Business & Economics - CBE Conference

CBE Program Committee

Below is the list of CBE Program Committee members for the Business & Economics Conference:

Overall Program Chair

 Prof. Ian Alexander Eddie PhD FCPA
Director, DBA Program, Southern Cross Business School
Southern Cross University
Professor of Accounting,
Southern Cross University

Editor-In-Chief for Business, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

 Prof. Richard C. Geibel Dean of Master Program Digital Management
Competence Center Entrepreneurship
Manager, Entrepreneurship Center Cologne and STARTPLATZ
Vice President, MIT Club of Germany
University Fresenius of Applied Sciences, Germany

Editor-In-Chief for Economics

 Prof. N.V. Muralidhar Rao Professor of Economic & Finance and Management
Dean of Educational Hardware Division
Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani, India

Editor-In-Chief for Marketing

 Assoc. Prof. Dave de Guzman Centeno Cesar E.A. Virata School of Business
University of the Philippines

Editor-In-Chief for Human Resource Management

 Assoc. Prof. Carolin Rekar Munro Intellectual Lead, Leadership and Human Resources
Faculty of Management
Royal Roads University, Canada

Program Committee

 Prof. David E Gray Professor of Leadership and Organisational Behaviour
University of Greenwich, UK
Dr. Yun Chen Department of Business IT
Salford Business School
University of Salford, UK
Dr. Shu-Ling Lu Lecturer in Construction Management
School of Construction Management and Engineering
University of Reading, UK
Dr. Angela M Benson Principal Lecturer in Tourism
School of Service Management
University of Brighton, UK
Assoc. Prof. Gary Keller Associate Professor in the College of Business
Eastern Oregon University, USA
Dr. Nam Nguyen Director Australia and Southeast Asia, Malik, Switzerland
Director, SysPrac, Australia
Vice President, International Federation for Systems Research (IFSR)
Honorary Visiting Research Fellow
University of Adelaide Business School, Australia
Dr. Burton Zwick Senior Lecturer
Fairleigh Dickinson University
Madison, New Jersey, USA
Assoc. Prof. Carolin Rekar Munro Intellectual Lead, Leadership and Human Resources
Faculty of Management
Royal Roads University, Canada
Dr. Vinod Kumar Professor, Technology and Operations
Director, Manufacturing Systems Centre
Former Director (1995-2005), Sprott School of Business
Sprott School of Business, Carleton University
Ottawa, Canada
Prof. Uma Kumar Professor of Innovation and Technology Management
Director, Research Center for Technology Management
Eric Sprott School of Business
Carleton University, Canada
Prof. Ockie Bosch University of Adelaide Business School
Systems Design and Complexity Management
The University of Adelaide, Australia
Prof. Karin Sanders Head of School of Management, OB and HRM and Director
Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
University of New Scouth Wales, Australia
Prof. Ingrid Day Executive Director, learning, Teaching, Student Experience
Faculty of the Professions
University of Adelaide, Australia
Dr. Biagio Ciao SDepartment of Business Administration
University of Milan-Bicocca, Italy
Prof. Nicos Komninos Professor of Urban Development and Innovation Policy
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Dr. Alexandros Kakouris Lecturer, the Faculty of Informatics and Telecommunications
University of Athens, Greece
Dr. Tomasz Norek Associate Dean for Student Affairs
Department of Innovation Effectiveness
Faculty of Management and Economics of Services
University of Szczecin, Poland
Assoc. Prof. Stanislav Ivanov Vice Rector for Academic Affairs and Research
International University College, Bulgaria
Prof. Ari-Veikko Anttiroiko Department of Regional Studies
University of Tamper, Finland

