Christoph F.D. Wu


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Personal profile


Dr. Christoph Wu is an organizational sociologist with substantial business knowledge acquired from his prior career in fund management. He joined NBS as a Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour (Assistant Professor) and builds on his knowledge of multinational enterprises and expertise in organizational networks to contribute to teaching and research in organizational behavior and international human resource management. His research is practice-oriented and draws from his industry experience. He is a CFA UK ESG Investing Certificate and Investment Management Certificate holder.





Academic Background

Christoph's research is focused on sustainable HR practices in multinational corporations and the diffusion of ESG metrics through organisational networks. 

He is also interested in developing new organizational research methods and integrates network methods and theory into his research projects.

After having transitioned from business back to academia, Christoph completed his PhD at the University of Cambridge. His doctoral research examined the organizational networks of central banks. Christoph holds an MSC from the London School of Economics and BSC from the University of Sussex. 

Teaching Interests

My research expertise in international management and previous industry experience inform my teaching input. Case studies often derive from business practices in different countries and sectors I researched as both fund manager and academic. I aim to bring a balance of theory and real-world insights to my lectures and seminars.  

Postgraduate Teaching (PGT):

Advanced Performance and HR

Managing Across the Globe

Manging People and Organisations

Sustainable HRM (24/25)

Postgraduate Research Opportunities

I am interested in supervising potential PhD and research degree students in any of the areas of organisation studies and international management/HRM. 

Potential topic areas include

Sustainable HRM in the MNC

Network learning and identity work in global careers 

Personality and organizational networks, particularly in relation to sustainability initiatives 



Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Science, London School of Economics and Political Science

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Cambridge

Bachelor of Science, University of Sussex

External positions

Member, CFA Institute

1 Oct 20032022