Directors 

Prof Maurizio Zollo

Maurizio Zollo, 
Scientific Director 

Maurizio Zollo is Professor of Strategy & Sustainability at Imperial College Business School. His research looks at how business organisations learn to grow and adapt to environmental turbulence, and how managers can guide these evolutionary processes through the combined use of strategic growth initiatives and organisational change, innovation and learning processes. Before joining Imperial he held professorial posts at Bocconi University and INSEAD. He is a visiting professor at the Sloan School of Management and at Bocconi University, and has published over 50 academic papers, the findings from which have been featured in The Harvard Business Review, The Wall Street Journal and The Financial Times.

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Prof Lvio Scalvini

Livio Scalvini,
Executive Director 

Livio Scalvini is Executive Director of the Leonardo Centre and CEO and Co-founder of Golden for Impact, an international organisation developing alternative models of enterprise for economic and human value creation. Before joining Imperial College Business School, he was Professor in Entrepreneurial Finance at East Piedmont University. He was Global Director of Corporate Innovation for Intesa Sanpaolo, Italy’s leading banking group, and has held leadership roles in international financial institutions, with a focus on innovation, strategy and venture capital. He is author of publications on strategic planning and the dynamics of markets.

Core team

Yvonne Aftyka

Yvonne Aftyka

Centre Coordinator

Hana Amer - leonardo Centre, Fashion lab lead

Hana Amer

Sustainable Fashion Lab Lead

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Rossella Arcucci

Lecturer, Department of Earth Science & Engineering

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Valeria Berchicci

Valeria Berchicci

Researcher, Leadership Lab

Greg Brina - Communications Manager - Leonardo Centre

Greg Brina

Communications Manager

Frank Brueck

Frank Brueck

Leadership Lab Lead

Matteo Burato - Leonardo Centre on Business for Society

Matteo Burato

PhD Candidate

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Simone Cenci

Simone Cenci

Advanced Research Fellow/Data Scientist

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Llohann Dallagnol Speranca - Leonardo Centre on Business for Society

Llohann Dallagnol Speranca

Ibrat Djabbarov - Research Fellow Leonardo Centre on Business for Society

Ibrat Djabbarov

Research Fellow

Marina Gadkary

Marina Gadkary

Strategic Development Manager

Yee Lee - Leonardo Centre on Business for Society

Yee Lee

Tanya Popeau - Country Lab Lead, Leonardo Centre on Business for Society

Tanya Popeau

Country Lab Lead

Lucas Stocco Conde

Lucas Stocco

PhD Candidate

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Marek Rei

Lecturer, Department of Computing

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Yaoxi Shi

Yaoxi Shi

PhD Candidate

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Priyal Singh

Priyal Singh

PhD Candidate

Yvonne Zhang

Yvonne Zhang

Strategic Development Lead

Affiliates

Alessio di Capua

Alessio di Capua

Head of Development

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Christiane Bode

Christiane Bode

Assistant Professor of Strategy

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Sankalp Chaturvedi

Sankalp Chaturvedi

Professor of Organisational Behaviour & Leadership

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Erik Chavez

Erik Chavez

Research Fellow, Brevan Howard Centre for Financial Analysis

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Pelin Demirel

Senior Lecturer in Innovation and Enterprise, Dyson School of Design Engineering, Imperial College

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Audrey de Nazelle

Senior Lecturer, Centre for Environmental Policy

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Charles Donovan

Charles Donovan

Senior Economic Advisor, Impax Asset Management

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Aldo Faisal

Aldo Faisal

Reader in Neurotechnology, Associate Professor, Department of Bioengineering & Department of Computing

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Tim Green

Tim Green

Co-Director, Energy Futures Laboratory (EFL)

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Adam Hampshire

Reader, Computational, Cognitive and Clinical Neuroimaging Laboratory, Department of Brain Sciences, Imperial College

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Yiannis Kountouris

Lecturer in Economics and the Environment, Centre for Environmental Policy

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Renáta Kosová

Professor in Economics

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Michelle Rogan

Associate Professor of Strategy & Entrepreneurship

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Dr Joeri Rogelj

Joeri Rogelj

Lecturer in Climate Change and the Environment, The Grantham Institute for Climate Change

Aruna Sivakumar

Aruna Sivakumar

Senior Lecturer, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Lucia Specia

Chair in Natural Language Processing, Department of Computing

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Mike Tennant

Principal Teaching Fellow, Sustainability, Centre for Environmental Policy, Imperial College

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Wolfram Wiesemann

Professor of Analytics & Operations and Head of the Department of Analytics, Marketing & Operations

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