The Lauder Institute is pleased to announce a new Senior Global Fellow: Professor Gerard (Gerry) George. Learn more about his background below and stay tuned to learn more about his contributions to the Lauder community.
Professor Gerard (Gerry) George is a Senior Global Fellow at the Joseph H. Lauder Institute of Management & International Studies. He is currently serving as Dean and Lee Kong Chian Chair Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Lee Kong Chian School of Business at Singapore Management University. Before joining SMU, he was Deputy Dean of Imperial College Business School, Founding Director of the Gandhi Centre, and Academic Director of the London Stock Exchange’s Elite Program, which supports ambitious private companies through their next stage of growth. Before Imperial, he held tenured positions at London Business School and University of Wisconsin-Madison.
An award-winning researcher and teacher, Professor George has published over 100 articles in innovation, entrepreneurship, sustainability and tackling grand challenges in society. Among other distinctions, he was awarded a prestigious Professorial Fellowship from the UK’s Economic and Social Research Council to work on socially-inclusive innovation in natural resources, healthcare, and energy. His co-authored books are Handbook of Inclusive Innovation (Edward Elgar, 2019), Managing Natural Resources (Edward Elgar, 2018), The Business Model Book (Pearson, 2018), Implausible Opportunities (Cambridge Press, 2012), and Inventing Entrepreneurs (Pearson, 2009). His next project is on how businesses can implement the sustainable development goals as part of their core purpose. He is a Visiting Professor at Imperial College London and Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.