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Dr Petros Chamakiotis (BSc, MSc, PhD, FHEA) is an Associate Professor of Management (2019–present) at ESCP Business School in Madrid, Spain, where he is also the Scientific Director of the MSc in Digital Project Management & Consulting (2020–present), and member of the ESCP Chair on 'Reinventing Work', funded by BivwAk at BNP Paribas in France. Additionally, he is 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); an External Examiner (EE) for the MSc in Digital Innovation and Analytics at Royal Holloway, University of London; and a Strategic Associate at the iLEADS Lab at the University of Piraeus in Greece.

Petros read Economics at the University of Piraeus and then moved to the University of Bath in the UK where he earned his MSc in Management and Strategic Information Systems and later his PhD in the same area with the support of a scholarship from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). He subsequently held a postdoctoral position at Royal Holloway, University of London (2013–2015), and was 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. While at Sussex, Petros held visiting teaching positions at Birkbeck, University of London and the University of Valencia. He has supervised one PhD student to completion (2016–2019), he is currently supervising two GEPhD students, and he has been a PhD EE at King's College London (2021).

His research and teaching interests focus on the impact of Information Systems (IS) on work and society. Within this context, his research has largely focused on IS–mediated envirornments, such as hybrid work, digital platforms, online communities, and virtual teams. His research is also driven by societal challenges and he has thus been (co-)leading projects exploring IS use/adoption in the Global South (2016–present) and the context of forced migration (2018–present). He has generated research income from prestigous funders—such as The British Academy—and, to date, he has published more than 60 papers in peer-reviewed journals, edited collections, and international conference proceedings. Additionally, Petros 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, for example:

Petros is an active member of the international IS research community, having served as Chair of the IFIP Working Group 9.5 'Our Digital Lives' (2018–2021), and contributing to the field by organising tracks at conferences and through his editorial activities (see his Web of Science profile (earlier Publons) for details). At present, he serves as an Associate Editor (AE) for the Information Systems Journal (2021–present) and as a Guest Editor of two Special Issues (SIs):

Finally, Petros has been involved in international accreditations both as an evaluator and as programme director. Since he took on the Directorship of the MSc in Digital Project Management & Consulting, the MSc has received two accreditations: (a) by the French Ministry of Higher Education, Research & Innovation as part of ESCP's «Diplôme d’Etudes Avancé en Management International des Entreprises» (DEAMIE); and (b) by the Community of Madrid as an official and recognised foreign postgraduate degree (at the MSc level) delivered by ESCP Madrid Campus. Prior to his current role at ESCP, he was on the teams that led the University of Sussex Business School to EQUIS and AMBA accreditations. 

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).

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Academic Articles

2022

ALJABR, N., P. CHAMAKIOTIS, D. PETRAKAKI, S. NEWELL

After-hours connectivity management strategies in academic work

NEW TECHNOLOGY, WORK AND EMPLOYMENT, 37(2), 185–205

Conference Presentations

2022

CHAMAKIOTIS, P.

The skills that matter for global virtual teams: A case study with a global financial services firm

European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP)

Conference Presentations

2022

PETRAKAKI, D., D. CURTO-MILLET, P. CHAMAKIOTIS

Manifestations of digital colonialism on health education platforms

European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS)

Conference Presentations

2022

PETRAKAKI, D., D. CURTO-MILLET, P. CHAMAKIOTIS

Manifestations of digital epistemic coloniality on health platforms

Organisational Behaviour in Health Care (OBHC) Conference

Conference Presentations

2022

CHAMAKIOTIS, P., S. MASIERO, N. ALJABR

The shifting role of social media throughout refugee journeys

Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems (MCIS)

Conference Proceedings

2022

ALJABR, N., D. PETRAKAKI, P. CHAMAKIOTIS, S. NEWELL

Connectivity within a context: Exploring parameters beyond professionals’ control

Academy of Management (AOM)

Conference Proceedings

2022

CAÑIBANO, A., P. CHAMAKIOTIS, E. RUSSELL

Employee experiences and well-being in rapidly transformed virtual teams

Academy of Management (AOM)

Media

2022

CHAMAKIOTIS, P

Guiding principles for leaders of newly formed virtual teams

Digital Futures at Work Blog

Media

2022

CHAMAKIOTIS, P

Desafíos laborales en la pospandemia: el ‘síndrome burnout’

elPeriodico

Academic Articles

2021

CHAMAKIOTIS, P., D. PETRAKAKI, N. PANTELI

Social value creation through digital activism in an online health community

INFORMATION SYSTEMS JOURNAL, 31(1), 94-119