Sudhir Rama Murthy

Sudhir Rama Murthy

Research Fellow

Saïd Business School
University of Oxford
Park End Street


Sudhir is a Research Fellow focusing on responsible management practices. 

Sudhir is a Research Fellow with Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, working on responsible business. He holds a PhD in Engineering from the University of Cambridge, where he specialised in sustainable manufacturing. Sudhir is also an Early Career Research Fellow of the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship and a Senior Common Room Member of St Antony’s College, Oxford.

Sudhir’s current focus is on responsible management where firms profitably tackle societal and environmental concerns. His research bridges management practices to accounting practices of responsible corporations.

He has a broad interest in how ongoing political shifts and technological shifts are shaping avenues for responsible business. He co-edited a book in 2019 on sustainable manufacturing and post-globalisation.

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Sudhir was a Manmohan Singh Scholar of St John’s College, University of Cambridge, for his doctoral studies.  He holds a master’s degree from the Indian Institute of Science. He is part of the Consultative Group to Principal Scientific Adviser, Government of India.

Read Sudhir's CV.


Sudhir’s research interests are in the following areas

  • Responsible management
  • Sustainable supply chains
  • Circular Economy
  • Business-nonprofit partnerships
  • Technology strategy


Sudhir engages with the World Economic Forum and other organisations

  • Sudhir is part of the WEF Council on Global Public Goods in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. He is exploring how the 4IR can help manage and govern natural capital.

       Read more about Sudhir on the WEF website

  • He is also part of the Consultative Group to Principal Scientific Adviser, Government of India,  where he participates in conversations on environment and waste.


Sudhir has tutored or guest-lectured on Global Opportunities and Threats Oxford, Responsible Business, and Supply Chain Management