Since July 2019, Dr. Sylvia Grewatsch has been an Assistant Professor of Strategy at the Goodman School of Business, Brock University. Her research interest lies at the intersection of sustainability, strategy, and innovation.

Prior to joining Brock University, Dr. Sylvia Grewatsch was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Ivey Business School, Western University. While at Ivey, she was also part of the Network for Business Sustainability (NBS) innovation research team. During her Postdoc, Dr. Sylvia Grewatsch explored and analyzed innovation processes at multiple Canadian organizations, in order to develop sustainable innovation processes and practices for shared value creation. Sylvia Grewatsch’s collaboration partners on this project were Professor Tima Bansal (Ivey Business School) and Professor Joel Gehman (University of Alberta).

Before coming to Canada for her Postdoctoral work, Dr. Sylvia Grewatsch lived in Aarhus (Denmark) where she completed her Ph.D. in Management (May 2016) and Master of Science in Strategy, Organization, and Leadership at Aarhus University (October 2012). Her doctoral research work tackled the business case of sustainability and the research questions when and how does it pays to be good for organizations. Her dissertation supervisor was Professor Ingo Kleindienst.

Dr. Sylvia Grewatsch’s work has been awarded multiple times. Among others, Dr. Sylvia Grewatsch received the EDAMBA dissertation award for the best Management Dissertation in Europe (2017), and her Postdoctoral research work was recognized as highly commended by the UN-sponsored International Green Gown Award (2019) for Impact on Business and Society.