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The Chartered ABS Council

The Chartered Association of Business Schools is governed by a Council of business school leaders from within our membership.

Members are elected annually at the Chartered ABS Annual General Meeting, held every November.

The responsibilities of the Council's governance are outlined in our Royal Charter.

The Chartered ABS is committed to diversity as set out in our Principles on diversity, equality and inclusion.

The Association's Annual Report 2023 is available here.

Chair - Professor Robert MacIntosh

Professor Robert MacIntosh trained as an engineer and is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, the Academy of Social Sciences and the British Academy of Management. He has published over 100 outputs including books on strategy, organisational change and research impact. His background reflects a long-standing interest in multidisciplinary research that makes a difference in the world. He is an advocate of the transformative power of universities both in their learning and teaching and in their research and knowledge exchange.

He has held leadership roles in business schools at Strathclyde, Glasgow and Heriot-Watt and is currently Pro Vice-Chancellor for Business and Law at Northumbria University. He is also Chair of the Chartered Association of Business Schools and sits on the Council of the British Academy of Management.

Vice-Chair - Professor Catherine Cassell

Cathy became Executive Dean of Durham University Business School in September 2022, having previously worked at Birmingham Business School at the University of Birmingham. 

With previous roles include Deputy Director of Alliance Manchester Business School and Deputy Executive Dean of Leeds University Business School, Cathy has built an esteemed track record of leadership at senior levels in business schools.

Members of the Chartered ABS Council

Professor Mohammad Ali

Pro-Vice Chancellor and Dean, Anglia Ruskin University

Professor Julia Bennell

Executive Dean, Leeds University Business School

Professor Marian Garcia

Dean, Kent Business School

Professor Conor Moss

Dean, College of Business, Technology and Engineering at Sheffield Hallam University

Professor Kamil Omoteso

Pro Vice-Chancellor and Dean, College of Business, Law and Social Sciences, University of Derby

Professor Stewart Robinson

Dean, Newcastle University Business School

Professor Eleanor Shaw

Head of Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow

Professor Adam Shore CMBE

Director, Liverpool Business School

Professor Sankar Sivarajah

Dean of School of Management, University of Bradford

Professor Baback Yazdani

Dean, Nottingham Business School

Professor Yanguo Jing (co-opted member)

Dean, Faculty of Business, Computing and Digital Industries at Leeds Trinity University

David Meech Mazumdar (Co-opted member)

Department Manager - Strategic Planning & Development, Department of Management, London School of Economics and Political Science

Remuneration Committee

  • Professor Robert MacIntosh (Chair)

  • Professor Catherine Cassell (Vice Chair) 

  • Professor Sankar Sivarajah (Treasurer)