Former Chairman of the Board – Massachusetts Port Authority
Dean – University of Miami Herbert Business School
Former Board Member – Reebok, Easyjet PLC
Mr. John Quelch has served as the dean and senior associate dean at three internationally-recognized business schools. He is currently Dean and Professor of the University of Miami Business School since July 2017. Prior to joining the University of Miami, Mr. Quelch was a Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. He also held a joint appointment as professor of health policy and management at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Prior to his most recent time at Harvard, Mr. Quelch was dean, vice president and distinguished professor of international management of the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) from 2011 to 2013. From 1998 to 2001, Mr. Quelch served as dean of the London Business School, where he helped transform the school into a globally competitive institution. and launched seed capital funds to invest in student and alumni start-ups. He served as senior associate dean of Harvard Business School from 2001 to 2010.
Mr. Quelch is the author, co-author or editor of 25 books, as well as numerous business case studies on leading international organizations.
Mr. Quelch has served on numerous corporate, nonprofit and public agency boards, including a nine-year term as chairman of the Massachusetts Port Authority and on corporate boards including easyJet and Reebok. He is a member of both the Trilateral Commission and the Council on Foreign Relations.
Mr. Quelch earned his BA and an MA from Exeter College, Oxford University; an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania; an SM from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; and a DBA in business from Harvard Business School. He was appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 2011 and, in 2017, was elected a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.