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Mark Esposito

Mark Esposito

Fellow, Circular Economy Centre (CEC)

PhD (International School of Management)

Professional experience

Professor Mark Esposito teaches Business Government and Society and Economic Strategy and Competitiveness at Harvard University's Division of Continuing Education since 2011. He also serves as Institutes Council Co-Leader, for the Microeconomics of Competitiveness programme (MOC) at the Institute of Strategy and Competitiveness, at Harvard Business School, led by Professor Michael Porter. Beside his role at Harvard, Mark is a tenured full professor at Grenoble School of Management in France, where he founded the Lab-Center for Competitiveness and the Political Economy Initiative, affiliated with the MOC programme at Harvard Business School. The Lab-Center is the largest producer of cluster-based case studies in the world. He is also a Senior Associate for the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership.

Mark consults in the area of corporate sustainability, economic complexity, circular economy and competitiveness worldwide, including advising to, among others, the United Nations Global Compact, National Banks, Governments, NATO Executive Development Programs and municipalities in Massachusetts.

Mark is also active institutionally and from 2013-2014, he advised the President of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz, in the analysis of the EU systemic crisis and worked as cross theme contributors for the World Economic Forum reports on Innovation Driven Entrepreneurship and Collaborative Innovation. He sits on the Board of Directors of the Academy of Business in Society in Brussels and in the Advisory Councils of the Institute for Innovation and Competitiveness in Italy, the Netherlands Institute for Competitiveness and the India Council for Competitiveness. He holds Fellowships with the Social Progress Imperative and with the Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils in Washington, DC.

In 2016, Professor Esposito has been named one of the emerging tomorrow's thought leaders most likely to reinvent capitalism by Thinkers50, the world's premier ranking of management thinkers and inducted into the "Radar" of the 30 most influential business thinkers in the world, on the rise.

Research interests

Systems dynamics; business, government and society; economic strategy; fast expanding markets and the circular economy.

Mark Esposito is a member of the Economics & Policy subject group.

Contact details

Mark Esposito
c/o Cambridge Judge Business School
University of Cambridge
Trumpington Street
Cambridge CB2 1AG

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