Dr. Stephanie Hussels
Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship & Director
Stephanie has a passion for early stage and growth companies. Her current research focuses on entrepreneurial resilience and business survival. Moreover, Stephanie has written several prize winning case studies and is now frequently asked to teach and speak about case writing and teaching.
As part of her role at Cranfield Stephanie is the Director of the FT MBA and runs the venture capital module on the full-time and executive MBA. She has been the lead organiser of Cranfield VentureDay, the annual conference for Cranfield's extended network of entrepreneurs, investors, and advisors for many years. More recently she was appointed Co-Director of the Business Growth & Development Programme (BGP), the longest established owner-manager programme in the country. She is also the Director of the Cranfield Business Growth Club which has more than 80 members. Besides working with entrepreneurs, Stephanie works with charities and corporates on how to encourage and implement intrapreneurship.
Stephanie has been an invited member of the judging panel for the National Business Awards, the Great British Entrepreneur Awards, and the Case Centre Awards Competition. She is also an external mentor at JLAB, the John Lewis incubator.