Latin America Advisor
Latin America Advisor
Carlos is one of the Association’s International Advisors and a member of the International
Accreditation Advisory Board (IAAB) at AMBA & BGA. He joined in 1999 and his main responsibilities are related to the international accreditation and the development of the Association’s activities in
Latin America and the Caribbean.
Before joining AMBA & BGA, Carlos held academic and administrative positions at Business Schools in France, Germany and Belgium and undertook several educational projects in the UK. In addition, he accomplished assignments related to postgraduate management education in Japan, Morocco and Argentina. For many years, he took part in projects of the European Union for the development of business education in the Caribbean.
Carlos holds an MBA and a Masters in International Business (MIB) from Ecole Nationale des Ponts et
Professor Wang is one of the Association’s International Advisors and a member of the International
Accreditation Advisory Board (IAAB) at AMBA & BGA.
Wang Zhongming is professor of human resource management, organizational behavior and entrepreneurship at School of Management, Zhejiang University, China. He received his degrees from University of Gothenburg, Sweden (1985) and Hangzhou University (1987), a joint program with University of Gothenburg.
He is the Executive Dean of School of Management and both the Director of Center for Human Resources and Strategic Development and the Director of Global Entrepreneurship Research Center, Zhejiang University. He is also the director of the Institute of Social Entrepreneurship at the GERC of Zhejiang University.
Dr Mark Oakley is the former Pro-Vice Chancellor (Learning and Teaching) at Aston University, and is currently an Academic Consultant for the Association of MBAs.
He holds an honours degree in Mechanical Engineering, a PhD in Design Management and is a Chartered Engineer. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute and a Member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology.
Following a career in industry, Dr Oakley began his academic career at Aston University in 1980, progressing to become Director of MBA and MSc Programmes in the Aston Business School, and subsequently Pro Vice-Chancellor (Learning and Teaching) in 2005. In 2007 he was appointed Executive Director of the Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business at the University of the West Indies. He assumed his current role with AMBA in 2010.
Andrew Lock was Dean of the Business School at the University of Leeds from 2000 to 2008 and is currently a Visiting Professor at Zhejiang University in China in the Global Entrepreneurship Center. He was previously Chairman of the Association of Business Schools in the UK and Dean and Pro-Vice-Chancellor at Manchester Metropolitan University. Earlier in his career, he also taught in Canada and France. His Masters and PhD are from London Business School.
He has undertaken AMBA accreditations since 1998. Through his work with AMBA and other bodies and national governments, he has reviewed business schools and MBA programmes across six continents
He was a member of the panel which advised the British government in 1992 on the granting of research degree awarding powers to institutions seeking university status in that year. Andrew is a Companion of the Chartered Management Institute and the Association of Business Schools, a Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society, the Chartered Institute of Marketing, the Institute of Direct Marketing, and the Royal Society of Arts, a chartered member of the British Computer Society and a Freeman of the City of London. He was a member of the Steering Group of the Leeds Financial Services Initiative and was also involved in promoting UK financial services and financial education overseas. His work has been published, inter alia, in the Journal of Marketing Management, the European Journal of Marketing, the Journal of Advertising Research, the Journal of the OR Society, and Management Learning.