⬡ You will learn from an impressive line-up of professors who are not just great scholars or business leaders, but also exceptional teachers.  

Meet Our Professors

⬡ Our Academic Faculty boasts some of the best scholars from top global institutions whereas our Industry Faculty comprises business veterans from leading global firms across different fields. Together, they will help you bridge theory and practice so that you can apply what you have learnt in the workplace.

⬡ Academic Faculty

Representing more than 15 countries, our elite faculty members can broaden your perspective of global business management and share their sharp business insights about Asia.

In addition to being great scholars, these professors are also wonderful teachers who impart their knowledge to you in an effective and engaging manner.


Prof. Tai-Yuan Chen

PhD, University of Texas at Dallas

Research focus: Corporate Governance, Disclosure, Executive compensation


Prof. Stephen Nason

PhD, University of Southern California

Research focus: International Management and Culture, Organizational Learning and Culture


Prof. Xinyu Hua

PhD, Northwestern University

Research focus: Industrial Organization, Law and Economics, Contract Theory 


Prof. Jaideep Sengupta

PhD, University of California at Los Angeles

Research focus: Consumer Information Processing, Persuasion and Attitude Strength, Effects of Marketing Communications, Self-regulation and Self-control 


Prof. Allen Huang

PhD, Duke University

Research focus: Blockchain and Cryptocurrency, Earnings Management, Fintech and Big Data, Machine Learning, Securities Regulation 

⬡ Industry Faculty

We understand that practical experience is as important as theoretical knowledge when it comes to achieving business success, which is why you will learn from an impressive list of industry faculty with extensive management experience.

Our faculty members offer a taste of real-life experience that you can apply to your everyday work, plus tried and tested industry success secrets you will not get anywhere else. 


Prof. Larry Franklin

Former General Manager - Investments & Head Legal Counsel, Hutchison Whampoa

MBA, JD, Stanford University

Courses: Effective Negotiations, Managing a Venture Capital Fund


Prof. Caroline Wang

Former Chief Marketing Officer & Chief Information Officer, IBM

MSc, Harvard University

Course: Managerial Communication 


Prof. Chris Doran

Former Director of Strategic Planning and Development, A.S. Watsons


Courses: Management Consulting, Applied Merger & Acquisition


Ms. Ketty Pucci-Sisti Maisonrouge 

President, Luxury Education Foundation, Founder, Investment Manager, KFMG

LLM, University of Paris I: Pantheon-Sorbonne

Course: Luxury Strategy


Prof. Roger King

Former President & Chief Executive, Sa Sa International Holdings


Course: Family Business

*The faculty list may be subject to change from year to year.

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⬡ Top 25 MBA in the World for 14 Consecutive Years by Financial Times

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