Professor and Provost for Research and Innovation, Malaysia University of Science and Technology (MUST) / Senior Fellow, the Malaysian Institute for Economic Research (MIER)
WILLIAMS is a Professor and Provost for Research and Innovation at the Malaysia University of Science and Technology (MUST). He is a Senior Fellow at the Malaysian Institute for Economic Research (MIER) and a Visiting Research Fellow at Bank Negara Malaysia.
A graduate of the University of Cambridge, he has held academic positions at the London Business School, Pembroke College University of Oxford and the University of London.
He is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute and was elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts in 2004. Geoffrey has been living and working in Asia for 20 years focusing on economic policy, higher education and sustainability.
Professor Williams created the SRI-Kehati Sustainability Index for the Indonesian Stock Exchange and the Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) Blueprint for the Malaysian Government. In 2017 he was honoured with the Lifetime Contribution Award for his work on corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability around the world.
Recent books include Responsible Management in Asia – Perspectives on CSR (Palgrave-Macmillan) and Advancing Innovation and Sustainable Outcomes in International Graduate Education, with Mohan Raj Gurubatham (IGI Global, Pennsylvania). He appears daily in the media and has a column on economic issues in Free Malaysia Today.