World Class Faculty


Those who are inspired, inspire others. Our distinguished academics with broad industry experience and seasoned business leaders bring frontline insights to your classroom. Their dedication to teaching, high-impact research and profound understanding of Western and Asian business environments create an exceptional learning experience when you join us.

Our Professors


DBA, University of Newcastle
Sheila Wang is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Analytics & Operations and the Academic Director of the MBA Consulting Project. Prof. Wang has broad experience both in academia and industry. Before joining NUS Business School, she held leadership roles in Silicon Valley and the Asia Pacific, directing billion dollar operations for Hewlett-Packard and Agilent Technologies. She has led teams of more than 100 business specialists to collaborate in the sourcing, evaluation, strategic partnerships and alliances of global organisations to deliver leading-edge technologies, services and products. In addition to her role at NUS, she advises Fortune 100 companies and serves on the boards of several U.S. universities.


PhD, University of Toronto
Kim Sun-Bae is a Practice Professor in the Department of Strategy and Policy. His broad industry experience includes executive positions at Goldman Sachs, where he led teams of economists in Beijing, Hong Kong, Mumbai and Singapore and became a recognised expert on Asian macroeconomic analysis. Prof. Kim also served as an economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, managing the bank’s monetary policy analysis with a specific focus on Pacific Basin economies.


PhD, London Business School
Jochen Wirtz is a Professor of Marketing and the Vice-Dean of the Graduate Studies Office, which oversees the MBA and Executive MBA programmes. Prof. Wirtz holds a Ph.D. in services marketing from the London Business School, and his research since has focuses on service marketing and has been published in some 100 academic journal articles (incl. in Harvard Business Review), 130 conference presentations, and some 40 book chapters. In recognition of his excellence in teaching and research, he has received over 40 awards, including the Academy of Marketing Science (AMS) 2012 Outstanding Marketing Teacher Award (the highest recognition of teaching excellence of AMS globally) and the prestigious, top university-level Outstanding Educator Award at NUS.


PhD, Cornell University
Joseph Cherian is a Practice Professor of Finance and Director of the Centre for Asset Management Research and Investments. Prior to joining NUS Business School, he was an Executive-in-Residence at Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School of Management, where he served as a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council. Prof. Cherian’s experience also includes various senior positions in the Quantitative Strategies Group at Credit Suisse Alternative Investments in New York.


PhD, University of Michigan
Nitin Pangarkar is the Academic Director of the NUS MBA programme and an Associate Professor in the Department of Strategy and Policy. The recipient of numerous accolades for his teaching and service, Prof. Pangarkar has broad experience as a lecturer in business schools around the world and a consultant for top-tier companies in the Asia, Europe and the United States. He serves on the editorial review board of the Strategic Management Journal.

World Class Faculty

PhD, London Business School
Nitin Pangarkar
PhD, University of Michigan
Strategy and Policy
Brian Hwarng
PhD, Arizona State University
Managing Operations
Sheila Wang
DBA, University of Newcastle
Analytics & Operations
Joseph Cherian
PhD, Cornell University
Asset Management Research and Investments
Kim Sun-Bae
PhD, University of Toronto
Strategy and Policy
Andrew Delios
PhD, University of Western Ontario
Corporate Strategy
Chia Ho Beng
PhD, University of British Columbia
Leadership in Organisations
Chu-Chu-Lin Singfat
PhD, University of British Columbia
Analytics for Managers
Ph.D, Stanford University
Analytics and Operations
Ravi Jain
PhD, University of California at Los Angeles
Investment Analysis and Management Financial Management
Ishtiaq Mahmood
PhD, Harvard University
Strategy & Policy
Marleen Dieleman
Ph.D, Leiden University
Strategy & Policy
Vishal Narayan
Ph.D, New York University
Winston Kwok
Ph.D, MBA, University of Western Ontario
Sandy Lim
Ph.D, University of Michigan
Management & Organisation
In many ways the NUS MBA was a journey of self-discovery and one after which I have come out stronger and ready to restart my career in earnest.
Indonesia, Class of 2017
2015 Intake, Full-time