Research Faculty

At GBS we only work with the very best people, those who have been successful in their business careers and have the right academic qualifications in order to focus on our research priorities and support students engaged in final thesis work.

Dr. Michael Hopkins

Prof. Dr. Michael Hopkins is both an academic and a businessman, as well as a widely published author on CSR and Sustainability. He has worked for IBM, ITT, BAT etc in the Corporate sector, the United Nations (ILO in Geneva for 13 years as a senior economist), and Academia (IDS, Sussex). He has held a number of Professorships (Middlesex, Brunel, Geneva and George Mason Universities). Currently, he is Professor and Director of Doctoral programmes on CSR at Geneva Business School, and Adjunct Professor of CSR at George Mason University, Virginia, USA. In 2013 Michael was nominated one of the world’s top 100 thought leaders and in 2014 received for his work on CSR and employment a lifetime achievement award from Delhi University and then an Honorary Doctorate from London Metropolitan University.

Selected recent publications:
Dr. Michael Hopkins (2016). CSR and Sustainability – From the Margins to the Mainstream A Text Book, Taylor and Francis, UK.