Directors 

Maurizio Zollo

Maurizio Zollo, 
Scientific Director 

Maurizio Zollo is Professor of Strategy and 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.

Livio 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

Christine Hemingway

Christine Hemingway

Research Fellow
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Rafael Calvo

Chair in Engineering Design
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Uzoma Ojike

Visiting Researcher
Vincenzo Vastola

Vincenzo Vastola

Research Fellow
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Sam Tang

Research Fellow
Virginia Harris

Virginia Harris

Executive Assistant

Affiliates

Christiane Bode

Christiane Bode

Research Affiliate
Dr Renata Kosova

Renáta Kosová

Associate Professor in Economics
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Erik Chavez

Research Fellow
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Celia Moore

Jonathan Pinto

Jonathan Pinto

Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior and Negotiations
Dr Paolo Taticchi

Paolo Taticchi

Academic Director Global & Student Experiences
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Aruna Sivakumar

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Pelin Demirel

Wolfram Wiesemann

Wolfram Wiesemann

Professor of Analytics & Operations
Sankalp Chaturvedi

Sankalp Chaturvedi

Associate Professor of Organisational Behaviour and Leadership
Erkko Autio

Erkko Autio

Chair in Technology Transfer and Entrepreneurship
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Michelle Rogan

Mirabelle Muuls

Mirabelle Muûls

Assistant Professor in Economics

Research Committee

Dr Ileana Stigliani

Ileana Stigliani

Associate Professor of Design and Innovation
Mark Kennedy

Mark Kennedy

Associate Professor and Director, Imperial Business Analytics
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Adam Hampshire

Researcher
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Rafael Calvo

Chair in Engineering Design