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Core Research Team

Area Leaders lead region-specific research themes, coordinate with institutional partners for annual survey and research activities, and represent the region in the annual forum and flagship projects. 

Southeast Asia and India

Sasidaran Gopalan

Senior Research Fellow, Nanyang CEM

Eastern Europe and CIS

Christopher A. Hartwell 

Professor of Financial Systems Resilience, Bournemouth University and Professor of I​nternational Management, Kozminski University

Latin America

William Newburry​

Ryder Eminent Scholar of Global Business and Chair, Department of International Business, Florida International University

Visiting Associate Professor, NBS
Senior Research Fellow, Nanyang CEM

CEM core researchers and GIP country representatives prepare regular reports and coordinate global research projects.

BOH Wai Fong​
Professor, NBS
Research Interests: Knowledge and information managment, innovation and entrepreneurship

Ass​ociate Professor, NBS
Research In​​terests:
Decision making, cultu​ral psychology, neuroscience

FOO Maw Der   ​
Associate Professor, NBS
Research In​​terests:
Entrepreneurship, high growth startups, venture success, leadership 

KANG Jun-Koo
Professor, NBS
Research In​​terests:
Corporate and international finance, cross-border mergers and acquisitions​

Elison LIM
Ass​ociate Professor, NBS
Research In​​terests:
Marketing, cross-cultural consumer differences
Marilyn Ang UY  ​
Ass​ociate Professor, NBS
Research​ In​​terests:​erests: Entrepreneurship, affect and emotions, work& motivations;
Professor, NBS
Research In​​terests: Sustainable operations and supply chains, corporate sustainaility
Ass​ociate Professor, 
Macquarie Univers​ity​​
Research In​​terests:​
Customer loyalty, ethnic marketing, East Asia 

Stephanie WANG
Assistant Professor, Kelley School of Business
Research​​ I​​​n​​​terests:
Sustainability, emerging market businesses

Associate Professor, Nankai Unversity
Research​​ I​​​n​​​terests:
Strategic management, international business

Sadat REZA​​
​Assistant Professor, NBS
Research Interests: Econometrics of social and spatial interaction; econometrics of duration data; digital technology in emerging markets

Yougesh Khatri​
Associate Professor (Practice), College of Business (Nanyang Business School) - Division of Banking & Finance


Country Representatives

​​Michel Hermans, A​ssistant Professor of Organizational Behavior
IAE Business School, Argentina

​Hasina Sheykh, Professor of Banking and Insurance 
University of Dhaka​, Bangladesh

​Maria Tereza Leme Fleury, Professor of International Strategy and Director of FGV SP, Sao Paulo School of Business Administration, Brazil

​Angus Munro, ​Vice-President for Research, Development and Policy 
T​ony Fern​andes School of Business, University of Cambodia

​Santiago Mingo, Associate Professor of Business Administration
Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, Chile

​Maria Alejandra Gonzalez-Perez, Professor of Management
Universidad EAFIT, Colombia

​​​Martin Lukeš, Vice Dean for Research and Head of Entrepreneurship
University of Econo​​mics, Prague, Czech Republic

​Maha Mourad, Chair of Departmen​t of Management
The American University in Cairo, Egypt ​​

​Dániel Havran, Associate Professor and Research Director
Corvinus University of Budapest, Corvinus Business School, Hungary
​Rishikesha T. Krishnan, Professor of Strategy
IIMB (Indian Institute of Management Bangalore), India

​Irwan Adi Ekaputra, Professor of Finance
Faculty of Economics and Business, Universitas Indonesia ​

​Katsuhiko Shimizu, Professor of Organizational Behavior
Gr​​aduate School of Business Administration, Keio University, Japan

Subr​amanian Venkat, Associate Dean for Research
Nazarbayev University G​​raduate School of Business, Kazakhstan 

Hellen O​​tieno, Faculty Director
Strathmore University Business School, Kenya

​Meshari Al-Hajri, Dean, College of Business Administration
Kuwait University, Kuwait

​​Phouphet Kyophilavong, Vice Dean of Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, National University of Laos  

Noor Azina Ismail, Professor, Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya, Malaysia

​ Miguel Ángel Montoya Bayardo, Professor of Economics and Business Administration, Tecnológico De Monterrey, Mexico

​Frank Ojadi, Research Director 
Lagos Business School, Nigeria

​Saad Azmat, Associate Dean of Research, Suleman Dawood School of Business, Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan

​Armando Borda, Director of International MBA
ESAN Graduate School of Business, Peru

​Enrico Osi, Faculty, Leadership and Strategy Department, John Gokongwei School of Management, Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines

​Mariola Ciszewska-Mlinaric, Assistant Professor of Strategy
Kozminski University, Poland

​Natalya I. Guseva, Professor, National Research University 
Higher School of Economics (HSE), Russia

​Danie Petzer, Professor and Director of Research
Gordon Institute of Business Science, University of Pretoria​, South Africa

​Jooyoung Kwak, Associate Professor of International Business
Yonsei School of Business, Yonsei University, South Korea

​M. A. Y. D. Madurapperuma, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Management and Finance, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

​Pavida Pananond, Associate Professor of International Business, Thammasat Business School, Thailand

​Martin Spraggon, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
Mohammed bin Rashid School of Government, United Arab Emirates

William Newburry, Chair and Ryder Eminent Scholar of Global Business​
Florida International University, USA

​Ravi Ramamurti, Distinguished Professor of International Business
Northeastern University, USA

​Peter Williamson, Professor of International Management, The China-UK Global Issues Dialogue Centre, Jesus College Cambridge, UK

​Le Trung Thanh, Head of Research, University of Economics and Business Vietnam National University, Hanoi

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