Mili Shrivastava

Dr Mili Shrivastava

  • 01202 961690
  • mshrivastava at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
  • Principal Academic in Strategy
  • Executive Business Centre EB401, Bournemouth University, 89 Holdenhurst Road, Bournemouth, BH8 8EB
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Dr. Mili Shrivastava joined Bournemouth University after completing her Ph.D. from the University of Jena in Germany on a scholarship from the German Science Foundation and the Max Planck Institute of Economics. Professors Uwe Cantner and David Audretsch supervised her dissertation. During her Ph.D., Mili was a visiting researcher at the London School of Economics at STICERD ( Suntory and Toyota International Centre for Economics and Related Disciplines). Before Ph.D. in Germany, Mili studied Mathematics at Miranda House College, Delhi University, and IIT Delhi, specialising in Applied Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence.

Dr. Mili works in the areas of Sustainability, Circular Economy, Green entrepreneurship, Green Strategies, Inclusivity, Women and technology, and Women's enterprise. At Bournemouth University, Mili initiated and co-founded the Centre for Sustainable Business Transformations and currently serves as Deputy Head of the Centre. She has published in leading peer-reviewed ABS-ranked journals, reputed media outlets, and policy evidence...



Journal Articles


  • Shrivastava, M., 2021. Women Tech Entrepreneurship in India. In: Michaela, M., Sara, P. and Lene, F., eds. Women's Entrepreneurship in STEM Disciplines: Issues and Perspectives. Springer, 61-73.


  • Shrivastava, M. and Tamvada, J.P., 2020. Does Greening Differentially Impact Firms Across Growth Trajectories? In: British Aacdemy of Management Conference 3-6 September 2019 Aston Business School, Birmingham, UK.
  • Shrivastava, M., 2019. Women Entrepreneurship in High-tech Sectors. In: Women Entrepreneurs and Innovators-Insights from Research and Practice 18 July 2018 Bournemouth University.
  • Shrivastava, M. and Tamvada, J.P., 2015. Does it pay to be green for start-ups? In: Demirel, P. and Rentocchini, F., eds. Born to be green: The economics and management of green start-ups 21-22 May 2015 Winchester.
  • Shrivastava, M. and Tamvada, J.P., 2011. Entrepreneurial Teams, Optimal Team Size, and Founder Exits. In: Academy of Management Conference 18-21 August 2011 San Antonio.

Internet Publications

Profile of Teaching PG

  • Managing People
  • Supply, Chain and Markets

Profile of Teaching UG

  • Starting a Business
  • Simulated Business Exercise
  • Strategic Management
  • Managing Innovation
  • Strategic Management Online Unit
  • Global Sustainability and Cross Cultural Challenges

Invited Lectures

  • 04 May 2022 more
  • Supporting and Engaging Women in STEM in Higher Ed, Higher Education Conference, 04 May 2022 more
  • 05 Mar 2022 more


  • Ethnic Women Empowerment through skills Development (Charity Impact Fund, Bournemouth University Business School, 01 Mar 2020). Completed
  • Tech Women Entrepreneurship (Faculty of Management, Bournemouth University, 01 Jul 2019). Completed
  • Women in Tech Entrepreneurship (QR Funding, Faculty of Management, Bournemouth University, 01 Feb 2018). Completed

External Responsibilities

  • Nature Portfolio Journal Humanities and Social Sciences Communication, Editorial Board (2022-)
  • Sustainability Journal, Topic editor (2020-)
  • Bloom Finance Group CIC, Advisor (2019-)
  • ipowerz, Advisor (2015-)
  • British Academy of Management, Reviewer
  • European Academy of Management, Reviewer

Internal Responsibilities

  • Lead, Hacking for Sustainability Project Business Studies L6
  • Teach BU Mentor, Teach BU
  • Link Tutor, BU Partnership Programs
  • Programme Leader for Level H, BABS UG Programme

Public Engagement & Outreach Activities

  • Organising a Leadership and Innovation Workshop for Trustees of Indian Cultural Association of Dorset
  • Invited to judge entries from year 9 and year 10 school girls for STEAM challenge of Soroptimist
  • Invited to develop policy brief on Circular Economy and Global Apparel Sector, Centre of Responsible Business India
  • A project on empowering women of ethinic minority groups: Bournemouth University and the Indian Cultural Association in Dorset (ICAD) colloboration through the charity impact program.
  • Invited to develop policy briefs on food waste management in India, Centre of Responsible Business India

Conference Presentations

  • 4th India Global Summit in collaboration with the India Centre at University of Southampton, Chaired Session on Educating the Next Billion, 28 Jun 2020, University of Southhampton
  • Covid 19 & Its Impacts on Food Loss and Waste: A Multi-stakeholder Dialogue'', 19 Jun 2020, Centre of responsible Business, Delhi, India


  • Senior Fellowship of Higher Education Academy in Education (SrHEA, 2019)
  • HEA Fellow in Teaching (HEA Academy, 2017)
  • PhD in Economics (Max Planck Institute of Economics and University of Jena, Germany, 2011)


  • You are Brilliant Award- Student Union Bournemouth University (2021)
  • You are Brilliant Award- Student Union Bournemouth University (2019)
  • Best paper award (Kauffman Foundation, 2011)
  • PhD Scholarship (Max Planck Institute of Economics, 2010)
  • Selected young economist at the 3rd Lindau Meeting of Noble Prize Winners in Economics Meeting , Lindau, Germany (2008)
  • PhD Scholarship (German Science Foundation, 2006)
  • Charity Impact Project Grant, BU 2019
  • EPSRC Impact Accleration Grant on Resilient EV charging Network Expansion, July 2016
  • Research in Women Entrepreneurship, QR Funding, Faculty of Management 2018, Completed.


  • British Academy of Management, Member,