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Professor Lenos Trigeorgis

Professor of Strategy and Finance

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Professor of Strategy and Finance in the Business School540+44 (0) 191 33 45374


Lenos Trigeorgis is Professor of Strategy and Finance at Durham University Business School and a Guest Lecturer in Finance at London Business School. He holds a doctorate from Harvard University. He previously taught at Boston University, University of Cyprus, Columbia, University of Chicago, MIT, Berkeley, London Business School and King’s College London. He is widely known for pioneering the field of real options through his leading journal publications and books, including Real Options (MIT Press, 1996), Strategic Investment (Princeton University Press, 2004) and Competitive Strategy (MIT Press, 2012). Top journal publications in the last 5 years include Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Management Science, Global Strategy Journal, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance, European Journal of Operations Research, Production and Operations Management, Journal of Retailing, and others. His work has garnered over 17,500 Google scholar citations (h-index 49, i-10 index 93). Recently he spent two years at MIT’s Sloan School on a Marie Curie fellowship from the European Commission to do research on innovation. He is President of the Real Options Group and organizer of the Annual International Conference on Real Options (in its 26th year). He has consulted with leading organizations, such as British Petroleum, the Fiat Group, Swisscom, Ernst & Young, Accenture, Morgan Stanley, J.P Morgan, and the US government.


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