I am a full-time PhD student in Small Business Research Centre. Previously, I received my MA degree from the Department of Music and The Creative Economy in Kingston Business School. I also have a musical background and hold a BA degree in Music from Ege University, Turkey. My research interest encompasses musical entrepreneurship, small music businesses, digitisation, creativity and innovation in music. Before joining PhD programme in Kingston Business School, I worked in the music industry as a freelance recording-stage session musician and taught music in various community centres for about 12 years.