International Advisory Board (IAB)

International Advisory Board (IAB) for the SGH Warsaw School of Economics is a consultative body that has been created to advise the SGH Rector on matters concerning current challenges and long-term strategy for the university.

Respectively, it sets out the direction to be taken and offers some guidance as how to achieve strategic goals and how to evaluate the overall scientific results of the SGH Warsaw School of Economics. These are crucial for fulfilling criteria of the international accreditations as well as for being ranked among the best universities in the field economic studies and the executive education.

The IAB for SGH is formed by a group of distinguished scholars and experienced university leaders coming from all the continents and representing the most prestigious economic universities and business schools form all around the world. The IAB meetings are hold in person and online, they are organised several times a year.

The International Advisory Board for the SGH Warsaw School of Economics is currently composed of eight members, among them:

  • Stefano Caselli, Vice Rector for International Affairs, Bocconi University in Milan,
  • Edeltraud Hanappi-Egger, Rector of Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU),
  • Jan Kratzer, Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management and Academic Director and Founder of the Center for Entrepreneurship (CfE) at Berlin Technical University,
  • Greg Mosier, Dean of the College of Business, University of Nevada, Reno,
  • Julia von Maltzan Pacheco, Associate Dean for Global Affairs in School of Business Administration in Sao Paulo of Getulio Vargas Foundation,
  • Prof. Sri Zaheer, Dean of the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota,
  • Prof. Sin Hoon Hum, Associate Dean of the School of Business at the National University of Singapore (NUS),
  • Prof. Sherif H. Kamel, Dean of the Faculty of Management at the American University in Cairo.
The IAB Members

Prof. Edeltraud Hanappi-Egger (Europe − Austria)

Rector of WU. She received her doctorate in informatics from TU Wien (TUW), followed by numerous research stays abroad in Stockholm, Toronto, and Oslo, among other places. She earned her venia docendi (habilitation) in applied informatics from TUW in 1996 and remained there as an associate professor until 2002. She has been at WU as Professor of Gender & Diversity in Organisations since 2002.

Prof. Hanappi-Egger has over 350 publications in the field of gender/diversity in organisations to her name. She has spent time at numerous international research institutions (including LSE and McGill University), and has held the EU Jean Monnet Chair. From 2008 to 2013, she was a member of the University Board of TU Graz, from 2006 to 2009 she acted as chair of the Senate at WU, and from 2012 to 2014, she was head of the Department of Management.

She has been Rector of WU since October 1, 2015 and is the first woman ever to hold this position. From June 2016 to December 2017, she also acted as Vice President of Universities Austria (uniko). She is a member of numerous international academic networks, supervisory boards, and consulting bodies.

She is an author of several books and pamphlets published in the academic journals.

Prof. Stefano Caselli (Italy)

Vice Rector for International Affairs at Bocconi University where he is also a Full Professor of Banking and Finance at Department of Finance and Algebris Chair in Long-Term Investment and Absolute Return. He is a member of the board of directors of SDA Bocconi School of Management.

Prof. Caselli is also taking a part in the Steering Committee of CIVICA, the University of Social Sciences, the SGH Warsaw School of economics being one of the participants to this project. He is a member of the Management Board of CEMS, the Global Alliance in Management Education.

Prof. Gregory Mosier (USA)

Dean of the College of Business, University of Nevada (since 2007). Prof. Mosier serves as a member of the KNPB Public Broadcasting Board of Trustees; Advisory Board, Tahoe Ridge Winery, Advisory Board for C4Cube, non-profit, privately funded business incubator and the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada, and Industry Advisor for Business and Financial Services.

As dean, he has led College strategic planning with initiatives in student success, sustainability and global studies. Among his other initiatives he developed a new College Advisory Board model to allow for more participation of alumni and supporters; a Corporate Partners programme; and a College marketing campaign including publications and print and electronic media.

Prof. Mosier previously served as interim dean of the Spears School of Business, Oklahoma State University, associate dean at Oklahoma State University, Regents Service Professor and the Puterbaugh Professor of Legal Studies in Business.

He is a former corporate attorney, having worked in the oil and gas industry in Texas and is a member of the State Bars of Kansas, Texas and Oklahoma.

Gregory Mosier is the author or co-author of numerous journal articles and publications with research focusing on technology and the law, commercial law and international business.

Prof. Sri Zaheer (USA)

Srilata (Sri) Zaheer became the 12th Dean of the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota on March 8, 2012. During her tenure as dean of the Carlson School, Sri has launched a Military Veterans Initiative to help servicemen and women transition from military to business careers.

Beside of this, she has increased the business community’s engagement with the school, resulting in a wealth of new experiential learning opportunities for students, and has overseen the introduction of new degrees in business analytics, supply chain management, finance, and new programs in partnership with Tsinghua University in Beijing and Tongji University in Shanghai, as well as online degrees and certificates.

