Director, Engagement

Professor Edward Buckingham

Edward graduated with a BSc in Materials Science and a BA (Hons) in Indonesian Literature from Monash University.

After graduating from Monash, Edward continued with postgraduate China studies at the Johns Hopkins Nanjing Center. He also holds an MBA from INSEAD. His PhD, from SOAS, the University of London, focused on organisational boundaries and business strategy in Indonesia.

Prior to joining Monash Business School on July 10th 2015, Edward spent two years Nottingham University's Business School in Ningbo, China. His professional background includes both corporate and academic roles. Edward has been Director of INSEAD's Executive MBA programs (France, Singapore the UAE and Beijing); Manager, Schlumberger Business Consulting Group (UK, France, Gabon, Pakistan and Russia); and Associate Consultant, Boston Consulting Group (China). After his MBA he was Directeur Général of Airsec SAS (now part of Clariant) a French company that pioneered desiccant packaging for the pharmaceutical industry.

Edward's areas of expertise are strategy, entrepreneurship, international business and change management. He has extensive experience in executive education, and has taught in French, Indonesian and Mandarin as well as English. His specialist areas in executive education include strategy and leadership. His industry interests include agribusiness, manufacturing, education and natural resources.