IPSEF Speakers

Prof Christopher Abraham

Head of Dubai Campus and Senior Vice President, S P Jain School of Global Management.

Prof. Christopher Abraham is a permanent resident of Canada with three Post Graduate qualifications in Business Administration, HRM and Labor & Administrative Law and is a PhD scholar in Positive Psychology. He is a Certified Design Thinker from IDEO/Stanford and has thirty-one years’ experience in management consulting and management education in India, Canada, Singapore and the UAE.

Currently he is the Head - Dubai campus and Sr. Vice President at the S P Jain School of Global Management, a Forbes Top 10, Economist & FT Top 100 ranked Business School, with campuses in Dubai, Singapore, Mumbai and Sydney.

Prof. Abraham has been a visiting Professor at many leading universities in Australia, USA, Canada, Singapore and UK. Earlier in Dubai, he headed the Executive MBA Program of XLRI, Jamshedpur.

His areas of competence are Strategy, Innovation, Future Studies, Neuroscience of Decision Making, Positive Organizational Behavior, Design Thinking and the Science of Happiness.

A much sought after keynote speaker he has successfully presented in numerous global forums and has also conducted many consulting and executive development assignments for global organizations, including The World Bank, The Executive Council, Emirates Airlines, DHL, AW Rostamani etc.

Awards & Honours:

Winner of Education Leadership Award – World Leadership Congress 2015

Twice winner of “Outstanding Professional of the Year Award “by Junior Chamber International.

Honorary Fellow – Leaders Excellence at Harvard Square

Global Advisory Board Member – World CMO Council