David joined Brunel University Business School in September 2017 as a Lecturer in Sustainability and Global Value Chains from Bournemouth University where he served as a Research Fellow. Before joining Bournemouth University, David was a User Experience Researcher on the DFID funded Internet Portals Evaluation Project in Ghana, Nigeria, Tanzania and Uganda. He holds a PhD in International Development. Prior to pursuing his PhD studies, David worked as a researcher at Institute of Statistical Social and Economic Research (ISSER), University of Ghana, and also taught Enterprise Development at Ho Technical University, Ghana. He has also worked as a consultant for various international organisations including the World Bank, United Nations Development Programme, and Food and Agricultural Organisation. His recent research has appeared in journals such as:Technological Forecasting and Social Change, R and D Management, Science and Public Policy, Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, The International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and Project Management journal.
Pathway Leader: International Business (Post Graduate)
Member: Misconduct and Professional Suitability Board
Newest selected publications
Damoah, IS., Akwei, CA., Amoako, IO. and Botchie, D. (2018) 'Corruption as a Source of Government Project Failure in Developing Countries: Evidence from Ghana'. Project Management Journal. ISSN: 8756-9728
Sarpong, D., Tjong-A-Hung, I. and Botchie, D. (2018) 'Breaking new grounds: Deployment of electronic data capture (EDC) for clinical trials in China'. Strategic Change, 27 (3). pp. 257 - 265.
Sarpong, D., Botchie, D. and Dey, B. (2018) 'From marginal to mainstream: The revival, transformation and boom of plant medicine'. Science and Public Policy. ISSN: 1471-5430 Open Access Link
Sarpong, D., Bi, J. and Botchie, D. (Accepted) 'In direct breach of managerial edicts: A practice approach to creative deviance in professional service firms'. R&D Management. ISSN: 0033-6807 Open Access Link
Atiase, VY., Mahmood, S., Wang, Y. and Botchie, D. (2017) 'Developing entrepreneurship in Africa: investigating critical resource challenges'. Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development.Open Access Link