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Dr Dimitrios Koufopoulos

Dr Dimitrios Koufopoulos
Senior Lecturer


I am the Director of the MBA programme at Brunel Business School and I hold a degree in Business Administration from the Athens University of Business and Economics (former ASOEE) and an MBA and PhD degree from Cardiff University. Additionally, I am a Fellow of the Institute of Management Consultants, Member of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments, Member of the Chartered Management Institute and Academic Member of the European Corporate Governance Institute.

I have served as a member to the Corporate Affairs Committee at the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) from September 2004 to 2008, an advisory committee to the Board of Trustees and was previously a committee member in the International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN).

I am also the Founder and Scientific Director of the Hellenic Observatory of Corporate Governance, which since 2007 produces regular reports on issues relating to Corporate Governance in Greece,  focusing on longitudinal research of boards of directors in five distinct business populations (Listed Companies, Hospitals, State Owned Enterprises, Listed Maritime Firms and Football Clubs).

Newest selected publications

Zafeiropoulou, FA. and Koufopoulos, DN. (2013) 'The Influence of Relational Embeddedness on the Formation and Performance of Social Franchising'. Journal of Marketing Channels, 20 (1-2). pp. 73 - 98. ISSN: 1046-669X

Journal article

Argyropoulou, M., Koufopoulos, DN. and Nikas, A. (2011) 'Using exploratory factor analysis in information system (IS) research'.Open Access Link

Conference paper

Koufopoulos, DN., Lagoudis, IN., Theotokas, IN. and Syriopoulos, TC. (2010) 'Corporate governance and board practices by Greek shipping management companies'. Corporate Governance, 10 (3). pp. 261 - 278. ISSN: 1472-0701

Journal article

Seitanidi, MM., Koufopoulos, DN. and Palmer, P. (2010) 'Partnership Formation for Change: Indicators for Transformative Potential in Cross Sector Social Partnerships'. Journal of Business Ethics, 94 (SUPPL. 1). pp. 139 - 161. ISSN: 0167-4544

Journal article

Ogbechie, C., Koufopoulos, DN. and Argyropoulou, M. (2009) 'Board characteristics and involvement in strategic decision making: The Nigerian perspective'. Management Research News, 32 (2). pp. 169 - 184. ISSN: 0140-9174

Journal article
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