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Dr Nuno Arroteia

Job: Senior Lecturer

Faculty: Business and Law

School/department: Leicester Castle Business School

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH

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Personal profile

I have extensive industry experience in managerial roles at multinational companies such as Arthur Andersen, Deloitte, UEFA, and Carglass. I am a serial Angel investor with a portfolio across a diverse range of sectors (ICT, creative industries, life sciences, industrial production). I have been involved in teaching management accounting and international business for undergraduate and postgraduate programs.

Publications and outputs 

Refereed papers and Books

Okoli, J., Arroteia, N.,and Barish, O. (2019). Piloting a portfolio of experiential learning activities for international business students. Journal of Teaching in International Business. (

Arroteia, N., & Hafeez, K. (2019). Assessing the Impact of Social Structures in International Opportunity Recognition: A Case Study of Brazilian Technology Firms. In M. Haddoud, A-K. Onjewu, & P. Jones (Eds.), International Entrepreneurship in Emerging Markets: Nature, Drivers, Barriers and Determinants (Vol. 10, pp. (In-press)). (Contemporary Issues in Entrepreneurship Research; Vol. 10). Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

Arroteia, N., Curran, R., Blesa, A., Ripollés, M., & Musteen, M. (2018). Global board games project: a cross-border entrepreneurship experiential learning initiative. In G. Mulholland, & J. Turner (Eds.), Enterprising Education in UK Higher Education: Challenges for Theory and Practice (1 ed.). (Routledge Studies in Entrepreneurship). London: Routledge.

Musteen, M., Curran, R., Arroteia, N., Ripollés, M., & Blesa, A. (2018). A Community of Practice Approach to Teaching International Entrepreneurship. Administrative Sciences, 8(4), [56].

Santos, L. L., Gomes, C., Arroteia, N. (2010). Management accounting practices in the Portuguese lodgings industry. European Journal of Tourism, Hospitality, and Recreation, 1(1), 110–125.

Santos, L. L., Gomes, C., Arroteia, N. (2011). Management accounting techniques used by the Portuguese Lodging Industry. Portuguese Accountants Magazine, 135.


Arroteia, N., & Bhatta, B. (2018). Startup Finance: The Secrets to the Profitable Startup Discover What You've Been Missing! (Startup Finance). Dundee: Startup Finance Limited.

Conference Papers

Curran, R., Musteen, M., Blesa, A., Ripollés, M., & Arroteia, N. (2018). Unraveling the recognition of international opportunities through a Community of Practice in the classroom. Paper presented at Research in Entrepreneurship and Small Business , Toledo, Spain.

Schwob, A., Avramenko, A., Brodie, A., & Arroteia, N. (2018). Technologized situated partnering practice: Leveraging interobjective representations of technology in use to foster learning culture. Poster session presented at Learning Through Co-Design, Abertay's Teaching and Learning Enhancement Conference, Dundee, United Kingdom.

Musteen, M., Arroteia, N., Curran, R., Blesa, A., & Ripollés, M. (2018). Teaching International Business through Experience: Global Board Game Project. Poster session presented at AIB 2018 Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, United States.

Musteen, M., Arroteia, N., Curran, R., Blesa, A., & Ripollés, M. (2018). Growing international entrepreneurs without leaving the classroom: the role of platforms for cross-border collaboration. Poster session presented at 4th Annual California Entrepreneurship Educators Conference, San Diego, United States.

Arroteia, N., & Hafeez, K. (2017). How globalized supply chains contribute to the growth of regional clusters?. Abstract from Seminar on Creative Cultural Industries and Higher Education, Ankara, Turkey.

Hafeez, K., & Arroteia, N. (2017). Measuring the spill over effects of creative industries. Abstract from Seminar on Creative Cultural Industries and Higher Education, Ankara, Turkey.

Hafeez, K., & Arroteia, N. (2017). The role of networks in the internationalisation decisions of start-ups. Paper presented at 21st McGill International Entrepreneurship Conference, Galway, Ireland.

Arroteia, N., & MacEachen, C. (2017). Abertay Enterprise Framework: business awareness beyond subject learning. Paper presented at 3rd International Enhancement in Higher Education Conference, Glasgow, United Kingdom.

Arroteia, N., & Hafeez, K. (2017). The rise of technolatinas: measuring the determinants of iternationalization for the Brazilian technology start-ups. Paper presented at Paris School of Business’s Symposium and Doctoral Workshop on Entrepreneurship Research, Paris, France.

Research interests/expertise

International business, international entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial finance

Areas of teaching

International business, business planning, entrepreneurial finance, supply chain management, management accounting


BA (Hons) PgDip MSc PhD FHEA

Membership of professional associations and societies

Higher Education Academy (UK)

Consultancy work

National Association of Metallurgical and Electronic Industries (ANEME) (2015). Competitive Advantages and a Methodology towards Implementing a Management Innovation System on SMEs. ANEME, Lisbon (Portugal).

Habitat Sustainability Skills Center (CCSH) (2014). Pilot Program for Innovation Management in the Real Estate Sector., Coimbra (Portugal).

Industry Association of Aveiro District /AIDA (2014). Good Practices of Industrial Property Policies. AIDA, Aveiro (Portugal).

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