Professor & Director, Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, University of Oxford

Mette Morsing


Professor of Business Sustainability and the Director of the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment at the University of Oxford, which she joined in 2023, having served the United Nations in New York over almost four years heading the UN’s largest initiative with more than 800 universities and business schools to transform leadership education towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs).

At the Oxford Smith School Mette Morsing leads a team of more than one hundred scholars and a team of administrative staff committed to achieving NetZero and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through interdisciplinary, international and impactful teaching and research.

Over the past twenty years, she has been interested in how businesses engage in society to address the world’s sustainability challenges. Business are challenging the planetary boundaries of our earth but they are also strategically pursuing novel models of development that takes into consideration the prosperity of future generations.