Project Team

Yanqing Duan, University of Bedfordshire
Yanqing Duan is a professor of Information Systems. She received her BSc (Mechanical Engineering) and MSc
(Systems Engineering) from China Agricultural University and her PhD from Aston University, UK

Yanqing’s research includes the development, use and impact of emerging ICTs, the design and applications of online decision
support and e-learning tools. She has been the principal applicant for a number of EU funded projects on training needs
identification and development of web-based training tools to enhance knowledge and improve skills for managers and

phone 00-44-(01)1582743134

Yongmei Bentley, University of Bedfordshire
Yongmei Bentley is Principal Lecturer in Logistics. She received her MSc in Marketing Management and PhD in
Information Systems Management from the University of Bedfordshire, UK

Yongmei has worked on several EU-funded projects with colleagues and partners from Europe and China. The projects
include: creating entrepreneurs in agri-food businesses, supply-chain management, applications of ICTs, and course

phone 00-44-(01)1582749085

Patricia Wilson, University of Bedfordshire

Patricia has 40 years business experience in corporate, public and privately owned small business. Key skills areas
include operations management and process improvement.
In 2003 founded a small award winning consultancy practice working with start-ups and small business owners
and teams improving operational performance. Start Up support and career transition from corporate positions to
starting a venture have been a key service offering. Patricia’s calm approach is valued by business owners who are
skilled in their area of expertise but lacking in business knowledge or training.
In 2009 joined the University as a Visiting Lecturer at the time of the first February delivery of the BA (Hons)
Business Management. Now employed as a full time, Senior Tutor, Patricia is Acting Portfolio Lead for Business
Management and Business Studies degree courses, which is delivered in multiple locations. The main areas of
interest are in retention and progression of students on these courses.
Patricia delivers first year business units, a second year specialist unit, Entrepreneurship and Leadership of
Business Ventures and supports final year students with Dissertation supervision. As part of the Innovation and
Enterprise Department Innovation Bridge work Patricia has delivered funded consultancy to local small business
in the local area.
Patricia is on the Board of Trustees of Active Luton, Luton’s leading sport and leisure trust whose remit is to
improve the lives of Luton’s residents. Aside from general support, assists with the marketing and HRM sub

phone 00-44-(01)234793412

Olena Iarmosh, Simon Kuznets Kharkiv National University of Economics
Olena Iarmosh is a Deputy Dean of Faculty of Consulting and International Business, Associate Professor of International Business and Economic Analysis Department, Simon Kuznets Kharkiv National University of Economics, PhD of Physics and Mathematics from the A. Podgorny Institute for Mechanical Engineering Problems of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

Olena get involved in different social and cultural projects such us “Hub of social activities”, “Culture Line”, “Day of
Music”, “Feeling Blues Festival” etc. Last two years she was a member of the Expert Council of the City Competition for
Students’ Projects “Kharkiv is the City of Youth Initiatives”. Olena is a Enactus students’ team coach for 7 years (Enactus –
the world’s largest experiential learning platform dedicated to creating a better world while developing the next generation of entrepreneurial leaders and social innovators).

phone +380676079000

Roman Nesterenko, Ukrainian Engineering Pedagogics Academy
Director of the Educational and Scientific Center of Innovative Educational Technologies of Ukrainian Engineering Pedagogics Academy

Director of Bureau of Entrepreneurship Development of Economic faculty NTU KhPI (2009-2017), Trainer of the education portal “Innovation Skills Laboratory”, Trainer of the module “Marketing Strategies” for the corporate MBA “Ukrainian beer company” (UBC group), Coordinator and Trainer of the unit “Organization of marketing activities” in the PDs program “Marketing Leadership”

phone +380674213315