Prof. Dr. George Malcotsis

George Malcotsis was born in Greece and grew up in Egypt. He graduated with a Bachelors and Masters in Engineering from the Universities of Surrey and London. He earned a Doctorate in Engineering from the University of Cambridge, England. He has attended a Senior Executive Business Administration Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Boston, USA.

George Malcotsis began his career in a teaching and research position at the University of Cambridge. From 1976 to 1990 he worked for a major internationally active engineering consulting firm in Switzerland. His last position in the firm was that of president.

In 1990 Prof. Malcotsis joined KPMG Switzerland as a partner on the director level. His first responsibility was to head the international management consulting division. From 1997 to 2007 he was assigned as managing director of SOFI, the Swiss Organisation for Facilitating Investments, which was an instrument funded by the Swiss Government and operated by KPMG.

In 2007 he was nominated visiting professor at the Napier University Business School in Edinburgh, Scotland. His special field of research and teaching is business planning and intercultural business negotiations.

Prof. Malcotsis’ fields of expertise are corporate strategy and business planning, project evaluation, management training and coaching, international corporate finance, and mergers and acquisitions. Through managing business operations in over 80 countries, Prof. Malcotsis has gained extensive international experience and an ability to operate across cultural barriers.

In 2007 Prof. Malcotsis became Partner of DIAS.


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