Professor Kiran Trehan, Director of External Engagement, Professor of Leadership and Enterprise Development, University of Birmingham.
Kiran Trehan is Professor of Leadership and Enterprise Development, Director of External Engagement, and Head of subject group Entrepreneurship and Local Economy at Birmingham University. Kiran is a key contributor to debates on leadership, Enterprise development and diversity. Kiran has led a number of leadership, enterprise and business support initiatives and extensively published a number of journal articles, policy reports, books and book chapters in the field. Professor Trehan’ s work has been supported by grants from a full range of research funding bodies; including the Economic and Social Research Councils and Arts Humanities Research councils, government departments, regional and local agencies and the private sector. Professor Trehan has also taken up national advisory roles that shape debates and policy in leadership Diversity. She is also Vice President at the Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship [ISBE] and visiting professor at Lancaster University. Kiran is currently part of Andy Street’s Mayoral Leadership Commission in the West Midlands.