Karolos is an Associate Professor of Marketing at the University of York, U.K. He has been a visiting professor at the Copenhagen Business School and University of Athens. His main research and teaching interests lie in the areas of strategic marketing, corporate sustainability, and branding. His research has been published in prestigious scientific journals including Journal of Business Research and International Marketing Review, while his work has been regularly presented at the leading scientific marketing conferences across the globe. He also serves as member the editorial review board of Journal of Business Research(CSR & Business Ethics section).
Karolos is the co-editor of the book “Ethical Consumption” which will be published in May 2023. To date, he has gained a funding of £250,000 in total for research projects with environmental and social impact in Europe and Africa.
His teaching performance is consistently commended through excellent evaluation scores while he has been recently nominated by his students for the Teaching Excellence Award of the University of York. Karolos has also served as advisor on sustainability to CEOs (APIVITA, Landmark Environmental) and he has extensive experience in executive education (Allianz, Public Power Corporation, Alpha Bank, among others). In the past, he has been invited to deliver keynote speeches to academic and business organisations (University of Vienna, National Bank of Greece, among others).
He has been a regular contributor to British and Greek Media both for press (Kathimerini, Ethnos, SKAI.gr, Huffington Post) and TV (Channel 4, SKAI, One TV, Al Jazeera, OPEN TV).
He grew up in Corinth, Greece.