Peter Buckley
University of Leeds

Peter Buckley was principal consultant to UNCTAD’s World Investment Report 2011. He founded the Centre for International Business at the University of Leeds (CIBUL), one of the world’s leading research centres in International Business, and has carried out consultancy assignments for central government, local government, international bodies and leading companies. His current research interests center on the theory of the multinational firm, knowledge management in multinational firms, the international transfer of technology, the impact of foreign direct investment and foreign direct investment in China, and outward direct investment from emerging countries, particularly China and India. Peter was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) 2012 “for services to higher education, international business and research.”