Keynote Speakers:


Professor Maurizio Zollo is 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 investment banker at Merrill Lynch.