Peter J Buckley, OBE, FBA, is Professor of International Business and the Founder Director of the Centre for International Business, University of Leeds (CIBUL). He is the Founder Director of the Business Confucius Institute at the University of Leeds and Cheung Kong Scholar Chair Professor in the University of International Business and Economics (UIBE), Beijing. From 2002 – 2004 Peter was President of the Academy of International Business.
Mark Casson is Professor of Economics at the University of Reading and the Henley Business School and is Director of the Centre for Institutions and Economic History. His recent books include The Entrepreneur in History, also published by Palgrave.