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Dr. Michael Hopkins

CEO, MHC International Ltd and Prof. Geneva Business School and Associate Prof. George Mason Univ, washington DC

Having worked for IBM, ITT, BAT, among others, in the Corporate sector, the United Nations (Senior Economist at the ILO in Geneva for 13 years), Dr. Hopkins advises the UEFA on CSR, and has been an academic at the IDS, University of Sussex, in the UK. He has held a number of Professorships (Middlesex, Brunel, Geneva and George Mason Universities). He is currently Professor and Director of Doctoral programmes on CSR at Geneva Business School, Adjunct Professor of CSR at both George Mason University, Virginia, USA and the Indian Institute of Technology – Delhi. In 2013, he was nominated one of the world’s top 100 thought leaders and in 2014 a lifetime achievement award from Delhi University and an Honorary Doctorate from London Metropolitan University. In Africa, he is currently heading a project to create 1 million jobs for Somali youth to wean them off terrorism.