LBS faculty join world leaders at Davos

World Economic Forum 2017: Responsive and responsible leadership


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As the World Economic Forum 2017 gets underway in Davos, London Business School faculty join nearly 3,000 politicians, academics and business leaders from across the world to debate global, regional and industry agendas.

The School’s Dean, Professor Sir Andrew Likierman, is joined by six faculty from across the School’s seven subject areas:

  • Rajesh Chandy, Professor of Marketing; Tony and Maureen Wheeler Chair in Entrepreneurship; Academic Director, Deloitte Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, LBS

  • Lynda Gratton, Professor of Management Practice in Organisational Behaviour, LBS

  • Michael G Jacobides, Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship; Sir Donald Gordon Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, LBS

  • Randall S Peterson, Professor of Organisational Behaviour and Academic Director, Leadership Institute, LBS

  • Hélène Rey, The Lord Bagri Professor of Economics and Academic Director, AQR Asset Management Institute, LBS

The theme of this year’s World Economic Forum is ‘Responsive and Responsible Leadership’. The future of big business, Brexit, the refugee crisis and climate change, will all be high on the agenda.

Professor Gratton will speak at four sessions:

  • Prosperity in the Age of Longevity

  • Preparing for a 100-Year Life

  • Nurturing Wisdom and Wellness

  • An Insight, An Idea with Nico Rosberg.

Professor Rey will speak at two events, including a London Business School ‘In Conversation’ breakfast with Lawrence H. Summers of Harvard University, where she will introduce her new work on secular stagnation. The event is being held in collaboration with A.T. Kearney.