George Kassinis is a professor of strategic management in the Department of Business & Public Administration of the University of Cyprus and a faculty affiliate of Yale University’s Identity & Conflict Lab. He has been working on ESG and sustainability issues for over twenty years. His current research focuses on greenwashing, sustainability in the global extractive industries and the intersection of political conflict, stakeholder networks, and the role of business in peace building. He has consulted for the World Bank and a variety of private, public-sector, and non-profit organizations; he is a founding member of the research Group on Organizations and the Natural Environment (GRONEN); serves/ed on the editorial boards of various academic journals, as the chair of the Entrepreneurship Council of the University of Cyprus and as a board member of the Research Promotion Foundation (Cyprus). His research has been published in leading journals, including The Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Business Ethics, and Harvard Business Review.
In 2022, he received a Fulbright grant and was a visiting professor at the University of Pennsylvania.
He was educated at Princeton, MIT, and Cornell.