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AABS Governing Board

Since 2007 AABS put in place a Governing Board, which is responsible for the overall control and strategic direction of the association. The board meets three times a year at various members schools.

Members of the AABS Governing Board are elected by AABS Member Schools. They serve for two years and are eligible for appointment for two further consecutive terms. They serve this term on a voluntary capacity.

AABS Governing Board serving from May 2015 – December 2017:

Chairperson Jan 2016 - Dec 2017:

Dr Edward Mungai

Associate Dean, Strathmore University Business School, Kenya

Email: aabschair@aabschools.com


Dr Ali Elquammah

Co-Director of Academic Affairs, HEM Business School, Casablanca, Morocco

Email: ali.elquammah@hem.ac.ma


Mr Idrissa Mbengue

Director, Institut Superieur de Management de Dakar, Senegal

Email: imbengue@gmail.com


Prof Steve Bluen

Director, Wits Business School, South Africa

Email: Steve.Bluen@wits.ac.za


Prof Grafton Whyte

Director, Harold Pupkewitz Graduate School of Business, Namibia

Email: gwhyte@polytechnic.edu.na


Dr Nizar Becheikh

Associate Dean, The American University in Cairo School of Business, Egypt 

Email: nbecheikh@aucegypt.edu


Previous AABS Chairperson

Prof Nick Binedell

Dean, Gordon Institute of Business Science, South Africa


Mr Jonathan Cook

Chairman, African Management Initiative, South Africa

AABS Special Projects


Prof Erasmus Kaijage

Faculty, Univeristy of Nairobi School of Business, Kenya

AABS Quality Review Subcommittee


Dr Enase Okonedo

Dean, Lagos Business School, Nigeria


Prof Walter Baets

Director, Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town, South Africa







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Emerald AABS Case Study Competition 2016-17

The Emerald AABS 2016-17 Case Study Competition winners will be announced at the Connect conference hosted by the AUC School of Business. 

AABS Case Studies

Over 300 African case studies are listed in the AABS case study database.

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