Ekene Okwechime

PhD Student
I am currently a PhD student in the Department of Business Management. I have an MSc in Management from the University of Glasgow in Scotland and a BA (Hons) in History from the University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria. Most of my work experience has been in the financial services both in UK and Nigeria.


Creativity in Strategic Planning for Smart Cities


Professor David Edgar and Dr Peter Duncan

Department & Subject Group

Department of Business Management, Glasgow School for Business and Society



Specialisms & Interests

  • Organisational Creativity
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Strategic Management
  • Smart City Planning
  • Big Data and Data Driven Decision-Making

Professional Memberships & Activities

  • Academy of Management
  • British Academy of Management

Current Research

His doctoral thesis investigates through multiple case studies, the perception of stakeholders towards the potential impacts of big data on creative problem-solving for smart cities.