Prof. Dr. Pablo Collazzo has an extensive academic and professional experience in the sustainable competitiveness and strategic finance fields. He is currently a Visiting Professor of Strategy and Innovation at the Vienna University of Economics. A former Chair of the Institute for Responsible Competitiveness at Nyenrode University, he was also Director of the Executive MBA. Prior to that, he was Director of Academic Affairs at the European Academy of Business in Society, after a career in investment banking and later in strategy consulting. He has served as board member/advisor to a number of companies and remains Senior Advisor in Sustainable Competitiveness to the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).
His academic background is in law and economics, with graduate studies at Boston University (MBA) and ESADE (PhD). His teaching, research and consultancy are on strategy (competitiveness, innovation, emerging markets), strategic CSR, strategic finance and leadership. He is an Affiliate Faculty of the Microeconomics of Competitiveness Network at Harvard Business School as well as Affiliate Faculty and Fellow of the Lab-Center for Competitiveness at Grenoble Ecole de Management. He held visiting positions at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, ESADE and the University of St. Gallen and is a regular speaker to diverse audiences on competitiveness, leadership and sustainability.