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Dr Armando Castro
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Appointment
  • Associate Professor
  • The Bartlett School of Sustainable Construction
  • Faculty of the Built Environment
Biography

Dr. Castro holds a PhD in Management from Imperial College London and was a visiting PhD student at Judge Business School, University of Cambridge. He also holds a Masters in Public Administration (MPA) from the London School of Economics(LSE) and a bachelor’s degree in economics (cum laude) from the University of Trento. From 2017 to January 2019 he pursued his postdoctoral research as an LSE Fellow at the Department of Management at the London School of Economics. He has also been a research affiliate at the Cambridge Centre of Alternative Finance, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge.

Prior to his academic career, he had business experience as a consultant specialising in investments in Brazil, particularly in infrastructure. Additionally, he has had experience in the Brazilian financial market and has provided advisory services to different governments. 

Research Summary
Dr Armando Castro's research is interdisciplinary with an emphasis on Management themes but also spans across the fields of Economics and Finance. More specifically, his research interests are in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) topics. He has conducted studies and published articles and reports focusing on: the voluntary adoption of ESG standards, anticorruption strategies for firms, sustainable governance, modern-day slavery and social movements. He has been the Principal Investigator and Co-Investigator of projects funded by the Higher Education Innovation Fund(HEIF), the British Academy(BA), the Project Management Institute(PMI), the Association of Project Management(APM) and the UCL Global Engagement Fund. His work on corruption was published in the Academy of Management Annals, Journal of Management Inquiry and in book chapters. He is a regular reviewer of leading journals and has presented his work at international conferences such as the Academy of Management Annual Meetings, European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS) Colloquium, and the Strategic Management Society Annual Conference. 
Appointments
01-OCT-2021 Associate Professor    , United Kingdom
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