Sérgio Lazzarini


Sérgio Lazzarini is a Full Professor at Insper, Brazil, and a leading expert in impact investment and social entrepreneurship in Latin America. He has published a number of works on business strategies in emerging markets and relations between private companies and the public sector, which are topics he also covers in corporate lectures and interviews to the press. More recently he worked in partnership with various nonprofit organizations to disseminate the so-called “impact investments” to obtain measurable social results as well as financial returns. In this context, Lazzarini coordinates Center for the Measurement of Social and Environmental Impact Investments. Sérgio holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration (fields of Organization and Strategy) from the John M. Olin School of Business at Washington University, and was visiting professor at Harvard between 2010 and 2012.