Lorenzo joined UCL School of Management in 2020 as a Senior Teaching Fellow and Executive coach working on the MBA programme. Lorenzo has several years experience of teaching coaching, leadership, sustainabilty and organisational behaviour at UG, PG and MBA level and he will be teaching the module “Leading Organisations” on the MBA programme.
He holds a MA/BA in Philosophy from the University of Florence/Sorbonne University and a PhD in Organisational Behaviour from Henley Business School. His research focuses on how individuals experience dialogue within cross-organisational collaborative settings (e.g. MSDs). As part of his research, he has collaborated with important institutions such as the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) and the United Nation Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI). As a researcher, he has presented his findings at a number of international conferences in Europe and Asia. Lorenzo is currently co-supervising a PhD student investigating multi-stakeholder engagement strategies of Multinational Enterprises in the Niger Delta region.
Previous to joining UCL Lorenzo worked as a Senior Lecturer, deputy MBA programme director and course director of the Global MBA at the University of Portsmouth, where he also won the “Inspiring Teacher Award” in 2018/19. Lorenzo holds a professional certificate in coaching from Henley Centre for Coaching and he works as an executive education associate at Henley Business School on the MBA and MSc in Coaching and Behavioural Change. He has also several years experience in the private sector as associate sustainability consultant at IkenAssociates, where he designs and facilitats stakeholder engagement activities, including outdoor group discussions. Some of the clients he has worked with include Carlsberg, University of the Arts of London (UAL), Heathrow Airport, the Commonwealth and London Borough Barking and Dagenham. In his spare time, Lorenzo is a pro-bono Coach at ThreeShepard, an amateur jazz saxophone player and a passioned traveller with his tent and T-25 VW campervan.