Dr Ileana Stigliani is Associate Professor of Design and Innovation in the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Department at Imperial College Business School. She teaches managers and entrepreneurs to solve business issues and find entrepreneurial opportunities by applying the design process. Her research focuses on how material artefacts and practices influence cognitive processes in organisations.
Dr Mark Kennedy is an Associate Professor and Director of Imperial Business Analytics. His research focuses on the emergence of new markets and industries by exploring the origins and dynamics of categories and social ontologies. Dr Kennedy was formerly a Principal in the management consulting unit of Computer Sciences Corporation and a software engineer and product manager for a Santa Clara, CA-based startup. As a consultant, Dr Kennedy had served clients in technology, healthcare and entertainment on issues at the intersection of strategy, leadership, and organisational change.
Dr Adam Hampshire is Senior Lecturer in the Computational, Cognitive and Clinical Neuroimaging Laboratory in the Department of Medicine’s Division of Brain Sciences at Imperial College London. His research focuses on how task active networks in the human brain support key aspects of cognition. He has a particular interest in the potential applications of technologies to cognitive testing and training in the home such as apps and websites that can assess large-scale cohorts, track clinical populations longitudinally, or deliver cognitive training regimes.
Maurizio Zollo is Professor of Strategy, Innovation and Sustainability, and the Scientific Director of the Leonardo Centre.
His research aims to understand 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. He directs two research programmes: the GOLDEN (Global Organizational Learning and Development Network) for Impact programme and a programme on the neuroscience of innovation and sustainability decisions.
Before joining Imperial College in 2019, he served on the faculties of Bocconi University and INSEAD. He is a Visiting Professor at the Sloan School of Management of MIT and has a similar position at Bocconi University. He holds a PhD in management from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a laurea degree in monetary economics from Bocconi University. Before starting his academic career, he was a strategy consultant at McKinsey & Co. and investment banker at Merrill Lynch in New York.
Livio Scalvini is Executive Director of Leonardo Centre.
He has previously served as an executive level leader in top European banks and has over 25 years of international experience in entrepreneurship, innovation, social impact, venture and corporate venture capital, strategy, marketing and investment banking. Livio has developed several collaborative platforms between academia and the private sector. He is co-founder and CEO of GOLDEN (Global Organizational Learning and Development Network) for Impact.
Christine A. Hemingway
Christine A. Hemingway is a Research Fellow at the Leonardo Centre.
Her research is geared around the potential for integrating the social, natural and economic environments, focusing on the personal motivations and values that can drive the sustainability agenda within organisations and the development of responsible leaders and managers. She is the author of Corporate Social Entrepreneurship: Integrity Within (Cambridge University Press, 2013) and her insights have been published in the Journal of Business Ethics, as well as cited widely in other publications. Previously, Christine worked in various consumer industries as a marketing manager for blue-chip multi-national corporations.
Vincenzo Vastola is a Research Fellow at the Leonardo Centre, Imperial College Business School. His research focuses on strategic questions related to transition towards more sustainable enterprise models. His is studying the micro-foundations of sustainability strategies and the performance implications of behavioural adaptations to corporate sustainability.
Prior to joining Imperial College Business School, he was a post-doctoral researcher at Bocconi University of Milan in the Department of Management and Technology.
Christiane Bode is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Management and Technology at Bocconi University, Milan. Her research focuses on the micro-processes underlying the corporate social engagement of firms. Christiane has BA in Economics and Psychology from New York University (NYU), MSc in International Relations from the London School of Economics (LSE) and PhD in Strategy from INSEAD.
Renáta Kosová is an Associate Professor of Economics in the Department of Management at Imperial College Business School. Her research concentrates on the areas of applied industrial organisation and international economics and business. She joined Imperial College Business School in 2013.
Erik Chavez is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Environmental Policy, Imperial College London. His research activity focuses in the areas of climate dynamics, risk modelling, supply chain analysis and agricultural development. He worked for 6 years as a short-term consultant of the Agricultural Risk Management Team at the World Bank. He is the winner of the 2015 Lloyd’s Science of Risk Prize in the “big data and analytics” category and is a member the Aspen Institute Food Security Strategy Group, and the UK-US Taskforce on Extreme Weather and Global Food System.