Natalia Vershinina

CeFEO Affiliated Professor

Professor of Entrepreneurship
Audencia Business School

Natalia Vershinina is a Full Professor of Entrepreneurship at Audencia Business School in Nantes, France. She started her academic career at Leicester Business School, De Montfort University and also worked for University of Birmingham in the UK.

Natalia has researched how entrepreneurship intersects with ethnicity, gender, class and family business contexts and her latest work is on effect of regulation on small firms; impact of online communities for development of confidence and legitimacy amongst women; and finally transitions to self-employment and entrepreneurship of women in couples.

She is currently a Chair of the ECSB Gender and Entrepreneurship Special Interest Group, a member of British Academy of Management Council and a great supporter and trustee of ISBE.

She is an Associate Editor for Journal of Business Research, Entrepreneurship and Regional Development, and International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior Research.
She is an Editorial Reviewer Board Member for Academy of Management Perspectives and Journal of Management Studies.

Morever, Natalia has been Guest Edited several Special Issues on Entrepreneurship, Migration and Gender.