Alex Nicholls

Dr Alex Nicholls is Professor of Social Entrepreneurship within the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. His research interests range across several key areas within social entrepreneurship and social innovation, including: social finance and social impact investing; the nexus of relationships between accounting, accountability and governance; public and social policy contexts; and Fair Trade.

As the first staff member of the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship in 2004, Alex has helped the Centre develop a global profile in researching and teaching social entrepreneurship. He is also the General Editor of the Journal of Social Entrepreneurship, the leading academic journal in the field.