Imperial College London

Dr Esther Canonico

Business School

Senior Teaching Fellow-Leadership & Organisational Behaviour



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Dr. Esther Canonico is a Spanish lecturer and researcher, working at Imperial College Business School. She holds a PhD in Organisational Behaviour from London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), an MBA from London Business School (LBS) and a PGCert Higher Education.

Before joining Imperial College in 2021, she has taught at LSE, LBS and ECSP Business School over a span of 10 years. Her research interests include work-life interface, flexible working practices, and diversity in the workplace. She is particularly interested in understanding the mechanisms that prevent diversity in the workplace and the effectiveness of organisational practices that help promoting it. Her research in teleworking has received attention in the UK media, having been featured in the Financial Times, the Guardian and the BBC. She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a member of several UK and international organisations such as the Gender and Diversity in Organizations Division of the Academy of Management, and the Work and Family Researchers Network.

Dr. Canonico has management experience in the telecom and financial sectors. Prior to starting work in academia in 2011, she was with British Telecom for a decade, holding several senior management positions in transformation programme management, business development and strategic partnership management. Before BT, she was a member of the team that created enba, an internet start-up which provided innovative retail financial services in the UK. Dr. Canonico started and built her professional career in French, Spanish and U.S. corporates in the financial sector.



Basile K, Beauregard TA, Canonico-Martin E, et al., 2022, Better work-life balance through digital parenting, Strategic Hr Review, Vol:21, ISSN:1475-4398, Pages:180-184

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