Sri holds the Elmer L. Andersen Chair in Global Corporate Social Responsibility and her research focus is on international business — a topic on which she has published extensively. She is a fellow of the Academy of International Business, and a former Consulting Editor of the “Journal of International Business Studies”.

Prior to academia, Zaheer worked for multinational organisations such as Tata Consultancy Services and Sandoz (India) Ltd. She also reported on politics and business from India and Nigeria for Business International. These experiences have provided the foundation for her research in international business, as well as leading the Carlson School’s engagement with the corporate community.

Prof. Julia Alice Sophia von Maltzan Pacheco (Brazil)

Associate Dean for Global Affairs and professor at the business school FGV EAESP (São Paulo School of Business Administration). She is active member of the CEMS Executive Board, CEMS Quality Assurance Committee, CEMS Finance Committee, Programme Ambassador for the German Chancellor Fellowships at the Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation.

She obtained her Master and PhD title at the Christian Albrecht University of Kiel in Germany. For several years she worked as researcher at the OECD Development Centre, the International Energy Agency of the OECD in Paris and the Institute for World Economics in Kiel (Germany).

In Brazil, where she has moved afterwards, she worked first as equity analyst and fixed income analyst at the bank BBA, São Paulo. Since 2003, she has been professor at FGV in São Paulo, where she pursues research on emerging markets’ economics, monetary economics (focusing on inflation targeting), international finance and the development of the Brazilian Economy.

She published several articles and books on the following topics: country risk, investments, capital flows, macroeconomics of emerging markets and behavioural finance.

Prof. Sherif H. Kamel (Egypt)

Sherif H. Kamel is professor of management at The American University in Cairo (Egypt). Before joining AUC, he served as director of the Regional IT Institute and managed the training department of the Cabinet of Egypt Information and Decision Support Center.

He consults with government organisations and corporations, addressing organisational transformation, executive development, IT, management and strategy. He was a guest lecturer, and taught degree and non-degree programs for Middlesex University (United Kingdom), Kellogg School of Management (Northwestern University, United States), Maastricht School of Management (Netherlands), Claremont Graduate University (United States), the Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania, United States), Carlton University, University of Ottawa and McMaster University (Canada). He was invited as a panelist/speaker on a variety of policy issues at IS, management, development and leadership conferences and expert meetings.

He served as a judge in IT and business plan competitions including IBM Watson Entrepreneurial Project Showcase at the University of Toronto and the Stockholm challenge. He won a number of organisational leadership awards for serving the IT community from Conf-IRM (Canada), Cabinet of Egypt and IRMA (USA).

Prof. Kamel holds a PhD in information systems from London School of Economics and Political Science. In addition, he  is an Eisenhower Fellow and a Center for Global Enterprise Fellow. He is a member of the AACSB International Middle East Advisory Council and the Eduniversal International Scientific Committee. He was a member of the World Bank Knowledge Advisory Commission and founding member of the Internet Society of Egypt. He was a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors (Canada).

Prof. dr Jan Kratzer (Germany)

Chaired Professor for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management and Founder/Academic Director of Centre for Entrepreneurship (CfE) at Technische Universität Berlin, Germany. In the School for Business and Economy at Technische Universität Berlin he holds the function as Vice Dean for Internationalisation and he is member of the Academic Senate at Technische Universität Berlin. Prof. Dr. Jan Kratzer established and leads the (dual degree) Master program MSc “Innovation Management, Entrepreneurship and Sustainability” (IMES).

Within the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) Jan Kratzer has held different functions in designing the educational programs of EIT and conducting research.

Prof. Dr. Jan Kratzer is in the Academic Board of International Sustainable Chemistry Collaborative Centre ICS3 and in the editorial board of “Creativity and Innovation Management” (CIM), “Journal of Product Innovation Management” (J-PIM), “Sustainability” and “Highlights of Sustainability”.

Prof. Sin Hoon Hum (Singapore)

Associate Dean of the School of Business at the National University of Singapore (NUS). Prof. Hum Sin Hoon obtained his B. Commerce and B. Eng (Hons) as a Colombo Plan Scholar from the University of Newcastle (Australia). He received his PhD in Production/Operations Management from the Anderson School at UCLA.

Prof. Hum is with the Department of Analytics & Operations at the National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School, where he currently serves as the Deputy Dean. Before having joined NUS, prof. Hum had served as a board member of the East Asian Institute and the Institute of South East Asian Studies (ISEAS) where he was the Chairman of its Audit Committee.  Prof. Hum worked as a Systems Engineer in the Ministry of Defense and participated in several studies aimed at optimizing the use of various types of training resources and systems. His  current area of active consulting work is in the area of Balanced Scorecard design and usage, whereas his research interests are in the areas of operations strategy, just-in-time manufacturing and modelling analysis of supply chain systems.

His research has been published in various journals including “Operations Research, European Journal of Operational Research”, “Naval Research Logistics”, “IIE Transactions”, “International Journal of Operations and Production Management”, “Singapore Management Review” and the “Asia-Pacific Journal of Management”.