Ioannis Ioannou
London Business School

Ioannis Ioannou is Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the London Business School. His research seeks to understand whether, how, and the extent to which the modern business organization contributes towards building a sustainable future. He regularly publishes in top-tier peer-reviewed academic journals including the Strategic Management Journal, Management Science, Organization Science and the Journal of International Business Studies and he is on the Editorial Board of the Strategic Management Journal and a Senior Editor for Organization & Environment. His work revolves around two main themes: a) understanding how investment analysts, and the public equity markets, perceive, evaluate and react to corporate engagement with, and integration of, environmental and social issues into strategy and b) understanding the multiple factors that may affect the corporate decision to adopt environmentally and socially responsible strategies. He is also very active on social media and a frequent contributor to articles in outlets such as the Financial Times, Bloomberg, The Guardian, BBC, Le Monde, and Forbes. Prof. Ioannou has been recognized as one of the top social media influencers for issues of responsible business and sustainability. He 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. Website: