CUHK Business SchoolCUHK MBA Programs
CUHK Business SchoolCUHK MBA Programs

Faculty Profiles

Faculty Profiles

Our faculty comprises both internationally-trained and globally-recognized research faculty and highly-experienced and accomplished industry professionals. We believe a well-balanced teaching structure between theory and practice is the key to cultivate successful business leaders.


Partial list of professors and brief bio

David Ahlstrom
David Ahlstrom
Management

Research Interests

Technology Transfer, R& D -Communities; Technology and Entrepreneurship; Turnarounds; Institutional Theory

MBA Courses Taught

  • Leading Organizations
  • Organizational Behaviour
David Ahlstrom
Professor, Department of Management
Thomas Bain
Thomas Bain
Finance

MBA Courses Taught

  • Fixed-Income Securities Analysis
  • Money and Capital Markets

Previous Professional Experience

  • Former Managing Director of JP Morgan, Chairman of Bahama Tel, Director of Barclays Wealth.
  • Prof. Bain is currently the Managing Director of Bain Leadership Advisors Ltd.
Thomas Bain
Adjunct Professor, Department of Finance
Giles Brennand
Giles Brennand
Management

Research Interests

Corporate Governance; Management in multi-cultural institutions: Financial Services in Asia

MBA Courses Taught

  • Management Consulting
  • Selected Topics in Business: Management in Action

Previous Professional Experience

  • Twenty years' experience in managing consulting
  • As a partner with Boston Consulting Group for six years as well as leading the Hong Kong office, he also had responsibility for the Financial Services industry and the Organization practice for Greater China, and the Insurance industry across Asia.
  • Prof. Brennand has also previously worked in management consulting for Accenture, A.T.Kearney, Booz & Co., Deloitte, and PriceWaterhouse Coopers.
Giles Brennand
Adjunct Professor, Department of Management
Wilton Chau
Wilton Chau
Entrepreneuship

MBA Courses Taught

  • Business Field Study - Asia
  • New Venture Business Project - Fundraising for Entrepreneurial Venturing
  • Venture Capital & Private Equity

Previous Professional Experience

Prof. Chau has over 28-year extensive experience in venture development and investment in the Asian Pacific region. Currently he is the Founding Chairman of QLeap Venture Fund, a venture capital fund mainly investing in Asian early-stage technology ventures; Founder of Pan Asia Venture Development Platform (PAVD); an Honorary Founding Joint Vice Chairman (Finance) of the Asia Entrepreneurship Education Alliance (AEEA), an alliance formed by deans and professors from 24 renowned universities in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore; the Founding Vice Chairman of the Hong Kong Business Angel Network; and a Founding Council member of the Hong Kong Biotechnology Organization. In addition, Professor Chau sits in the Board of several technology ventures and listed companies including the Chinese second largest steel manufacturer, Angang Steel, and property developer, U-Home Group.

Wilton Chau
Professor of Practice in Entrepreneurship
Ming-kang Liu
Ming-kang Liu
China Business

MBA Courses Taught

  • China in Transition: Growth Model Change and Innovation

Previous Professional Experience

Prof. Liu Served as the first Chairman of the ChinaBanking Regulatory Commission (CBRC) between March 2003 and October 2011, Senior fellow of Hong Kong Institute of Bankers.

Ming-kang Liu
Honorary Professor of CUHK Business School
Paul McGuinness
Paul McGuinness
Finance

Research Interests

Financial Markets; Financial Analysis and Corporate Control

MBA Courses Taught

  • Corporate Fund-Raising Initiatives in the Chinese Equity Markets
  • Financial Management
Paul McGuinness
Professor, Department of Finance
Noorein Inamdar
Noorein Inamdar
Management

MBA Courses Taught

  • Human Resource Management
  • Leadership Development
  • Leading Organizations
  • Strategic Management

Previous Professional Experience

Ms. Noorein Inamdar is an Associate Professor of Management (Practice) at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Professor Inamdar studies and implements innovative teaching pedagogies for executive development, EMBA and MBA business programs. She has taught classes in organizational leadership, strategic management, global strategy, organizational theory, health care economics, mathematical statistics and econometrics. She has also worked as a faculty advisor for business coaching programs, capstone projects and business plans in the Silicon Valley.

Professor Inamdar has extensive practical business experience across a variety of industries. She was a Silicon Valley engineer and worked for two start-ups, Intel and Bechtel National. She also worked as a management consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers, Gemini Consulting and Deloitte Consulting. Professor Inamdar now provides corporate education to various organizations in the areas of strategic management and leadership.

Noorein Inamdar
Associate Professor of Practice in Management
Xianchi Dai
Xianchi Dai
Marketing

Research Interests

Consumer Judgement and Decision Making; Preference Construction and Valuation; Self Control and Intertemporal Choice

MBA Courses Taught

  • Behavioral Decision Making
Xianchi Dai
Associate Professor, Department of Marketing