Dr Ioannis Ioannou is a strategy scholar whose research focuses on Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility. He seeks to understand whether, how, and the extent to which the modern business organisation contributes towards building a sustainable future.
Ioannis is a member of the Advisory Board of Ethical Corporation and collaborates as the Strategy Expert with KKS Advisors, a leading sustainable business consulting firm. He also consults internationally with companies as well as asset managers on how ESG strategies can be strategically selected, and successfully implemented. He is highly active on social media and a frequent contributor to articles in the popular and managerial press including outlets such as the Financial Times, Bloomberg, The Guardian, BBC, Le Monde, and Forbes. In further recognition of his impactful work, Professor Ioannou has been recognised by various rankings as one of the top social media influencers around the world for issues of sustainability and corporate responsibility.
Dr Ioannou graduated magna cum laude from Yale University, majoring in Economics and Mathematics and holds a Ph.D. in Business Economics from Harvard University and the Harvard Business School. Dr Ioannou has presented his research at many academic conferences, and universities around the world, and also, he is very often invited to deliver keynote speeches on issues of responsible management and sustainability at numerous high-profile events and conferences globally. Dr Ioannou regularly publishes in top-tier peer-reviewed academic journals including the Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Management Science, Organization Science, The Accounting Review and the Journal of International Business Studies and indeed, his work is widely cited.