Dr Petros Chamakiotis (BSc, MSc, PhD, FHEA) is an Associate Professor of Management and the Scientific Director of the MSc in Digital Project Management & Consulting at ESCP Business School in Madrid, Spain; a Visiting Senior Lecturer at the University of Sussex Business School where he is affiliated with the Digital Futures at Work Research Centre (an £8m, Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC-)funded research centre in the UK); and a Strategic Associate at the iLEADS Lab at the University of Piraeus in Greece.
Petros was earlier in the UK where he earned his PhD from the University of Bath — with the support of a scholarship from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) — and subsequently held a postdoctoral position at Royal Holloway, University of London (2013-2015). He was then appointed Lecturer (equivalent to Assistant Professor) at the University of Sussex (2015-2019). He obtained Fellowship status of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) in 2016 and tenure in 2017. Petros has also held visiting teaching positions at Birkbeck, University of London (2015) and the University of Valencia (2016-2018). He has supervised one PhD student to completion (2016-2019), and he has been an External Examiner at King's College London (2021).
His specific research and teaching interests focus on:
- Connectivity and its influence on work-life boundaries
- Digital platforms and online communities
- Hybrid working and new ways of working
- Online collaboration and virtual teams
He has generated research income from prestigous funders, such as The British Academy, and he publishes his reserach primarily in information systems and management journals, as well as in edited collections, and the professional and popular press. Some of his recent outputs include:
- A radio interview on the future of work post-Covid-19 on Skai 100.3 (at 01:10:11; in Greek).
- An article, "Consejos para fomentar el trabajo virtual sostenible", in Equipos & Talento (in Spanish).
- A teaching case, "'Going Global' Virtually: Smithfield's (Digital) Expansion and Survival", in SAGE Business Cases.
He currently serves as an Associate Editor (AE) for the Information Systems Journal and he has been an AE and Track Chair at numerous international conferences. See his Publons profile for his editorial and reviewing experience. He also maintains strong links with the professional community, e.g., through workshops, speeches/panels at practitioner events and other forms of (often online) research dissemination activities. During the years 2018-2021, he was the Chair of the IFIP Working Group 9.5 'Our Digital Lives'.
Petros lives in Madrid, holds Greek (EU) and British citizenship, speaks English, Greek and Spanish fluently (C2), and has an intermediate knowledge of German (B1).