Professor David Faulkner BSc (Econ), MA, DPhil (Oxford), FIMC
Dean and Core Faculty Member
Professor John Child
Emeritus Professor of Commerce and a founder member of Magna Carta College
John Child has an M.A. in Economics and a Ph.D. in Management both from the University of Cambridge, which in 1984 also awarded him a Sc.D. for outstanding scholarly work. In 1996 he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the Helsinki School of Economics, one of the first business schools to be founded in Europe. In 2009 he was awarded an honorary doctorate by Corvinus University, Budapest.
In 2002, he was elected a Fellow of the Academy of Management and also of the British Academy of Management. In 2004, John Child received the Distinguished Contribution Award from the International Association for Chinese Management Research.
In 2006, he was made an Honorary Member of the European Group for Organization Studies [EGOS] in recognition of his contribution to the study of organization and to the work of the association. In the same year, he was elected a Fellow of the British Academy.
Professor Child's career started with posts in marketing and personnel at Rolls-Royce Ltd. He worked as a Research Fellow at Aston University from 1966 to 1968 and then held a faculty position at the London Business School until 1973. In that year he was appointed Professor of Organizational Behaviour at Aston University.
From 1986 to 1989 he was Dean of the Aston Business School. During 1989-90, he was seconded to the position of Dean and Director of the China-European Community Management Centre in Beijing with which he had been connected since 1985. He took up the Guinness (later Diageo) Chair of Management at Cambridge in 1991. He was Editor-in-Chief of the international journal Organization Studies from 1992 to 1996. He also founded the Centre for International Business and Management [CIBAM] at Cambridge.
Dr George Bowen, The Queen's College, Oxford
Associate Faculty Member
Tutor: Economics and Business Studies
Research Interests: Strategic Management – Political Competitive Advantage, Resource-based View of the Firm, International Economics and Business, Development Economics, South America and Antarctica.
After Oxford George joined Coats Patons Ltd and worked in Peru and Venezuela before becoming General Manager in Chile. After a Sloan Fellowship (MBA) at London Business School he ran his own Printing and Publishing company and became a Doctus Management Consultant. In 1987 he rejoined Coats as Managing Director, Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay. In 1994 he become a Director of Quark Expeditions specialising in Arctic and Antarctic tourism and, simultaneously, completed his doctorate at Templeton College, Oxford. Since 2004 he has lectured at Oxford University and also pursued his interest in Antarctica.
Professor Roger Delves
Associate Faculty Member
Roger joined Ashridge in April 2008 and is Director of the Ashridge MSc in Management. His particular interests are authentic leadership, managing organisational politics and the management of iterated relationships.
Roger has designed and led workshops for many clients over the past fifteen years, including The Bank of Ireland, AIB, Peugeot, Nokia, BT, MANTEC, LAWTEC, The Football Association, DaimlerChrysler, Trelleborg, ACEVO, Henkel, Bertelsmann and Shell. He is qualified in a range of psychometrics including MBTI, Firo-B, Profilor, SDI and Emotional Intelligence.
Before joining Ashridge, Roger was a board director and account director with top ten advertising agency DMB&B. Later he was Principal Consultant at management development consultancy Ellis Hayward, and later still, Programme Director in Cranfield's Centre for Executive Education. At Ashridge as well as his responsibilities on the MSc in Management, he is Client Director for the Abu Dhabi Department of the Civil Service, KION and Centrica.
Maggie Faulkner BA, MA (Oxford)
Direct or Administration and Core Faculty Member
Maggie Faulkner is Director of the MBA in International Law programme at MCC as well as being College Registrar.
She took her Bachelors and Masters degrees in Modern history at St Hugh’s College Oxford University and subsequently did a PGCE in Education, a law conversion CPE and a PGDL at the Inns of Court School of Law. She was called to the Bar in 2000. Maggie has tutored in law at Oxford University.
David M J Graves, MA, CRA, FInstLM
Associate Faculty Member
Following a long distinguished military career of 24 years, Dave embarked upon his Police Service where he specialised in Corruption, fraud and all fraud related offences.
During his time within the Police service Dave was the Manager of the National Police Fraud Management Course accredited by Teesside University Business School. Since leaving the Police Service he has continued to teach law subjects at Warwick University Law School and a wide range of Managerial Skills at Coventry City University Management School.
Since setting up his own company dg Anti-Fraud Consultants Ltd Dave has been commissioned to assist the Polish Government’s fight against organised crime. He has presented training and delivered papers on Money Laundering, Organised Crime Issues, Corruption, VAT Fraud and has run delegate inter-active workshops to the Polish Police, Customs Officers, Border Guards and Prosecution officials at several venues in Poland. This programme has gained European recognition and continues to be in demand for 2007.
Dave holds a Masters of Art Degree in Fraud Management and is a Fellow founder member of the Institute of Leadership and Management.
John Netting enjoys a rich background of experience both industrially and geographically, his career extends from high technology engineering with Rolls Royce aero engine manufacture, through IT and applied measurement and control technologies with organisations including IBM and ICL, through to his current role within academia and management education. During his time within the industrial sector John fulfilled many senior management and chief executive roles within the USA and both East and West Europe. In his current capacity, John holds academic posts in Oxford, Budapest, Barcelona and Moscow as well as his work as General Director of Europe Business Assembly. Within the latter role he dedicates his time to forging links between academic institutions throughout the world.
Ejaz Ashraf Chowdary BA (Maths), MS (Computer Science), MBA
Vice Dean and Core Faculty Member
Ejaz Chowdary has recently left the position of Senior Project Manager at Microedge Ltd. a subsidiary of Advent Software Inc. to join Magna Carta College full time. At Microedge he has managed some large scale projects for Barclays and Deutsche Bank. He has wealth of experience in IT Management from development to Project Management to teaching over the last decade. Before that he has over 5 years experience in United Nations and Military. Ejaz has a degree in Computer Science from City University New York and MBA from University of London. He is at present the Vice Dean and Director of Distance Learning Programme at Magna Carta College.
Dr Kanan Ibrahim Bakht, PhD/Research Fellow, MBA, BA Hons, DipCIM, CIPD
Associate Faculty Member
Kenan has an indepth experience and exposure in the global education and consultancy field. Highly qualified academic with expertise in cross cultural management and HR. MBA and PhD from University of Bradford and London School of Economics. Professionally qualified with experience working for the top Fortune 500 companies.
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Dr Hassan Rizvi, BA (Econ), MA, PhD (Hull)Associate Faculty Member
Dr Hassan Rizvi was commissioned in the army in 1991. He served on various command, staff and instructional appointments during his military career including United Nations Peace Keeping Mission in Haiti, 1995-96 as a Liaison officer in the Mission Headquarters. During his service, he also read economics and politics attaining degrees in both disciplines.
On leaving the army, Dr Rizvi pursued his academic career in Politics and achieved doctorate from University of Hull, writing his thesis on Pakistan-US relations. He specialises in the field of security, nuclear politics and anti-terrorism.
Dr Rizvi is also a lecturer in Public Services, teaching various courses on the subject. He has published and delivered various research papers. He is currently authoring a book on US-Pakistan alliance credibility and also contributing a chapter about Pakistan’s position in South Asian future in another publication.
He is presently working as Associate lecturer and Consultant at Magna Carta College.