SEMINAR SERIES ORGANIZERS
Jędrzej George Frynas is Professor of Corporate Social Responsibility and Strategic Management at Middlesex University Business School. Professor Frynas has widely published on CSR, strategy and international business in journals such as Strategic Management Journal, International Affairs and Journal of Business Ethics. His books include Transnational Corporations and Human Rights (Palgrave 2003), Global Strategic Management (Oxford University Press 2005, rev. ed. 2011, 2014) and Beyond Corporate Social Responsibility: Oil Multinationals and Social Challenges (Cambridge University Press 2009).
Laura J. Spence is Professor of Business Ethics and Director of the Centre for Research into Sustainability at Royal Holloway, University of London. Her research specialism is Ethics and CSR in small and medium sized enterprises, though she publishes on a wide range of related topics in journals such as Accounting, Organizations & Society, Organization Studies, California Management Review, Business & Society, Journal of Business Ethics and Business Ethics Quarterly. Her books include Corporate Social Responsibility: Readings & Cases in a Global Context (Routledge 2013, 2nd edn, Crane, Matten Spence eds) and Ethics in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (Springer 2011, Spence & Painter Morland eds).
Judy Muthuri is a Lecturer on Corporate Social Responsibility, and the Director of MSc and Admissions Tutor in Corporate Social Responsibility at the Nottingham University Business School. Her current research areas include: business and development; corporate social innovation; sustainable supply chain; and CSR in Africa. Her work appeared in the British Journal of Management, Journal of Business Ethics, Business and Society Journal, Community Development Journal, and Journal of Corporate Citizenship. She has also published a number of book chapters, a book review and has co-authored a series of practitioner reports on stakeholder engagement and corporate community involvement in the United Kingdom for the Charities Aid Foundation.
Jyoti Navare is Reader at Middlesex University Business School and she is also a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute and an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. She has a number of years of experience as an International Risk Manager and Underwriter based in London and Sweden and working closely with financial services organisations and governments internationally. Apart from holding visiting professorships at a number of European universities and at the Indian Research Institute in Mumbai, she has also held non-executive/independent directorships of a UK Housing Association and a Financial Services Professional Body in the City of London and on their board of the Professional Standards and Ethics committee. Her research interests lie primarily in the field of Risk Management, as well as innovation, Corporate Social Responsibility, business modelling, social market economics, consumer and organizational behaviour and professional development.