Robert G. Eccles is a Professor of Management Practice at Harvard Business School. Right after receiving tenure in 1989, Professor Eccles started doing research on corporate reporting, a topic which remains of great interest to him from a research, managerial practice and public policy perspective. In addition to having written three books on the subject, Dr. Eccles is also a member of the Steering Committee of the International Integrated Reporting Committee. In 2011, Dr. Eccles was selected as one of the 2010′s Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior for his extensive, positive contribution to building trust in business.

Dr. Eccles received an S.B. in Mathematics and an S.B. in Humanities and Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1973) and an A.M. (1975) and Ph.D. in Sociology (1979) from Harvard University.