Board of Directors

Our Board includes representatives from member schools and industry.

Martin Boehm

Martin Boehm

Chair 

Dean and Professor of Marketing | IE Business School

Martin Boehm joined IE Business School in 2006. Since that time, he has combined his academic work as Professor of Marketing with management positions that include Dean of Undergraduate Studies for IE University (2008-2010) and Associate Dean of Master in Management Programs (2010-2012), Dean of Programs for IE Business School (2012-2016) and Dean of IE Business School (2017-pesent). He currently serves as a member of the EFMD Accreditation Board and the EMBA Tech Council. Boehm is well known for his focus on digital teaching initiatives, pedagogical innovation and academic excellence. He has been a driving force for teaching and innovation, highlighted by the launch of the WOW Room, the first digital classroom of its kind in Europe. Boehm holds a BA in International Business (Reutlingen University, Germany), a Ph.D. in Marketing (Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University, Germany) and an MBA from Australian Graduate School of Entrepreneurship.



Ranjan Banerjee

Dean and Professor of Marketing | S.P. Jain Institute of Management & Research

Dr. Ranjan Banerjee holds an engineering degree from IIT Bombay, an MBA from IIM Calcutta and a PhD in Marketing from the Carlson School, University of Minnesota. He is an internationally renowned teacher, speaker, researcher and consultant. His consulting clients include Vodafone, BASF, Philips, and Legrand. His areas of interest and expertise include marketing channels and incentives, design thinking, change management, learnability, and innovation in education systems. He has recently begun a second term as Dean and Professor of Marketing at S. P. Jain Institute of Management & Research, one of India's premier business schools. During his first term, a number of significant changes have been implemented at the institute. He is the co-author of the best-selling book, "The Made in India Manager".


William Boulding

William Boulding

Dean and J.B. Fuqua Professor of Business Administration | Fuqua School of Business | Duke University

William “Bill” Boulding is dean of Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. Previously, he held several roles within the school including deputy dean and senior associate dean for programs and associate dean for the Daytime (full-time) MBA program. Dr. Boulding is an accomplished scholar with a research interest in evaluating how managers make decisions and how consumers respond. His recent work focuses on the domain of health care, examining the role of the patient experience, clinical adherence to standards and managerial activity in determining the quality of delivered care. His work has been widely published in a number of journals and Dr. Boulding has been the recipient of numerous research and teaching awards.


Tom Buiocchi

Tom Buiocchi

CEO and President | ServiceChannel

Tom Buiocchi has broad experience developing and leading growth initiatives for both venture-backed and public companies on a global basis. Tom is currently CEO and President of ServiceChannel, a fast-growing online marketplace for facilities professionals, and a General Partner at Bayard Capital, an investment firm focused on transforming longstanding industries with new technology. Prior to ServiceChannel, Tom was CEO of Drobo, a venture-backed data storage company focused on consumers and small businesses. Formerly, Tom served as worldwide head of Marketing at Brocade Communications, where he helped the company grow from $400 million to over $2 billion in annual revenue. Tom also led various other executive functions at Brocade, including investor relations, sales operations, and general management.


Sangeet Chowfla

Sangeet Chowfla

President & Chief Executive Officer | Graduate Management Admission Council

Sangeet Chowfla has more than 35 years' experience in P&L Management, General Management, Product Management, International Business Development and Venture Capital investment, gained in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, India and the Middle East. His particular area of expertise is the management of high-growth enterprises, the creation of high-performance teams and the internationalization of business. Sangeet joined the Graduate Management Admission Council in 2013.


Jon Erickson

Jon Erickson

President, Education and Career Services | ACT (Retired)

Mr. Jon L. Erickson is an internationally recognized expert on the assessment of college and workforce readiness skills and strategic planning for the improvement of learning across K-­20 education and workplace training systems. He served ACT, Inc., the leading company in educational research, testing and certification, in a variety of senior leadership roles over his 30-year career with the non-­profit organization. Mr. Erickson helped expand, reform and refocus ACT during his tenure with the company. His leadership assisted the organization in becoming the number one college admission and advising assessment company in the United States. Under his direction ACT's market share grew from 40% to 60%, annual revenue doubled to over $350 million, and the portfolio of services diversified to include many of the industry's leading products. Mr. Erickson concentrated ACT's efforts on improving student success across the K-­20 pipeline, increasing the nations college and career readiness skills and developing innovative ways to better support traditionally underserved learners throughout their lives.



