Meet our experts, faculty, staff and our advisory board to find out who stands behind the Institute.
Experts & Faculty
Prof. Dr. Christopher Kummer
Professor of Finance at Hult International Business School, Lecturer at University HSG St. Gall, and Affiliate Faculty at Institute for Strategy & Competitiveness at Harvard Business School.
Prof. Dr. Aswath Damodaran
Professor at NYU Stern School of Business, Expert for Valuation. Youtube, Twitter, About Aswath Damodaran in Wikipedia
Meet our faculty
Compounding both academic excellence and internationally renowned business experience, the IMAA faculty have helped propel our institute to the forefront of M&A global education. Our growing faculty of more than 60 professors represent a diverse group of professionals, coming from over 20 countries; they work as corporate executives, entrepreneurs, researchers, consultants and professors. Their expertise makes them subject matter experts, groundbreaking researchers, and award-winning authors. This intersection of practical industry insight, theoretical knowledge, and passion for teaching that our faculty brings to each training strikes at the heart of what IMAA seeks to be.
Prof. David J. Brophy, PhD
Professor of Finance at Ross School of Business, University of Michigan and Director of the Center for Venture Capital & Private Equity Finance
Prof. Andrew Campbell
Professor at Ashridge, Director of the Ashridge Strategic Management Centre, Programme Director of Making Successful Acquisitions, former Consultant with McKinsey & Company in London and Los Angeles.
Dr. Keith Dunbar
Managing Director at Potentious Consulting; M&A Thought Leader Award Winner from Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors, and Adjunct Professor at University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Jose Carlos Erustes Calvo
Manager at Ericsson and Professor at Hult International Business School
Dr. Mohammad Faisal Ahammad
Reader (Associate Professor) in International Business Strategy at Sheffield Business School
Managing Partner at Wong & Partners / BakerMcKenzie, Malaysia Corporate and Securities, Head of Competition Group
Prof. Dr. Kamal Ghosh Ray
Director and Professor for Finance & Accounting at Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management
Corporate Commercial Partner at Al Tamimi & Company and former CEO of the General Authority for Investment and Free Zones
Prof. Dr. Kai Lucks
President of the German Association for Mergers & Acquisitions (BM&A), former head of Post Merger Integration at Siemens, and Honorary Professor appointed by the Ministry of Art, Culture, Sciences in Bavaria.
Principal and Asia M&A Transaction Services Leader for Mercer. Formerly on the HR M&A advisory team for a Big Four accounting firm in the US.
Chairman of the Board at the Project Management Institute; Director Project Management Office at GSK, former Head of Post Merger Integration at BNP Paribas Fortis and Visiting Professor at Solvay Business School, IE Business School and Vlerick Business School
Dr. Karl Popp
Director Post Merger Integration at SAP SE; founding member of the German Association for PMI
Roula Khaled is a General Counsel at Khazna Data Center. She has over 10 years of experience leading and advising on business transformations and facilitating mergers and acquisitions. Her areas of focus encompass – corporate, commercial, intellectual property and litigation.
Anirvan Sen, CPMI
Founder and CEO of Fifth Chrome Advisory, Founder and Partner askme Partners; Cross-Border M&A Integration and Business Growth Expert
Rohit Singh, CFA
Private Equity PE Advisor, Malaysia former PwC and Investment Banking
Seng Leong Teh
EY, Singapore & Indonesia Partner, Transaction Support and ASEAN Transaction Support Leader
Director at Sobel & Co. and Assistant Professor at Rutgers University, Rutgers Business School
Peter J. Clark
Senior Teaching Fellow at UCL School of Management, expert in Corporate Finance & Valuation
Dr. Stefan Gurmann, M.B.L.-HSG
Partner at Kerres; Specialization in Corporate/Commercial Law, M&A, Litigation/Insolvency Law
CIO at The Falconwood Corperation and Adjunct Professor at NYU School of Law
President Frix Consulting, more than 20 years of M&A transaction and PMI experience
Co-Founder and Partner at askme Partners
Director at Lares Loreno Private Capital
Prof. Dr. Daniel Graewe, LLM
Founder and Managing Partner at Graewe Legal; Lecturer at Nordakademie Hochschule der Wirtschaft
Senior Business Advisor, Anchin, Block & Anchin LLP Accountants and Advisors
Mihai C. Tiplea
Former CFO at ADE Aerospace; Expert in Financial Due Diligence and Financial Integration
Donald H. Noble
CEO at Accelebron, Partner at Florida CFO Group, Professor of Corporate and Personal Finance
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Meet the team
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