Asst. Prof. Seung Hyun Baek Assistant Professor of Operations Management
Division of Business Administration
College of Business & Economics
Hanyang University, South Korea
Asst. Prof. G.J.B. Bruyns Environmental and Interior Design, School of Design
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
 Prof. Yung-Ming Shiu Professor and Chairperson
Department of Risk Management and Insurance
National Chengchi University, Taiwan
Asst. Prof. Manthan D Janodia Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Management
Manipal University, India
Dr. Tanuja Agarwala Associate Professor of Management
Faculty of Management Studies
University of Delhi, India
Prof. Santanu Roy Professor, Operations Management Area, and Chairperson
Research and Doctoral Programme
Institute of Management Technology (IMT)
Ghaziabad, India
Dr. Sita Mishra Associate Professor of Marketing
Chairperson (PGDM – Executive & Part Time)
Institute of Management Technology, India
Dr. Bikramjit Rishi Assistant Professor
Institute of Management Technology (IMT), India
Prof. A. Suryanarayana Former Chairperson, Board of Studies
Department of Business Management
Osmania University, India
Prof. Naresh Kumar Global Entrepenuership Research And Innovation Centre
Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, Malaysia
Dr. Farrah Merlinda Muharam Entrepreneurship and Management of Technology
Research Methodology for Business Studies
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
 Asst. Prof. Dr. Chetsada Noknoi Department of Economics and Business Administration Faculty
Thaksin University, Thailand
Asst. Prof. Nurul Mohammad Zayed Department of Business Administration
Faculty of Business & Economics
Daffodil International University, Bangladesh

 Prof. Kent Matthews Professor of Banking and Finance
Cardiff Business School
Cardiff University, UK
 Prof. Stephen Hall Department of Economics
University of Leicester, UK
 Prof. X. H. Wang Professor and Director of Graduate Studies
Department of Economics
University of Missouri-Columbia, USA
 Dr. Paul Schure Assistant Professor of Economics
University of Victoria, USA
 Dr. Indranil SenGupta Assistant Professor and Mathematics Graduate Recruitment Chair
Department of Mathematics
North Dakota State University
North Dakota ,USA
 Prof. David Giles Department of Economics
University of Victoria, Canada
 Prof. Michael Graff Jacobs University Bremen, Germany
 Dr. Simona Bigerna Department of Economics
University of Perugia, Italy
 Asst. Prof. Panagiotis N. Evangelopoulos Assistant Professor of Microeconomics
Department of Economics at the University, Greece
 Prof. Juliya Tsertseil Kazan (Volga-Region) Federal University
Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, Russian
 Dr. Flevy Lasrado Assistant Professor of Quality Management
Faculty of Business
University of Wollongong Dubai, UAE
 Assoc. Prof. Pao-Li School of Economics
Singapore Management University, Singapore
 Prof. Sushil Kr. Haldar Department of Economics
Jadavpur University, India
 Assoc. Prof. Chanchal Chopra Janki Devi Memorial College
University of Delhi, India
 Dr. B. Charumathi Associate Professor in Finance
Department of Management Studies, School of Management
Pondicherry University, India
 Dr. V. J. Sebastian Department of Economics
IMT Ghazaiabd, India
 Dr. Reyna Rodriguez Full-time research and professor
Faculty of Economics
University of Coahuila, Mexico

 Prof. Sonny Nwankwo University of East London, UK
 Prof. Stanley Paliwoda Professor of Marketing
Director of the Doctoral Programme
Department of Marketing
University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK
 Ms. Tao Jiang Senior Teaching Fellow
Leeds University Business School, UK
 Dr. Tuck Siong Chung Division of Marketing and International Business
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
 Assoc. Prof. Kavita Sharma Department of Commerce
Delhi School of Economics
University of Delhi, India
 Prof. Dr. Rohaizat Baharun Professor of Marketing
Department of Business Administration
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
 Assoc. Prof. Shankar Chelliah Associate Professor of International Business
School of Management
Universiti Sains Malaysia
 Assoc. Prof. Dave de Guzman Centeno Cesar E.A. Virata School of Business
University of the Philippines
 Asst. Prof. Nurul Mohammad Zayed Department of Business Administration
Faculty of Business & Economics
Daffodil International University, Bangladesh

