“Vassilios Stouraitis is a Lecturer in International Business and Management at Glasgow Caledonian University in the UK and an Agri-business Consultant with the the United Nations in Rome. Specializing in small- and medium-sized enterprises and exporting, he holds a PhD from the University of Reading, an Msc in Development studies from the University College London and an MBA and Bsc from the University of Kent. He has worked in development and international business for the United Nations and European Commission (DG Enterprise and Industry) and is also a published author in international business strategy. His academic interests include SMEs, internationalization,¬†exporting, value chain analysis and agri-business smallholders”