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Christoph F.D. Wu


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Dr. Christoph Wu is an organizational sociologist with substantial business knowledge acquired from his prior career in investment management and hedge funds. After working at the University of Cambridge as a Research Associate and Supervisor (Tutor), he joins NBS to contribute to existing and future research projects on multinational enterprises and build on his expertise in organizational networks and Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) practices in organizations. 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 focuses on change agents and sustainability leaders in organizational networks and the role of social skill in the context of sustainability initiatives. 

Another area of research interest of his is in international business and how ESG practices enable organizational change and competitive advantages among multinational companies. 

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. 

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