Bob Eccles is professor of management practice at Harvard Business School. He first joined the faculty in 1979 and received tenure in 1989. He left in 1993 to work in the private sector and rejoined the faculty in 2007. Right after receiving tenure, Professor Eccles started doing research on corporate reporting, a topic that remains of great interest to him from a research, managerial practice, and public policy perspective. He has written four books on this subject.

He is working with BHI on the topic of corporate sustainability.