commission, OECD, European Training Foundation and other international organisations. He has a strong publications record in the field of entrepreneurship and his 10th book, Research Handbook on Minority Entrepreneurship, is due for publication in 2020.

He is a director of several enterprises and additionally works with commercial and not-for-profit organisations in a variety of capacities. Full details of his academic career can be found at

ASTP ANNUAL CONFERENCE, May 21-23 2019, Dublin