Leila Guerra

Vice Dean (Education) | Imperial College Business School

As Vice Dean (Education) at Imperial College Business School, Leila directs and oversees Imperial College Business School's Programme Marketing, Recruitment and Admissions teams, Programmes, EdTech and Careers services for over 1400 students. Her primary focus is attracting top students to Imperial College Business School’s cutting-edge programme portfolio, driving an outstanding student experience, developing further the EdTech Lab platforms and enabling success for our graduates. She is part of the Business School's Advisory and Management Board. Leila has a wealth of experience in business education and programmes management. Prior to joining Imperial College Business School, she was Assistant Dean of Postgraduate Programmes at Lee Kong Chian School of Business in Singapore, and Executive Director of Early Careers Programmes at the London Business School.



Erika H. James

Dean | Wharton School | University of Pennsylvania

Erika H. James became the dean of the Wharton School on July 1, 2020. Trained as an organizational psychologist, Dean James is a leading expert on crisis leadership, workplace diversity and management strategy. Prior to her appointment at Wharton, Dean James was the John H. Harland Dean at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School from 2014 to 2020. An award-winning educator, accomplished consultant and researcher, she is the first woman and first person of color to be appointed dean in Wharton’s 139-year history. As such she has paved the way for women in leadership both in education and corporate America; Dean James has been instrumental in developing groundbreaking executive education programs, including the Women’s Leadership program at the University of Virginia’s Darden School. Dean James holds a Ph.D. and Master’s degree in organizational psychology from the University of Michigan, as well as a Bachelor’s degree in psychology from Pomona College of the Claremont Colleges in California.



Peter Johnson

Assistant Dean, Full-time MBA Program & Admissions | Haas School of Business | University of California, Berkeley

Peter is the assistant dean, full-time MBA program and admissions of the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. Earlier in his career, he served for 11 years in Berkeley MBA Admissions in several leadership roles and finally as executive director of MBA Admissions. After leaving Berkeley in 2010, he moved to Europe to serve as Vice President for student services at Central European University in Budapest. He returned to Berkeley in his current position at the Haas School, overseeing academics, student experience, and admissions for the Full-time MBA Program in 2016. Peter is a frequent presenter at GMAC and industry conferences and served on the Muskie & Ron Brown Fellowship Committees for the U.S. Dept. of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Peter holds a master’s degree in International Relations from Golden Gate University and received his bachelor’s degree from Pacific University.

Sanjiv Kapur

Sanjiv Kapur

Senior Advisor | Emerging Markets Private Equity Association (EMPEA)

Sanjiv Kapur has over 35 years of senior executive, banking and investment experience across global emerging markets. He has served both as an Executive and non-Executive Board member of public and private companies and investment funds. Sanjiv has also established several start-up operations and international joint venture alliances. He has worked with multinational corporations in the US, Australia and Asia and also at the World Bank Group in Washington, DC. He has been a frequent speaker at international investment and economic development conferences. Sanjiv has a B.A.(Hons.) in Economics from St. Stephens College, University of Delhi, India and an MBA in International Management from the Thunderbird School of Graduate Management.



Soojin Kwon

Managing Director, Full-time MBA Admissions and Program | Stephen M. Ross School of Business | University of Michigan

Soojin Kwon joined Ross in 2004, became Director of MBA Admissions in 2006, and in 2016, she became Managing Director of Full-time MBA Admissions and Program, overseeing admissions, academics and student experience for 800+ students. Kwon is a lecturer of Business Communication and has taught in Ross’ BBA and MBA Programs and Executive Education. Prior to Ross, she was a Manager in Deloitte’s Strategy and Operations practice. She has served on the Senate Budget Committee, House Appropriations Committee, and Department of Commerce as a Presidential Management Fellow. Kwon is a frequent presenter at GMAC’s Admissions Conference and Leadership Conference and has served as the faculty in residence and instructor in GMAC’s Admissions Institute for New Professionals. She was previously on the board of Forté. She holds an MBA from Ross, a Master's in Public Policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, and a BA in Economics and Political Science from Yale.



