PROF. GERARD GEORGE

Dean of Lee Kong Chian School of Business
Singapore Management University

Gerry George is Dean and Lee Kong Chian Chair Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Lee Kong Chian School of Business at Singapore Management University.  He is a visiting professor at Imperial College London and Erasmus University.

George joined SMU from Imperial College where he was Deputy Dean of the Business School, Director of the Gandhi Centre, and Academic Director of the Elite Programme, which supports ambitious private companies through their next stage of growth and is sponsored by the London Stock Exchange. Before Imperial, he held tenured positions at the London Business School and at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

From 2013 to 2016, he served as Editor of the Academy of Management Journal, the flagship empirical journal in the field of management. An award-winning researcher and teacher, Professor George has published over 100 articles in leading journals. His areas of interest are in innovation, entrepreneurship, sustainability and tackling grand challenges in society. He was awarded a prestigious Professorial Fellowship from the UK's Economic and Social Research Council to work on socially-inclusive innovation in areas such as natural resources, healthcare, and energy.