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Dr Allan Discua Cruz

Senior Lecturer

Allan Discua Cruz

The Management School



Tel: +44 1524 510722

PhD supervision

Main topics include entrepreneurial families in business, entrepreneurial teams, habitual and portfolio entrepreneurship, entrepreneurship in developing economies, and family entrepreneuring.


Dr. Allan Discua Cruz is Senior Lecturer in the area of entrepreneurship. He is the Director of the Centre for Family Business at LUMS. He is also a member of the Pentland Centre for Sustainability in Business. He is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA). He is associate editor of Entrepreneurship and Regional Development, the European Journal of Family Business and the Journal of Family Business Management. He is co-editor of the Journal of Evolutionary Studies in Business and member of the editorial board of Innovare and the International Small Business Journal.


Current Research

Portfolio entrepreneurship, family business groups, entrepreneurial teams, families in business, religion and family business dynamics, sustainability practices of famiy businesses.

Current Teaching

Entrepreneurship and Family Business modules at the undergraduate and graduate level

Professional Role

Member Pentland Centre for Sustainability in Business

Equal Opportunities/Disabilities representative


A.S Computer Science (Hocking College, USA), BscEng (UNITEC, Honduras), MBA (UNH, USA), MMM (McGill University, Canada), PgDip (Vaxjo Universitet, Sweden/ UAB, Spain), PhD (Lancaster University, UK) 

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