Christopher Abraham

Sr.VP & Head

S P Jain School of Global Management

Prof. Christopher Abraham is a permanent resident of Canada and holds three Post Graduate qualifications in Business Administration (Marketing), Human Resources Management, and Labor and Administrative Law. He has twenty-four years of professional experience in management consulting, marketing, executive development and management education. Currently he is the Sr.Vice President (Institutional Development) and Head of the Dubai Campus at S P Jain School of Global Management, one of the World’s Top 100 ranked Business Schools (Forbes US Top 20 Ranking 2013 & FT Rankings 2011 &2012), with campuses in Dubai, Singapore and Sydney. Prior to this, Prof. Abraham had been working with the Philadelphia Consulting Group (in Consulting), Modi Xerox & TNT Worldwide (in Marketing and Business Development) and as an Assistant Professor (Marketing) in the Department of Management Studies at the Regional Engineering College in Tiruchirapalli, India (now NITT) – ranked among the “Top Ten Engineering colleges in India”, before moving abroad. He has also been a visiting Professor at the University of Wollongong, (Australia), XLRI Jamshedpur (India), Champlain College, (USA), Higher Colleges of Technology (UAE), University of Paisley (UK), e-TQM College (UAE), University of British Columbia (Canada), South Eastern University (USA), Baker College (USA) and University of Bellevue (USA), teaching courses in corporate strategy, marketing management, leadership and organizational behavior. Earlier in Dubai he was heading the Executive MBA Program of XLRI, Jamshedpur, one of India’s premier Business Schools. Professor Abraham’s current responsibilities apart from teaching, research, consulting and executive development include heading the Center for Executive Education at Dubai and also looking after admissions, new alliances and new programs.