Chris Corbishley has led business transformation efforts across a number of high-growth ventures, operating in the UK and internationally. Alongside his consulting activities, he has worked closely with the London Stock Exchange ELITE programme, which provides the founders, CEOs and executive teams of the UK’s fastest growing companies with a tailored portfolio of business support tools and education services. His current research interests include economic cluster formation and the organisational determinants of SME growth.
An advocate of the case study method and experiential learning, his teaching experience includes the IB Launchpad competition, Global MBA, and MBA Innovation Challenges, as well as assisting in the delivery of Corporate Finance, Business Valuation & Modelling and Venture Capital Finance electives. With a scholarship from the Economics and Social Research Council, his PhD research focussed on the governance and coordination of healthcare and energy services in low-cost markets, during which time he was a Visiting Researcher at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and Singapore's Lee Kong Chian School of Business. He has published with the Grantham Institute on climate mitigation investments and is a Research Associate at Imperial's new Centre for Climate Finance and Investment.
He has a 1st class degree in History from King's College London and a Master's from Imperial College Business School. He writes for the LSE Review of Books, provides mentorship on the CFA Research Challenge and HERA (Her Equality, Rights and Autonomy). In a previous life, he worked as a foreign news journalist, and in the digital arm of the WPP advertising group.