Associate Fellow
King’s Business School, King’s College London

Andreas was awarded a grant from the Digit Innovation Fund 2021 on Robots at the Gates? Robotic Process, Automation, Skills, and Institutions: The Case of Financial Services in the UK and Germany.


Andreas Kornelakis is a Senior Lecturer in International Management at King’s College London. He received his PhD from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and has been visitor in several universities such as: the University of Amsterdam; National University of Ireland (Galway); the European University Institute (Florence); and Athens University of Economics and Business.

Research interests

Andreas’ research interests fall largely within comparative management, HRM and employment relations. In his research he applies a comparative and institutional perspective, and current projects and interests are focused on: digitalisation of service work and platform work; digital firms, platform networks and competitive dynamics; job quality and high-performance work systems.

Recent publications

Journal articles
Digit working papers

Robots at the Gates? Robotic Process Automation, Skills and Institutions in Knowledge-Intensive Business Services

Kornelakis, A., Benassi, C., Grimshaw, D. and Miozzo, M. (2022), Digit Working Paper No. 4

Other publications
Research Articles

Kornelakis A and Hublart P. (2021) ‘Digital markets, competition regimes and models of capitalism: A comparative institutional analysis of European and US responses to Google.’ Competition & Change. doi:10.1177/10245294211011295

Kornelakis A and Petrakaki D. (2020) ‘Embedding employability skills in UK higher education: Between digitalization and marketization.’ Industry and Higher Education. 34(5):290-297.

Petrakaki, D. and Kornelakis, A. (2016), ‘We can only request what’s in our protocol’: technology and work autonomy in healthcare. New Technology, Work and Employment, 31: 223-237.


Kornelakis A. (2021) Digitalization, Institutions and the Future of Sustainable Work. In: Park S.H., Gonzalez-Perez M.A., Floriani D.E. (eds) The Palgrave Handbook of Corporate Sustainability in the Digital Era. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham.

Policy publications

Kornelakis, A. and Petrakaki, D. (2017) ‘Digitalisation of Work: Blessing for Some, Curse for Others’ LSE Business

Review (4 Dec 2017)

£123,000 awarded in Digit Innovation Fund Round 2

28 July 2021

Projects awarded funding include research into the deployment of digital technologies in social care work and exploring disability, neurodiversity and remote working.