Strategy, Enterprise and Innovation

Professor Diego Vazquez-Brust

  • Role Title: Professor of Global Business Sustainability and Strategy
  • Address: Richmond Building Portland Street Portsmouth PO1 3DE (Office: Richmond 6.23)
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  • Department: Strategy, Enterprise and Innovation
  • Faculty: Portsmouth Business School


Diego has an MBA and a PhD in management, both from Royal Holloway University of London, and two degrees in civil and environmental engineering from La Plata University, Argentina. Diego has more than 20 years of practical experience in issues related to sustainability and development, which he developed working as a project manager for the Argentinian government from 1992 to 2002 and as an advisor for organizations including the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the UNDP, and the World Bank until 2007. From 2007 to 2012 he worked as a senior research associate and research manager at the ESRC Research Centre on Business Relationships, Accountability, Sustainability and Society (BRASS) at Cardiff University, UK. From 2012 to 2017 he worked at Royal Holloway University of London as Deputy Director of Research, Director of Funding Income and Director of the Centre for Research into Sustainability (CRIS). . He is Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Springer Book Series on Greening of Industry Network Studies and belongs to the advisory board of Business Strategy and the Environment and Management Review. He has published in the Journal of Business Ethics, Business Strategy and the Environment, Journal of Environmental Management, International Journal of Operations and Production Management, Journal of Operational Research, Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, Futures and Journal of Cleaner Production. He is co-author of a monograph, three edited books – all published by Springer – and a textbook: Globalization and Sustainable Development: A business perspective (2016)


He specializes in research on sustainable and responsible business, socially inclusive circular economy, green growth policy, sustainable supply chains and conflict in extractive industries. Ongoing interests include externalities, green human resources, environmental governance, informal economy and indicators and metrics for resource efficiency and sustainability.


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