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Biography I am Chair Professor of Sustainability in Business at the Business School, Edinburgh Napier University. Prior to this position, I was Full Professor of Corporate Sustainability Management at Griffith Business School, Griffith University in Australia, where I teach MBA, Masters, and executive MBA. I hold visiting professorship at Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU in Austria) and Seoul National University (South Korea).

From 2019 to 2022, I served as Deputy Research Program Leader of the Australian Blue Economy Cooperative Research Centre (Blue Economy CRC) and the United Nations’ technical expert on Climate Change and Ocean Accounting. I am also the Chairman of Environmental and Sustainability Management Accounting Network (EMAN) in Asia Pacific to lead international collaboration between business/industry/professionals and scientists/academia for corporate sustainability and sustainability management accounting.

Through my teaching and research, I embrace environmental, social and economic challenges, integrating sustainability into the business value chain to enhance both business and societal value. As applied business economist and management scholar with teaching, consulting and public policy experience, my research and teaching expertise include corporate sustainability management, strategy for impact, responsible innovation for impact, and strategy and decision making for business and society. Through my interdisciplinary research (business-sustainability-innovation nexus), I have received significant recognition for my research impacts in the areas of my field. Since October 2021, Elsevier and Stanford University have created a publicly available database of over 100,000 top-scientists that provides standardized information on citations, h-index, and related research impact metrics in 22 scientific fields. I am included in top 2% of scholars (out of over 100, 000 scholars) in the world according to Elsevier and Stanford University. My impactful research is positioned in interdisciplinary fields of business and management, environmental science, and business and economics.
Research Interests My research and consulting expertise include corporate sustainability, carbon management and adaptation strategies, modern slavery and global value chain, sustainability innovation and business transformation, sustainability and environmental management accounting in the corporate-market-natural environment nexus. Many of my consulting client companies and partners are Fortune Global 500 companies.
ResearcherID J-9965-2012
Scopus Author ID 55737486400