Dr Dionysia Katelouzou is a Reader in Corporate Law at The Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London, specialising in the areas of investor stewardship, comparative and transnational corporate governance, shareholder activism, and sustainability. Her work is distinctive in its empirical orientation and combines socio-legal analysis with empirical methods, including econometric analysis, network analysis, in-depth interviews and natural language processing. Her current research looks at the role of stewardship and sustainability reporting in producing norms or pressuring changes in investment practices on a domestic, EU, international and transnational scale.
She holds a PhD and an LLM (first class) from the University of Cambridge, and an LLB (summa cum laude) from the University of Athens. She is a member of the Bar of Athens and a Research Associate at the Centre of Business Research at the University of Cambridge, while in the past she had been a Visiting Researcher at the University of Pennsylvania and a Visiting Lecturer at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (London), among others.
Dr Katelouzou is leading the ECGI-supported Global Shareholder Stewardship project, consisting of more than 100 academic and non-academic members across 24 countries around the world and she has received research funding from the British Academy and the Economic and Social Research Council. She has authorship of approximately 30 research outputs (including 1 edited handbook, 8 journal articles, and 9 book chapters) with >190 citations and has been presented extensively at meetings and conferences around the world.
Dr Katelouzou was awarded the Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP prize for the best ECGI Law Working Paper in 2020 for her co-authored paper, The Global Diffusion of Stewardship Codes.