Global MBA Faculty

In addition to their academic qualification, our faculty members can relate to business challenges of our clients since two thirds of our professors run their own international companies. Furthermore, on average 15 years of executive management experience qualify them to not only coach students academically, but also professionally.

Andreas KellingDr., M.S., B.A.
Germany

Andreas is one of the pioneers in for work-integrated learning in IBR. He is passionate about teaching strategic management and creation of new ventures in turbulent and unpredictable times. He is a member of IBR’s international management, strategy and transformation, and marketing group.

André J. WatkinsProfessor, D.Com, Engineering (D.Phil) and Technology (Ph.D)
South Africa

André is an incredible asset to IBR’s faculty, promoting academic scientific and social research, which always aims at a maximum value transfer into society. With three PhDs and exposure to global business from the East to the West and North to the South for most of his life, we are thankful for having him as research professor. He is part of IBRs operations and digital leadership group.

Adrienne RubatosMBA, MSc. B.S.
Germany

Adrienne is multifaceted: business coach, down-to-earth interculturalist, systemic consultant, engineer, and lecturer in many countries of the world. She is part of IBRs human resources group.

Keith N.ClelandProfessor, PhD, MA, BA, Dip Ed., FCPA, MACE
Australia

Keith has been dedicating his life as an academic to care for the well-being of business that he saw failing too often. This led him to reengineer the approach to financial management learning, which till today has had a tremendous impact around the world. As a pioneer in IBR, he is part of our finance group.

Danny AbramovichBA, MBA
Israel

Danny is our marketing, innovation, and entrepreneurship expert. His teaching experience includes some 30 business schools in 9 EMEA countries. He is part of IBR’s international management, strategy transformation, and marketing group.

János K. IlléssyPhD, MBA, MSc
Hungary

Janos has received the highest accolades for teaching finance in our master programmes around the world. He is a great asset to IBR’s finance group.

Paula HuysamerBSc, Kandidaatsexamen, MSc, PhD
South Africa

Paula's interest in the management world focuses on investments and the facilitation of international business ventures. She is a member of IBR’s international management, strategy and transformation, and marketing group.

Andreas KielweinBA, MA
Germany

Andreas stands at the forefront of shaping international businesses for success, as consultant, trainer, and lecturer. He is a member of IBR’s operations and digital leadership group.

Emile VanbeckevoortProfessor, B.D. B.K. & O.M., Lic. B.W., Kan.B.W.
Belgium

Emile is one of the pioneers in IBR. With him IBRs core faculty developed the first prototype of the Global MBA nearly 30 years ago in Belgium. He is part of IBRs international management, strategy and transformation, and marketing group.

Eli DorfmanBSc, MBA
Israel

Eli is a great promoter of work-integrated learning, across cultures and national borders. He has a passion for strategy and operations, appreciating the importance of technology to master the future. He is a member of the international management, strategy and transformation, and marketing group in IBR.

Thorsten LeinerDiplom Kaufmann
Germany

Thorsten’s passion is about facilitating the development of executive management skills required to master the great transformation ahead of us. He is part of IBRs human resource group.

Larry StoutPhD., MBA, B.A.
USA

Larry is an American and European author and educator at the same time, a graduate of IBR’s first protype of the Global MBA in the 1990s and has an incredible passion to equip the leaders of today to successfully master the tomorrow. He is part of IBR’s human resource group.

Peter KnightM.A., H.N.D., B.A. (Hons).
United Kingdom

Peter belongs to the group of pioneers in IBR. He laid the foundation for the IBRs Human Resource Management Module during the very first hours of drafting the first prototype of the Global MBA in Belgium 25 years ago.

Andrea LeinerMag. Phil.
Austria

Andrea is a qualified psychologist, coach, lecturer, and supervisor since 1999. She is part of IBRs human resource group.

Kevin D. StringerProfessor, Ph.D, MA, BSc
Switzerland

Kevin is a practitioner and academic, with research and advisory interests in leadership and leader development, and strategy. He is part of IBR’s international management, strategy and transformation, and marketing group.

Suzaan Le RouxBSc, MSc, PhD, PhD candidate
South Africa

Suzaan has joined the IBR faculty to strengthen its research capacity. She has an incredible passion for students and seeing their success in making the world a better place through research. She is part of IBRs operations and digital transformation group.

Jannie Le RouxBS (hon), MTh, DTh
South Africa

Jannie is a very inspirational leader and mentor in class. He redefines human resources from being about roles and departments to developing own management skills for the sake of the team. Jannie is part of IBRs human resource group.