Associate Professor at LUT Business School

Adjunct Professor of International Business at Turku School of Economics


  • Associate Preofssor at LUT Business School
  • Published 80th peer-reviewed scientific publication
  • Post-Doctoral Researcher and Associate Professor at LUT School of Business
  • Visisting Scholar (Uninversidad EAFIT) and Visiting Lecturer (Turku School of Economics)
  • Project Manager / PI of externally funded projects "Boosting the Internationalization of Cleantech SMEs (BICS)" and "Go East"
    Visiting Scholar (University of Southern Denmark)





Lasse Torkkeli

D.Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.)


Expert on International growth of small and medium-sized enterprises [1]





  • Visiting Fellow at Department of Business Administration, TalTech
  • Principal Lecturer (Yliopettaja) at LAB University of Applied Sciences
  • MSc. in Future Business Operations Management (XAMK)
  • Published 50th peer-reviewed scientific publication
  • Guest edited several special issues in Small Entrepreneurship Research, Sustainability
  • Member of the Editorial Board, Business Growth Insights
  • Academic Director at LUT Schoolf of Business and Management
  • Manager of the IBEM researrch group
  • Adjunct Professor of International Business and Turku school of economics
  • Evaluator for European Science Foundation
  • Member of the Editorial Advisory Group, Cambridge University Scholars


 [1] The most frequently published author in ISI- and Scopus-ranked journals on the topic of SME internationalization (December 2023).