PROFESSOR ROBIN MATTHEWS

Curriculum Vitae: Academic And Professional

BA (Sheffield), MSc(Econ) (London School of Economics), Dip(Ed), D.Litt Moscow), FRSA

CAREER

President International League of Strategic Management and Assessment 2004 to date. Recognized University Teacher by the Russian Ministry of Education.Professor Kingston University (1996 -); JMKeynes Professor of Management, Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences, Moscow Russia, 2000- to date; Doctor Honoris Causa Academy of National Economy Under the Government of the Russian Federation, (2000), Director Centre for International Business Policy (1996-); Director ISES Programme Moscow 2006- 2009; Academic Director British Russian MBA (KRMBA) 1998- 2008); Reader in corporate strategy (1994 -96), Principal Lecturer in corporate strategy Kingston Business School (1987- 1994); Visiting Professor Grand Valley State University, 1994; Course Director BA economics Kingston Polytechnic (1972-82); Principal Lecturer economics (1972-1987); Adjunct Professor Webster University, London (1988-1995); visiting Lecturer European Business School (1988-90); Visiting fellow Imperial College, London (1985-7), Visiting Fellow London School of Economics (1996-98), Visiting Fellow Kings Fund College for Research into Health Service Management (1986-90). Advisor to Dean (KBS) on Russian Programmes 2008- to date.

COURSE DESIGN (RECENT)

International Senior Executive Strategic (ISES) Executive Programme, Moscow 2003-2008 Sponsored by the UK Cabinet Office and the British Council. Previously led three successful AMBA accreditations of MBA (Russian ) programme. Russian MBA Programme.

CONSULTING

Economic and Strategic Advisor: Confederation of British Industry, (1984-86), BP Oil (1986-88). BP Chemicals 1989, Forum for the Future (1997-99); British Council (2004).

Non Executive Directorships: include EIS Consultants 1988-96. Ennead Partnership 2008 to date; Brixton Urban Renewal 2009-.

Trade Missions: Samara and Saratov (1999/2001). Kazan and NovoNizhnigorod 2000, Novosibirsk (2001)

Consultancy: clients include Confederation of British Industry, IBM, UK Civil Aviation Authority, BP Oil, BP Chemicals, GKN, Metapraxis, Sverbank, Nokia Siemens, Megafon, Nova Nordisk, Business Intelligence, Arthur Anderson, Comshare, Pilot Software, James Capel, Unichem;,Marley Rooftiles, Knowhaus, Brown and Root plc, Costain plc, Coba Group, British Aerospace, British Telecom, Dalgety, Ewbank Preece, London Weekend Television, National Economic Development Council, Kings Fund, Reckitt and Colman, Legacy International (Virginia USA), ACFES (Far Eastern Joint Stock Company, Vladivostok); other Russian Companies (various). Reports to Government on Alliance behaviour, firm strategies, partnerships in Education.

Journalism; includes Sunday Times, London Times, BBC Today Programme, World Service, Money Programme, Surrey Radio, Grand Rapids Press and Radio, London Weekend; the Silver Lining (Video IBM).

RECENT RESEARCH

Publications: include over 160 journal articles, and conference papers in business and economics in the last ten years.

Research interests: include complexity science and evolutionary applications to business; global business; alliances, economic development, especially transition economies; development and simulation of complexity and games; learning; networks; semiotics. Open learning and applications of new media: management and spirituality, Sufism, Islamic Banking and Finance.

OTHER

Grants: Knowhow Fund (TACL), Rothschild Foundation, Soros Foundation, Lady Thatcher Foundation, Higher Education Funding Council. UK Cabinet Office. Currently joint grant applications to EPRC with Professor Schagaev of London Metropolitan University.

Prizes: Diploma and Silver Medal for Contribution to strategic management in Russia presented at the Moscow Academy of Sciences December 2009. Best paper Award Academy of Business Disciplines San Francisco 1998. Avanbar Citation of Excellence 1999. Best Paper Award for Application of Non Linear Dynamics, Economic Strategies, Russia 2004.

Referee/Editorial/Advisory/Professorial Committees: Journal of Management and Spirituality, Strategic Management Journal, Economic and Social Research Council, Association Commonwealth Universities, Complexity and Complex Systems in Industry, Economic Strategies (Moscow); Founding Committee Member of Standing Conference on Management and Organizational Inquiry USA.

Doctoral Examiner: Surrey University, Henley Management College. Middlesex University, University of the West of England..

Doctoral Supervision: 10 (1 awaiting viva).

External examiner: various including Essex University, Henley Management College: De Montfort University 1992-6, Westminster University (1988-92), University of North London (1984-88).