Professor in Strategy and Sustainability
UCL School of Management
Entrepreneur, Advisor, Speaker
Paolo Taticchi is a Professor in Strategy and Sustainability and the School Deputy Director (Executive Education, MBA and Global Engagement) at UCL School of Management.
His expertise lies in sustainability transformation, competitive strategy, consulting and the future of cities.
Alongside his work at UCL, Paolo is regularly invited to teach in top business schools in Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Americas.
Highly active in executive education, Paolo has trained thousands of managers and executives of Fortune Global 500 companies. He has teaching/training experience in 14 countries and is highly recognised for his work in the fields of sustainability, MBAs, online education and global initiatives.
Paolo’s research on corporate sustainability and performance measurement is internationally recognised. He has authored over 50 published academic journal articles, and edited and co-authored three books with Springer (over 150,000 downloads). Paolo’s most recent book is titled “Corporate Sustainability in Practice” and was published in January 2021.
Paolo is a sought-after speaker and is regularly invited to give keynote talks at world-class academic, governmental and industry events.
Outside of the academic field, Paolo has significant consultancy experience in the fields of strategy, education and sustainability. He has consulted with firms of various sizes across many industries. Today, Paolo advises or serves on the advisory boards of influential organisations in Canada, India, Italy, UK and US. Paolo is also one of the advisors of the Ministry for Ecological Transition in Italy.
In addition to his academic and advisory work, Paolo is also an entrepreneur, having co-founded four firms in the fields of engineering, technology and consultancy.
Paolo has received numerous awards and recognition for the impact of his projects, which have been covered by influential newspapers in the UK, US and Italy. Paolo’s projects, quotes and opinions have been featured over 350 times across media outlets like The Financial Times, Forbes, The Economist, Sole 24 Ore, RAI, Sky News, Mediaset, BBC and CNN.
In 2021, Paolo was named by Italian’s leading business daily Sole 24 Ore as the most influential Italian under the age of 40.
Always on the move, Paolo has traveled 55 countries and developed business projects in 5 continents.
Professor in Strategy & Sustainability, School Deputy Director, University College
Visiting & Adjunct Professor: Imperial College London, New York University, ESAN,
EADA, Politecnico di Torino, University of Cologne
Advisory / Boards
Canada: Red Dot Digital
India: Neofusion Creative Foundation, Athena School of Management
Italy: Ministero Transizione Ecologica, Tecno, Umbria Business School
UK: Mercato Metropolitano, Consilient Health, Enovation Consulting
US: Global Futures Group, CIV:LAB
Founder / Co-Founder: PRO-E, WIBEE; WIDE International Consulting, TECNO
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