Matthew Gitsham

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Qualifications & Institution
MA, Area Studies (Latin America), University of London, Institute of Latin American Studies

Matt is Director of the Ashridge Centre for Business and Sustainability. He teaches on a range of Ashridge programmes, including the MBA, and works with colleagues across the Ashridge faculty to promote research on leadership, organisational change, leadership development and sustainability. Matt has recently led research exploring CEO perspectives on the implications of sustainability for leadership and leadership development, working with the CEOs of a number of blue-chip organisations. He also works closely with the United Nations Global Compact, the International Business Leaders Forum and Business in the Community.

Matt is a frequent contributor to industry and academic conferences and is widely published in the business and academic press. Matt was recently awarded a 'Rising Star' award as part of the Academy of Business in Society-Aspen Institute European Faculty Pioneer Awards, which are made annually to honour business school faculty who have demonstrated great vision and outstanding leadership in integrating the principles of sustainable development into research, education, student communities and corporate practice.