Dr. Nasiru Taura is a visiting Senior Visiting Fellow in the Department of Management Science Coal City. He is currently a senior Lecturer of Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Bournemouth University, Bournemouth, United Kingdom.

He is highly experienced in entrepreneurial process management, strategic innovation management, as well as design management and the unit leader for Entrepreneurial Mind Option of Innovation Management & Entrepreneurship. He obtained Masters in Management & Finance from Southampton Solent University, United Kingdom and PhD in Entrepreneurship & Innovation Management from Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Prior to joining Bournemouth University, Dr. Nasiru Taura worked as an Associate Lecturer at Southampton Solent University UK where he taught Finance and aspect of Entrepreneurial Finance.

Taura is extensively published in a number of peer reviewed publication in entrepreneurship & innovation, with significant expertise in theory building, quantitative & qualitative analysis in addition to several papers presented at leading Entrepreneurship and Innovation conferences around the world, Taura is the founder of PAICA Global a platform to help support African start-ups through online diaspora courses, access to crowd-funding, banks and investor networks, and providing links to appropriate mentors and like-minded businesses. He is a Fellow of Higher Education Academy and Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, UK. Email: ntaura@ccu.edu.ng.