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

  • Leadership Development
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
Wilton Chau
Wilton Chau
Entrepreneuship

MBA Courses Taught

  • Business Field Study - Asia
  • Applied Entrepreneurship: Remodeling & Fundraising in Asia
  • Venture Capital & Private Equity

Previous Professional Experience

Professor Chau has over 30 years of experience in venture development, venture capital and angel investment in Asia. He is the Founding Chairman of the Pan Asia Venture Development Platform (PAVD), a platform cooperating with the MBA Programs in various universities to help students develop technology ventures in Asia. He is also a Vice Chairman of the Hong Kong Biotechnology Organization, and an Asia Advisor to Hawaii Business Entrepreneurs and Angels Network (HiBEAN). In the academic side, in addition to his position as Professor of Practice in Entrepreneurship in CUHK, he is the Protégé Fund Curriculum Director of Singapore Management University, a member of the Advisory Committee (Business Degree) in the Singapore University of Social Sciences, and an External Examiner (BBA entrepreneurship) of Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) in Malaysia. Prof. Chau is also an Editorial Board member of the SAGE Open Publication and a Founding Council Member (Finance) of Asia Entrepreneurship Education Alliance of 24 top universities from China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Wilton Chau
Professor of Practice in Entrepreneurship
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 Markets and Instruments
Paul McGuinness
Professor, Department of Finance
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
  • Business Negotiation
Xianchi Dai
Associate Professor, Department of Marketing