Founder & Director
Harry Barkema is a Professor of Management at the London School of Economics and also holds a position as Professor of Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship at the Rotterdam School of Management. He has been at the heart of our expanding universe of research and training programmes at the LSE Department of Management with global and local partners, and through field workshops, together with social enterprises, companies, NGOs, and foundations in Africa, South Asia, and South America. Over the past 20 years he has published numerous articles in the world’s top management journals on innovation and international strategy, and has held many leading roles in the management profession (Board of Governors of the Academy of Management, first European Associate Editor of the Academy of Management Journal, co-founder of the European Academy of Management, etc.)
Lamees Tanveer is an LSE Fellow in Management (Social Innovation) at the London School of Economics. She teaches graduate courses on Social Innovation Design and Social Entrepreneurship. Her research interests include entrepreneurship and the future of work in emerging markets, with a focus on organizational learning and well-being.
Knowledge, Incubation & Ecosystem Lead
Paroma Bhattacharya is an LSE Fellow in Management (Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship) at the London School of Economics and Political Science, serving as a faculty member for the MSc. Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Programme (LSE Department of Management). She has taught undergraduate and graduate-level courses on Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship at LSE and the Indian School of Design and Innovation Parsons, Mumbai. Paroma's research interests and expertise lie in the field of social innovation, with a focus on leadership and team development within startup social enterprises and the incubation/acceleration of early-stage social ventures.
Eva le Grand is a researcher at the LSE Social Innovation Lab. Her research interests include social impact and entrepreneurship in emerging markets.
Jacqueline Coyle-Shapiro is a Professor in Organisational Behaviour at the London School of Economics. In 2018, she was the AoM Vice President and Programme Chair for the AoM annual conference in Chicago themed "Improving Lives" exploring how organisations can contribute to the betterment of society through elevating the health and well-being of those who live in it. In 2019, she will become the 75th President of the Academy. Her research interests include employment relationships, psychological contracts, social exchange theory and organisational citizenship behaviour.
Uta Bindl is an award-winning teacher at the King's College London and is elected Representative-At-Large at the Organisational Behaviour Division of the Academy of Management. Her research focuses on two primary areas: (1) motivation in organisations, and (2) employee well-being.
Chia-Huei Wu is an Associate Professor at the Leeds University Business School. Prior to joining Leeds University, he worked as an associate professor at Durham University and as an assistant professor at London School of Economics. His research focuses on proactive behaviour, personality development, work design and subjective well-being.