Constantine Manasakis is economist (MBA, PhD), Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Science, University of Crete. He holds a B.A. from the Department of Economics, University of Athens, a Joint Engineering-Economics MBA from the School of Electrical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, and Ph.D. in Economics from the Department of Economics, University of Crete. His current professional interests focus on issues related to strategic corporate responsibility and sustainable development. He has publications in international scientific journals, participations in national and international research and development projects, and has provided consulting services to private and public organizations.