Keynote Speakers:


Professor Maurizio Zollo is a Professor of Strategy and Sustainability and scientific director of the Leonardo Center at Imperial College Business School. He is also visiting professor at the Sloan School of M.I.T, and Editor-in-Chief of Organization & Environment (IF 5,05). A former President of the European Academy of Management, he is the founder of the GOLDEN for Impact Foundation (, a non-profit, cross-disciplinary, community of senior scholars and research centers focusing on the design and execution of field experiments in sustainability-oriented organizational change efforts. He works on this transition agenda with global companies, enterprises and the institutional support of the EU, the UN, the World Bank, and the OECD. He holds a Ph.D. degree in management from the Wharton School and served for a decade (each) on the faculty of INSEAD and Bocconi University.  Before starting his academic career in 1993, he was a strategy consultant at McKinsey & Co. and an investment banker at Merrill Lynch.




Thomas Clarke is Professor of corporate governance at the UTS Business School of the University of Technology Sydney. Previously he was a Foundation Professor at the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) and is the inaugural Sir Adrian Cadbury Scholar of the International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN). His work focuses on the institutional diversity of corporate governance and he is the author of International Corporate Governance (Second Edition 2017). He is an editor of the major work The Oxford Handbook of the Corporation (OUP 2019). He is interested in questions about the purposes of the corporation, and the convergence of the concerns of corporate governance and corporate responsibility and sustainability. He was formerly the Corporate Governance and Sustainability section editor for the Journal of Business Ethics.