Natasha Hashimi

Department: Business, Management and Law

Office/Location: 1.30D, Ogmore Building, Cardiff School of Management, Llandaff Campus

Telephone: +44 (0)29 2020 5761


Staff Overview

Natasha has been working on developing enterprise education both inside and outside the curriculum since 2006. Natasha is passionate about innovative, applied, student-centred curriculum design. She believes that industry should always be in the classroom, giving students the opportunity to shape their own learning journey through application of theory to industry, via innovative and authentic assessment methods.

Natasha worked for Research and Innovation Services at Cardiff Met for nine years where she set up and managed the Centre for Entrepreneurship, which delivers a suite of extra-curricular enterprise education programmes, as well as supporting business start-ups. The Centre won a Guardian Education Award for excellence in Enterprise Education in 2015 for its programmes and engagement with local businesses and community.

Natasha has also managed a number of Welsh Government funded projects including the South East Wales Higher Education Entrepreneurship Regional Hub, partners of which include Cardiff University, University South Wales and the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.

Natasha joined Cardiff School of Management in 2015, where she has taught across departments, developing the enterprise education provision. Natasha has also designed and validated the BA (Hons) Applied Entrepreneurship and innovation Management degree, the first programme of its kind in Wales, which she is now Programme Director for.


​Natasha has taught across a number of departments within the School of Management predominantly within undergraduate programmes. She has led modules including Business Development and Finance (L5), Final year Enterprise Project (L6) and Applied Entrepreneurship and Business Development (L6).

Natasha finds supervising final year projects always a privilege. The journey for any final year project is always exciting but when it is a potential business start-up, and you can witness the passion and commitment a student has for their business idea grow, that is something special. It is very rewarding to be a part of any student’s start-up business, but especially when it leads a student onto the next chapter of their lives after university.


​The focus of Natasha’s current Doctorate of Management degree is on Entrepreneurial Wellbeing.

Previous research includes entrepreneurship educations accessibility for students with disabilities and social inclusion.

Key Publications

​Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Education: Guidance for UK Higher Education Providers (2018)

Other Projects and activities

​South East Wales Regional Higher Education Hub
Welsh Government​
​Entrepreneurship Shadowing Programme
​Welsh Government
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