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Dr Mili Shrivastava

  • 01202 961690
  • mshrivastava at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
  • Senior Lecturer 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 PhD 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. Dr Mili was a visiting researcher at London School of Economics from Jan-June 2009 during her PhD at STICERD. Her research interests are in broadly in the areas of Entrepreneurial teams, Spinoffs, Green entrepreneurship and Women enterprise. She welcomes inquiries from prospective PhD applicants interested in conducting qualitative or quantitative research in the above areas.

Dr Mili has organised a conference on Women Entrepreneurs and Innovators at Bournemouth University in 2018 that brought together leading academic scholars and practitioners to BU. In 2017-18, she convened the start-up support program for prospective student entrepreneurs at the Bournemouth Business School.

Dr Mili is an alumnus of IIT Delhi and Miranda House College, Delhi University.


Journal Articles


  • 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

External Responsibilities

  • 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

  • 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)


  • 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,