Executive Vice President, Global Chief Membership Officer and Managing Director, Asia Pacific
Geoff Perry is a member of the AACSB Executive Team and leads the Global Membership Team and the Asia Pacific Team. With senior management experience in the university sector, having served as business school dean, pro vice chancellor, and deputy vice chancellor at Auckland University of Technology—a 28,000 student, research-intensive university—he has strong strategic, financial, and people management capabilities.
He has mentored, advised, and evaluated many higher education business schools across the Asia Pacific region and North America. He co-chaired the Business Accreditation Task Force, which was mandated by AACSB’s board of directors to work with the association’s community to develop the 2020 business accreditation standards.
Perry has a significant portfolio of peer-reviewed journal articles, commissioned reports, and presentations. He has academic and private sector experience and has worked, consulted, and researched in his home country of New Zealand as well as more broadly in the Asia Pacific region. He holds degrees in the arts and the humanities as well as a PhD in economics with a focus on labor and international economics.