Dr. Michael Hopkins is Chair and Partner of MHCi, has worked in the Corporate sector (IBM, BAT, ITT/STC, Addax, UEFA, BP), the United Nations (ILO, UNDP, WFP, UNIDO, UNITAR), The World Bank and in Academia (IDS Sussex, QEH Oxford, Middlesex, Geneva Universities), and has held a number of Professorships (Middlesex, Brunel, George Mason University). He is a PhD economist with a strong focus upon measurement, employment issues and executive education especially in emerging market economies. Since leaving the UN where he was a staff member for 13 years (ILO) he founded, and is CEO, of MHCi. He has published over 120 articles in journals, is a regular contributor to CSRwire, and is the author of 13 books. In 2013 he was included in the top 100 thought leaders in trustworthy business behaviour across the world. In 2014 he received a Lifetime Achievement Award for CSR from Delhi University, and received an Honorary Doctorate from London Metropolitan University in July 2014 for services to CSR and Employment.