Dr. Melissa Vasi FRSA

Senior Lecturer in Open Innovation and Strategic Management

Dr. Melissa Vasi teaches Open Innovation and Strategic Management at Longford International College. She specializes in business administration, entrepreneurship and innovation. Her current research is on open and social innovation. 

Melissa completed her Doctorate in Business Administration (Summa cum Laude) at Uninettuno University under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Vincent English. She also holds an MBA in Digital Technology (Summa cum Laude) from Uninettuno University and a Bachelor of Computer Science from Milano-Bicocca University.

Melissa's work experience includes business consulting and IT project management in Italy and strategic management of the real estate sector in Germany.

Melissa is a native Italian speaker and is fluent in English, German and Spanish.

Melissa is a proud Fellow of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA), and a Member of the Royal Economic Society (RES).
Research Interests
  • Open and Social Innovation
  • Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Intrapreneurship and Entrepreneurship
  • Strategic Management
  • Business Administration
  • Adult education and Digital technologies


Dr. Melissa Vasi

Senior Lecturer in Open Innovation and Strategic Management

Department of Economics

Longford International College