Jay Nibbe

Global Vice Chair – Markets | EY

Jay Nibbe is the Global Vice Chair – Markets and a member of the EY Global Executive. He oversees all accounts across all EY service lines, sectors and geographies. As part of this role he is responsible for leading Global Industry, Global Solutions, Alliance Partnerships, Managed Services, Business Development and the EY global alumni programs. Nibbe joined EY in 1985 and became a partner in 1994. Before taking his current role, he was EY Global Vice Chair - Tax, where he was responsible for all aspects of tax strategy and operations representing combined annual revenues of approximately $9b and more than 50,000 people. Nibbe also oversees the Institute of Emerging Markets Studies for EY. He was previously a Board Member at the Minnesota State University Moorhead Alumni Foundation (from 2007 to 2009) and is currently a Member of the US-Russia Business Council, and the SKOLKOVO International Advisory Board (Moscow). He has an Accounting and Finance degree from Minnesota State University Moorhead and a master's degree in business taxation from the University of Minnesota.



Enase Okonedo

Dean and Professor of Management | Lagos Business School | Pan-Atlantic University

Enase Okonedo, FCA, became Dean of Lagos Business School in 2009; she has the responsibility for setting the strategic direction for the school. Okonedo is an accomplished professional with more than 30 years’ experience in the financial services and management education sectors. Under her leadership, the school achieved international accreditations from AACSB International and the Association of MBAs (AMBA). She has served as a board member and chairperson of the Association of African Business Schools (AABS), a member of the board and Secretary-Treasurer of AACSB International. She currently serves as a member of the board of the Global Business School Network (GBSN); a member of the International Advisory Board of Porto Business School, Portugal; as well as a member of the Academic Advisory Board, Blatnavik School of Government, University of Oxford. Okonedo is President of the AIFA Reading Society, Nigeria; a member of the Panel of Advisors, Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG) and serves on the boards of several other companies in Nigeria.


Donna Rapaccioli

Donna Rapaccioli

Dean of the Gabelli School of Business and Dean of Business Faculty | Gabelli School of Business | Fordham University

Dr. Donna Rapaccioli is Dean of the Gabelli School of Business and holds the rank of University Professor. Dr. Rapaccioli serves on the Board of Trustees of Emmanuel College in Boston and is a director on the State Street Mutual Fund Board. She also serves on the Board of Directors of Fordham University's London Centre, the Steering Committee for Fordham’s Consortium for Social Justice, and the Board of Advisors of the Fordham Corporate Law Center. As an administrator, Dr. Rapaccioli has earned a reputation for creating academic programs that emphasize applied learning, a global perspective, interdisciplinary thinking, and strong ties with industry. Her philosophy centers on business with purpose, grounded in the Jesuit-influenced principle that commerce should advance society in a greater way.



Themin Suwardy

Dean, Postgraduate Professional Programmes | Singapore Management University

Dr. Themin Suwardy is an Associate Professor of Accounting (Practice) with the SMU School of Accountancy, and the Dean for Postgraduate Professional Programmes (PGPP). He is a regular contributor to professional and regulatory bodies, industry and media on matters related to Corporate Governance and Controls, Accounting Education, and Financial Reporting and Disclosure. In his academic role, he has received awards both at SMU and internationally, including the Singapore’s Public Administration Medal (Bronze), CPA Australia’s Lifetime Achievement Award and IBM Faculty Award. As Dean of PGPP, Themin oversees an annual intake of 1,200 students across 20 SMU Masters programmes. His responsibilities include academic governance, institutional marketing and outreach, and student experience and development.  


Peter Tufano

Peter Tufano

Peter Moores Dean and Professor of Finance | Saïd Business School | University of Oxford

Peter is the Peter Moores Dean at Saïd Business School and a Professorial Fellow at Balliol College. Tufano’s research focuses on financial innovation that improves the delivery of services to low income families. He founded a social enterprise for financial product development (buildcommonwealth.org). His work is credited with influencing three US policy initiatives, most recently the U.S. American Savings Promotion Act. As Dean, he has championed initiatives connecting the business school and the university, including the Oxford 1+1 MBA Programme; the blended learning GOTO course (Global Opportunities & Threats: Oxford); and The Oxford Foundry - a university-wide hub for entrepreneurship. Before joining Oxford, Tufano spent 33 years at Harvard, most recently on the Faculty of HBS, where he co-founded the Harvard University Innovation Lab (i-Lab).