AIT is pleased to announce that Dr. Roger Levermore of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) will assume the post of Dean of School of Management on August 1, 2019. He will concurrently bear the title of Associate Professor. Dr. Levermore is presently the Associate Director of CUHK’s MBA Program and Associate Professor of Practice in Management, and prior to that he was the Associate Director of the MBA Program of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) and Associate Professor of Business Management Education. Both MBA programs have been consistently ranked within the top 60 in the world in the past five years by the Financial Times. He moved to HKUST in 2012 from the University of Liverpool in the United Kingdom. At Liverpool, he was Director of both MBA and undergraduate business programs. At all these institutions, Dr. Levermore has won prestigious teaching awards, excelling in teaching and extremely popular with students.
Dr. Levermore received his PhD from the University of Plymouth, UK, with his research conducted at the South African Institute of International Affairs in Witwatersrand University in Johannesburg.
President Eden Woon said: “Dr. Levermore has almost twenty years’ experience working as a teacher, administrator, and researcher in three university settings. I am excited we are getting someone like Dr. Levermore who has the energy, the passion, the love of teaching, and the experience to take our School of Management to a higher level. He will be working closely with me and the leadership team on transforming AIT. He will engage with the students, with the business community, and with the other Schools and Centers of AIT, including the new Entrepreneurship Center, to significantly upgrade the education experience of SOM and other students.”