Maurizio Zollo is Professor of Strategy, Innovation and Sustainability, Head of Management and Entrepreneurship, and Scientific Director of the Leonardo Centre at Imperial College Business School. The Leonardo Centre aims to explore and experiment with new ways of doing business to regenerate economies, communities and natural environments.
His research aims to understand how business organisations learn to grow and adapt to environmental turbulence and how managers can guide these evolutionary processes by combining strategic growth initiatives and organisational change, innovation and learning. He focuses on the management of complex strategic initiatives, from M&A and partnerships to sustainability-oriented innovation and organisational change. He directs two research programmes: GOLDEN for Impact and a programme on the neuroscience of innovation and sustainability decisions.