Marta Berent-Braun is an Associate Professor at the Center for Entrepreneurship. Her current research includes topics of sustainable entrepreneurship, successful business transfer and governance in (family) firms.
In June 2010 she defended her Ph.D. dissertation, supervised by prof. dr. Lorraine M. Uhlaner, entitled “Does ownership matter? Ownership dynamics, ownership social capital and responsible ownership in private firms”. The research is aimed at providing insight into the dynamics of ownership in the closely-held firm, especially its antecedents and consequences for the operating business, assets of the owning group as well as community-at-large. 
Marta received her Master’s Degree in Economics & Business, specializing in Entrepreneurship, at Erasmus University Rotterdam (the Netherlands) as well as a Master’s Degree in Management & Marketing, at University of Lodz (Poland). Between 2004 and 2006 she was employed by Pekao S.A., one of the largest banks in Poland.