Abu Dhabi University (ADU), an internationally recognized academic institution for quality education and applied research, has named Professor Christopher Pitelis the new Dean of the College of Business.
In this role, Professor Pitelis will build on the existing outstanding reputation of the College of Business, and work to ensure that ADU’s graduates are equipped with the necessary skills to thrive in the activities and sectors of the future.
Speaking on the appointment, Dr Waqar Ahmad, Chancellor of ADU, said: “As an ambitious College of Business with world leading professional accreditations, it is critical to ensure we have a world-class academician and leader at the helm. In Professor Chris Pitelis, we have found just such a leader.
“He has completed a successful tenure as head of industry partnerships at the Cambridge Judge Business School in the University of Cambridge, and as professor of leading business schools at the University of Bath and in the UK, Europe and Australia, President of Hellenic Organization of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises, a nation-wide organization supporting small and medium sized enterprises, and as Head of Business School at Brunel University London.