Maury Peiperl, Cranfield

Maury Peiperl

Aim is to build strong team, flexible culture and global links

Meet the dean: Zeger Degraeve

Dean aims to change habits and pitch for global presence

Professor Bert de Reyck, Director of the UCL School of Management

Bert de Reyck, UCL School of Management

UCL can build a strong management school, says the dean

Alex Triantis
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Alex Triantis, Maryland’s RH Smith

School focuses on helping students achieve their start-up goals

Ian Clarke, Edinburgh University

Ian Clarke has built a school with a distinct personality

Douglas Shackelford
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Doug Shackelford, UNC Kenan-Flagler

School aims to teach students the nuances of working abroad

Idie Kesner, Dean of Indiana University's Kelley School of Business
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Idie Kesner, Kelley at Indiana University

Dean looks to expand horizons at Kelley both at home and overseas

Jean-Philippe Ammeux, Director of Leseg School of Management. Photograph: Rosie HallamJean-Philippe Ammeux, Director of Leseg School of Management. Photograph: Rosie Hallam
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Meet the dean: Jean-Philippe Ammeux

Dean of the Lille school building an international reputation

Francois Bonvalet Dean Toulouse Business School
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François Bonvalet, Toulouse Business School

The dean intends to use the school’s core strength of aerospace to build a more global brand

Andrea Sironi
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Andrea Sironi, Bocconi University, Milan

Rector on a mission to change one of Italy’s most prestigious institution’s elitist reputation

Meet the dean: Merit Janow, Columbia Sipa

The lawyer believes an understanding of public policy is essential for effective business decisions

Meet the dean: Stéphan Bourcieu

The dean is building a global brand out of the wine business

Peter Brews, South Carolina: Darla Moore

Business schools must be data driven to stay competitive, says the dean

Andrew Ainslie, Rochester: Simon

Business schools should focus on the MBA, says the dean

Hong Kong school turns to the west

Dean Kalok Chan is focused on the US and Europe

Meet the dean: Ashish Nanda, IIMA

Ahmedabad director builds international presence for India’s elite business school

Inge Jan Henjesand, BI Norwegian

An international strategy is dependent on a strong home market

Standing out from the crowd

Jon Reast aims to set Bradford University School of Management apart

Fresh start

Lars Strannegård has taken over as president after a difficult decade for the Stockholm School of Economics

Linda Livingstone, George Washington University

Washington and Malibu have much in common, says former dean of Graziadio as she moves to GWU