Professor Siah Hwee Ang
Professor Siah Hwee Ang is Professor of International Business and Strategy and the inaugural BNZ Chair in Business in Asia, a position sponsored by the Bank of New Zealand (BNZ), Victoria University of Wellington, Ministry of MFAT, MBIE, and NZTE. In this role, Siah works closely with various stakeholders and companies on their strategies in Asia and Asia’s engagement in NZ. Siah chairs Victoria University of Wellington’s Enabling Our Asia Pacific Trading Nation Research Distinctiveness Theme, one of the eight pan-university research areas. In January 2018, Siah also became the Director of the Southeast Asia Centre of Asia-Pacific Excellence (SEA CAPE), a national centre operated by University of Auckland, University of Otago, University of Waikato, and Victoria University of Wellington. Siah also sits on the national assessment panels for Prime Minister’s Business Scholarships, Prime Minister’s Scholarships for Asia, and Marsden Fund.
Before joining Victoria University of Wellington, Siah was Professor in Strategy and Associate Dean Postgraduate and International at the University of Auckland Business School, a research fellow at Cass Business School, City University in London and the National University of Singapore, where he completed his PhD in Management. Siah is Visiting Professor to a few Asian universities and the Senior Editor of the Journal of World Business, a top international business journal. He writes frequently in the media.