 Prof. Una McMahon-Beattie Head of Department
Hospitality and Tourism Management
University of Ulster, UK
 Prof. Robert Maitland Director
The Centre for Tourism Research
University of Westminster, UK
 Assoc. Prof. Rong Huang Associate Professor in Tourism Marketing
University of Plymouth, UK
 Prof. Dimitrios Buhalis Chair in Tourism
Deputy Director of International Centre for Tourism Research
Bournemouth University, UK
 Prof. Gerard Corsane Dean for International Business
Development & Student Recruitment
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Newcastle University, UK
 Dr. Peter Wiltshier Senior Lecturer
Department of Hotel
Resort & Spa Management
College of Business
University of Derby, UK
 Asst. Prof. Albert A. Barreda Assistant Professor of Hospitality & Restaurant Administration
Missouri State University, USA
 Dr. Paul Weeks Director of Academic Studies and lecturer
Course Coordinator Tourism & Hospitality programs
Coordinator Singapore Tourism & Hospitality partner programs
School of Business & Tourism
Southern Cross University, Australia
 Dr. Karine Dupre Bachelor of Architecture and Program Director
Griffith University, Australia
 Prof. John Burgess Professor of HRM and Co Director
Change, People, Organisations and Well Being Research Cluster
School of Management
Curtin University, Australia
 Prof. Nigel Hemmington Pro Vice-Chancellor International
Dean Faculty of Applied Humanities
Chartered Marketer
AUT University, New Zealand
 Dr. Hazel Tucker Associate Professor in the Department of Tourism
University of Otago, New Zealand
 Dr. Maria Gushchina Lecturer in Tourism and Hospitality
Group Supervisor
Far Eastern Federal University, Russia
 Prof. Haiyan Song Chair Professor of Tourism & Associate Dean (Research)
School of Hotel and Tourism Management
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
 Dr. Amy Suen Instructor
Department of English
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
 Prof. Raj Kumar Director & Dean
Institute of Management Studies
Banaras Hindu University
Varanasi, India
 Asst. Prof. Goldi Puri Institute of Hotel and Tourism Management (IHTM)
Maharishi Dayanand University (M.D.U), India
 Assoc. Prof. Susan Lagmay Solis Asian Institute of Tourism
University of the Philippines

 Dr. Young-Chan Kim Senior Lecturer and Program Leader
International Business in China
University of Greenwich, UK
 Dr. Young-Chan Kim Senior Lecturer and Program Leader
International Business in China
University of Greenwich, UK
 Dr. Ambika Prasad Lecturer
Department of Management
Tulane University, USA
 Dr David Lewin University of California, USA
 Prof. Carolin Rekar Munro Intellectual Lead
Leadership and Human Resources
Faculty of Management
Royal Roads University, Canada
 Dr. Edward Lin Business Professor
National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan
Adjunct Professor
University of New Brunswick and Royal Roads University of Canada
 Prof. Torben Andersen Head of Campus and Department, Ph.D.
Department of Leadership and Corporate Strategy
University of Southern Denmark
 Prof. Vesa Routamaa Professor of Management and Organization
Faculty of Business Studies
(Leader of the research group of Personality Approach to Leadership and Organizational Behavior [PALO])
University of Vaasa, Finland
Owner and Entrepreneur of the LEADEC leadership Development Center Ltd
 Prof. Chris Rowley Director, Research & Publications
HEAD Foundation, Singapore
 Dr. Wu Pei Chuan Department of Business
Senior Lecturer
National University of Singapore
 Dr. Sandy Lim Department of Business
National University of Singapore
 Assoc. Prof. Paul Higgins Associate professor in the Department of Public Policy
City University of Hong Kong
 Dr B. Srinivasa Rao Department of Business Management
Osmania University, India
 Dr. Zulnaidi Yaacob Chairperson of Management Section
School of Distance Education
Universiti Sains Malaysia
 Assoc. Prof. Norhani Bakri Department of Human Resource Development
Faculty of Management
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Becoming A Program Committee Member / Reviewer:

Interested in becoming a Program Committee member?

Please send email to addressing to The Organizing Committee expressing your intent to become a PC member and attach your updated CV

What are the roles of every Program Committee member?

Generally, the following are the roles of every committee member (please note these roles depend on the availability of your time):

  • Provide input/advice about the conference theme and topics.
  • Review papers and the number will depend on the availability of your schedule
  • Help to disseminate/circulate the call for papers announcements to your list of contacts (faculty, peers and research students).

Benefits of being a TPC

  • Enhance your knowledge in you field of expertise through latest research and updates submitted
  • To increase your exposure in the academic field as an expert to the related fields
  • Access to latest research and findings in your field of expertise
  • Add into your credentials to help you in your career advancement
  • You may potentially be invited as Keynote Speaker
  • To avail concession on the registration fee of attending the conference

Your details will be added in the list of Technical Program Committee. We also provide certificate / letter of appointment by request.

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