Professor Francisco Veloso has accepted appointment as Dean of the Business School from 1 August 2017.
In this role Professor Veloso will be responsible for providing the highest level of strategic and operational leadership, promoting the School’s profile internationally and fostering excellence in research and education.
Professor Veloso joins Imperial from the Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics, Portugal’s top business school, where he has served as Dean since 2012.
Professor Veloso’s research focuses on how firms and regions develop and leverage scientific and technological capabilities for economic growth. He obtained his PhD in Technology Management and Policy from MIT in 2001. Professor Veloso retains an adjunct appointment at Carnegie Mellon University, USA, where he was a tenured Full Professor earlier in his career.
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