Fabrizio Ferraro is an Ordinary Professor of Strategic Management at IESE Business School. He has a doctorate in Business Administration from Stanford University. His current research explores the emergence of responsible investments and impact on the financial sector.
Previously, he studied the institutionalization of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), solid action strategies to address the major challenges and the role of economic language in the organization. His work has been published in the Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, and Organization Studies, among other publications.
In 2005 he received the IESE award for research excellence, in 2006 the Academy of Management Review award for the best working paper, and in 2017 the Roland Calori award for the best Paper published in Organization Studies. For his research project on responsible investments in the main financial markets he received a five-year grant (2011-2015) from the European Research Council (ERC). In addition, he is a member of the editorial boards of academic journals, such as the Academy of Management Review, the Academy of Management Discovery, and the European Management Review.
At IESE, he teaches in the MBA, EMBA, GEMBA, AMP and Executive Education programs, mainly focused on strategic leadership and strategy execution. He also teaches the course of Impact Investing and Strategic Management Fashion and Luxury Goods Industry in the MBA program.
He has also trained managers or carried out consultancy work in companies such as Shiseido, Swire, ENEL, Oracle, Banco Santander, Henkel, Nestle, Puig, Lavazza, and Gonzalez-Byass.