Director Weekend MBA and Global Online MBA Director Global Initiatives Principal Teaching Fellow in Management and Sustainability @ Imperial College Business School


Paolo Taticchi is the Director of the Global Online MBA at Imperial College Business School where he also covers the position of Principal Teaching Fellow in Management and Sustainability, and the role of Director of Global Initiatives. At the Business School, he also directed the MSc Management (#15 in the FT ranking) and the MSc Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Management.

Paolo performs research in performance measurement and management, business networks and corporate sustainability. These research activities have been documented in many books, chapters, journals and conference papers.

Paolo has teaching experience in 12 countries. He teaches management courses at the graduate and executive level and he’s a regular speaker in international MBA and EMBA programs in Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas. In the context of Corporate Sustainability and Online Education Paolo is a well regarded keynote speaker.

Paolo has successfully co-founded and directed six International Summer School programmes for prestigious Universities based in New York and is the Co-Founder and Co-Organizer of the Taiwan-Italy International Internship Program.

Furthermore, he has significant consultancy experience in the fields of strategy, operations and sustainability with both small and large firms in 10+ industries. Moreover, he has entrepreneurial experience. In fact, he co-founded two firms in the fields of engineering and consultancy.
Currently, Paolo is advising companies in the UK, US, Canada and India.

Paolo holds a Bachelor and Master in Mechanical Engineering with top marks, an MBA and a PhD in Industrial Engineering Operations Management. In 2017, Paolo completed the High Potentials Leadership Executive Education programme at Harvard Business School.

In 2018, Paolo was featured in the “40 World’s Best Business Professors under 40”. In the same year, Paolo was awarded the decoration of Knight of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic.