Professor David Gibson

  • Professor of Practice in Entrepreneurship
  • Institute of Business, Industry and Leadership
  • Business
Professor David Gibson


I am professor of practice in entrepreneurship, I'm also part of the institute of business leadership and industry and an honoury fellow of the institute of enterprise and Entrepreneurship and a national teaching fellow with the leadership foundation You have my publications record Professor David Gibson OBE


I have written five books including the award winning " Efactor" in 2006 published published by Pearson Education and endorsed by the President of the United States of America.
I have wifi item for further books including the streetwise guide to running your own business (Pearson Education) and have two more which will be published in January 2020
I have published over thirty research papers and my entrepreneurial competence model is now used throughout the world including by the government of China
I was a full time a Entrepreneur for fifteen years.

Recent external roles

I am best known for embedding Entrepreneurship at Queens University Belfast and Liverpool John Moores University winning numerous national and a International awards.
I was given the award of" most innovative educator in the uk" in 2012 by The Higher Education Academy the times Higher Education Entrepreneurial University of the year award twice.

At Ljmu my enterprise work with staff and industry won the enterprising Britain award.
The EEC entrepreneurial skills award and the "outstanding Global Program "Award from the United States Association of Entrepreneurship Education.
My two new books will be "The Entrepreneurial Executive" and " The Efactor start up model"