Faculty28/06/2023 2023-11-30 10:56
CBA - Purpose, People & Performance
Visiting Lecturer & Speechwriter at Cambridge University. Simon Lancaster is one of the world’s top speechwriters. He first became a speechwriter in the late 1990s writing for members of Tony Blair’s Cabinet. He has since written speeches for the CEOs of many of the biggest companies in the world including Unilever, HSBC, Intercontinental Hotels, Rio Tinto, Nokia and Nestle. Lancaster is author of the best-selling books Speechwriting: The Expert Guide and Winning Minds: Secrets from the Language of Leadership. He is a visiting lecturer at Cambridge University and appears regularly on BBC News.
Professor of Organizational Behavior at UCL School of Management. Raina Brands is a Professor of Organizational Behavior UCL School of Management. She was previously part of the faculty at Cambridge University and London Business School. Professor Brands studies focus on gender bias in organizations through the lens of social networks. She examines how women's careers and reputations are helped and hindered by informal social networks of friendship and advice and her work is published in numerous publications. She holds a PhD from Cambridge University and a Bachelor of Psychological Science from Queensland University.
Senior Lecturer in Operations Manage-ment at MIT Sloan School. Don Kieffer is a Senior Lecturer in Operations Management at MIT Sloan School of Management, MIT Faculty Program Director and Managing Partner of the Milwaukee Consulting Group, where he is implementing sustainable improvements through executive coaching. Kieffer was Vice President at Harley-Davidson for 15 years and Senior Vice President at Intermatic. He is an expert in Toyota methods and offers advice on large-scale improvement campaigns and specific projects. He also holds a BSc in Electrical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh.
Professor, Head of Accounting & Finance, Kingston Business School. Giampiero Favato began his career in the pharmaceuticals industry, working his way up through the corporate finance, economics and business development divisions within Eli Lilly. In 1998 he moved to Schering-Plough as Director of their Primary Care Business Unit, and completed an MBA at the University of Chicago. When Schering-Plough entered into a joint venture with Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD) in 2001, Professor Favato was given a senior leadership role. This coincided with him beginning a DBA.
Prof. at London Business School Ioannou is a leading strategy scholar whose research focuses on Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). His award-winning academic work evolves around two main themes: a) understanding how the broader investment community perceives, evaluates and reacts to corporate engagement with, and integration of, environmental and social issues into strategy and b) understanding the multiple and multilevel factors that may affect the corporate decision to adopt environmentally and socially responsible strategies. Prof. Ioannou graduated magna cum laude from Yale University, majoring in Economics and Mathematics and holds a Ph.D. in Business Economics from Harvard University and the Harvard Business School.
Andrew C. Wicks
Professor of Business Administration at Darden School of Business. Through Professor Wicks teaching and research, he encourages us to ask questions about how we live and operate in the world - as individuals, as organizations and as a society. An ethicist with a background in religious studies, he examines both the theoretical and practical implications of ethics through thought- provoking exercises. An expert in integrating ethics across the organization and across academic disciplines, Wicks also serves as an adjunct professor in the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy.