About Rajneesh Narula

Rajneesh Narula is the John H. Dunning Chair of International Business Regulation at the Henley Business School, University of Reading, UK. His research and consulting have focused on the role of multinational firms in development, innovation and industrial policy, R&D alliances and outsourcing. He has published over a 100 articles and chapters in books on these themes. He is currently an Editor of Journal of International Business Studies and Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Industrial Business and Economics.

He holds honorary appointments at United Nations University-MERIT, Norwegian School of Business, Oxford University, Simon Frasier University, and the University of Urbino. Prof. Narula was Editor-in-Chief of the European Journal of Development Research from 2009-2013, and Editor-in-Chief of Multinational Business Review from 2014-2016. In 2017, he was appointed an Honorary Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE). The honour is in recognition of his Services to Business Research. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce (FRSA) in 2015.

He is a regular commentator on business and economics issues on BBC World News, Sky News, TRT World, CGTN, as well as a variety of print and online publications. He regularly acts as a consultant and advisor to the European Commission, UNIDO, UNCTAD and the OECD, World Bank, as well as a variety of other international organisations, governments and consulting firms. He has previously held full-time appointments at the University of Oslo, Maastricht University and Copenhagen Business School.