Oxford Saïd has announced six faculty appointments to support the continued growth and development of the School. In alphabetical order they are:
Renée Adams joins as Professor of Finance. Her research interests include the organisation of corporate boards, corporate governance, gender, governance of financial institutions, corporate finance and the economics of organisations. Previously, she was at the University of New South Wales. She holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago.
Matthew Amengual was previously at MIT Sloan and joins as Associate Professor in International Business. His work explores the politics of promoting economic development that is both equitable and sustainable. His research focuses on the interactions between government bureaucracies, societal organisations, and firms in countries with weak institutions. He holds a PhD in Political Science from MIT.
Andrew Baum has been appointed Professor of Practice. Before coming to the business school as Visiting Professor of Management Practice in 2013, Andrew held the Chair in Land Management at the Henley Business School, University of Reading, from 1989 to 2013. He currently leads the School’s Real Estate activity and is the director of the Future of Real Estate Initiative, a four-year industry supported research programme focussed on the 2025-2030 impact of innovation and technology on the global real estate industry. Other research interests include cross-border real estate investment, innovation, emerging markets and property funds.
Trudi Lang, a global strategist, joins as a Senior Fellow in Management Practice. Her research focuses on new frameworks, processes and aspects of psychological mindedness that can help leaders discover and implement new ways forward. She holds a PhD in Management Studies from Oxford Saïd. Previously, Trudi has been an Associate Fellow at the School and was the Director and Head of Strategic Foresight at the World Economic Forum.
Eleanor Murray has been appointed a Fellow in Management Practice. Her research interests include how change is constructed in organisations and systems, the context of change and the impact and outcomes of change for stakeholders. She holds a PhD in Organisational Resilience from Imperial College London and has over 20 years’ experience as an executive director and senior manager in the health sector.
Daniel Snow joins as Associate Professor in Operations Management. His research interests include understanding technological innovation, and specifically the complex relationship between new and old technologies that exists during technology transitions. He is also interested in empirical research on the impact of IT on service employee productivity. He holds a PhD in Business Management from the University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business.
‘With research and teaching expertise in fields ranging from gender diversity to sustainability to the future of real estate, our latest faculty appointments represent a diverse group of academics who are engaged in innovative research and scholarship that furthers our commitment to academic excellence,’ said Professor Peter Tufano, Peter Moores Dean at Oxford Saïd. ‘We are thrilled to welcome them to the exciting Oxford Saïd Community.’