Prof. Chatterjee, Chair of the Board of Governors


Prof. Samir Chatterjee

Emeritus Professor Samir Ranjan Chatterjee has been involved in management education in the global arena for more than four decades. Professor Chatterjee has been one of the founding members of the Society for Global Business and Economic Development (SGBED) and has served as its President for a term. Currently, he is the Chair of the Board of Governors. Besides his home base at Curtin University in Australia, he has lived and worked for extended periods in more than fifteen countries. Within Curtin University, he has been recognised as one of the pioneers in the area of the University’s international strategy development and alliance building. He has authored and co-authored eleven books and also contributed thirty five book chapters. About two hundred refereed scholarly articles in international journals and conference proceedings. He has led and contributed to a large number of senior level Australian Government funded (Aus-Aid) capacity building Management Development Programmes for senior government officials in Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia, China and India. During April-June 2001, he led a major capacity building project funded by Aus-Aid in the area of human resource reorganization for the Ministry of Finance (MOF) in China. He was also the co-leader of an Australia government funded Masters Degree Program for senior officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Culture (MOFTEC) in China on the eve of the country’s joining the WTO regime. He was the Expert Reviewer for the Asian Development Bank’s USD$250 Million Higher Education Program in Indonesia travelling across the country over a period of three months. During 1994 – 95, he lived in Mongolia for a year as the United Nations Adviser in the development of management education in the country. Following the assignment, he  worked extensively in Mongolia until 1999 as Director of a number of large capacity building programs funded by the United Nations Development Program. From 2013 – 2014 he was the Project Advisor of a pro-poor capacity building programme for senior Public Sector officials in Mongolia. Currently Prof Chatterjee is the International Advisor to the Asia E-University in Malaysia. He is on the global faculty of the prestigious International Masters Program for Practicing Managers (IMPM).

Professor Chatterjee has been a visiting fellow at the Hokkaido University, Japan, Marquette University USA and University of Ljubljana in former Yugoslavia. The American Graduate School of International Management (AGISM) named him a Presidential Fellow in 1988-89. He was a distinguished visiting fellow for six months at the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta (Sir Ratan Tata Fellow) during 1996-97 and continues his visiting relationship with IIMC through active involvement in teaching, research and national Executive Development Programs. He has been a visitor to the University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) Beijing for over 20 years. He is an adjunct faculty member for the Masters Program for Chinese Practising Managers (CMPM) at Renmin University, China. Government of Mongolia nominated him as an Adjunct Professor of the Institute of Administration and Management (IAMD) in 1995. He was a visiting professor at the E.M. Lyon Management School in France and K. S. Graduate School of Business in Switzerland in 2001. Professor Chatterjee is an advisor of the Swiss Management Forum based in Zurich. He is Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management and an Emeritus member of the Academy of Management. He is cited in a large number of international, Asian regional and Australian “Who’s Who”.