Professor Kai Peters, Ashridge Business School
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Kai Peters is Chief Executive – Ashridge and Chief Academic Officer Hult & Ashridge. In September 2015 Ashridge Business School, located in Berkhamsted near London and one of the world’s leading providers of executive education merged with the American Hult Business School. The new school is called Hult International Business School.
Prior to joining Ashridge, Peters was Dean, and previously director of MBA programs, of the Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) of Erasmus University in the Netherlands.
Peters serves on supervisory and advisory boards for a number of organizations in the technology (represented private equity in a mobile communications company) and health care sectors. He is a board member of Centrepoint, a London-based charity for homeless youth. He also serves in various capacities for educational associations including AACSB, AMBA, EFMD and ABS. He is owner and was managing director (89-93) of a company in the German publishing sector and has worked for both IBM and Volkswagen in organizational development.
Peters writes and lectures on strategy, leadership and management education for government, business and academic audiences. He has been twice selected for HR magazine’s top 100 HR professionals in the UK.
He holds degrees from York University, Toronto and University of Quebec in Chicoutimi (Canada) and Erasmus University (Netherlands).