Assistant Professor
Jarrod Ormiston


Universities & Institutions

  • Maastricht University

Areas of Interest

  • Social entrepreneurship
  • Impact investment
  • Social impact measurements
  • Refugee entrepreneurship
  • Indigenous entrepreneurship
  • Informal economy

Dr Jarrod Ormiston is Assistant Professor in Social Entrepreneurship in the Department of Organisation, Strategy and Entrepreneurship (OSE) at the School of Business and Economics, Maastricht University.

Jarrod’s teaching activities focus on social and sustainable entrepreneurship. His research focuses on supporting refugee entrepreneurs, working with social enterprises to enhance their impact, and understanding the role of emotions in entrepreneurship.

Jarrod’s PhD explored the role of impact assessment in social entrepreneurship and impact investment. His research interests include social entrepreneurship, impact investment, refugee entrepreneurship, and innovative research methods in entrepreneurship research.

Jarrod has worked as a consultant to the Australian Government, the OECD and United Nations on entrepreneurship and education.

Prior to his work at the Maastricht University, Jarrod worked as a lecturer at the University of Sydney, as an analyst in Growth Solutions at Deloitte and in various management roles in the Australian and Latin American nonprofit and education sectors.

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