Professor Richard Green has accepted appointment as Head of the Department of Economics and Public Policy at Imperial College Business School from 1 August 2023, for a term of three years.
Professor Green has been Professor of Sustainable Energy Business at the Business School since 2011, and previously served as Associate Dean of Education Quality and Head of Department for the then Department of Management.
Professor Markus Perkmann has accepted appointment as Vice-Dean (Research & Faculty) for the Imperial College Business School for an initial three-year term, effective from 1 July 2023.
In this role, Professor Perkmann will be responsible for leading and enhancing the research strategy and culture of the Business School, as well as overseeing recruitment, development and promotion for academic staff. He will also work closely with other Vice-Deans across the College to foster interdisciplinary research collaborations and partnerships.
Professor Franklin Allen will take up the role of Interim Dean of the Imperial College Business School, from 1 September 2023, following the departure of Professor Francisco Veloso who will be leaving Imperial at the end of August to take up the position of Dean at INSEAD Business School. Professor Allen will be working closely with Professor Veloso over the coming months to ensure a smooth transition into the role.
Reporting to the Provost, as the Interim Dean Professor Allen will be a member of the University Management Board. He will be responsible for leading the Business School, including promoting their profile internationally and fostering excellence in research and education.
Head of the Department of Analytics, Marketing and Operations
Professor Wolfram Wiesemann has accepted appointment as Head of the Department of Analytics, Marketing and Operations at Imperial College Business School with effect from 1 September 2022, for a three-year term. Professor Wiesemann will succeed Professor Andreas Eisingerich, who has extended his term as Head of the Department until 31 August 2022.
Professor Wiesemann joined Imperial in 2010 as a research assistant in the Department of Computing. He moved to the Business School in 2013 as an assistant professor and was promoted to Professor of Analytics and Operations in 2019. He is currently the Academic Director of the School’s MSc Business Analytics (on-campus) programme, a role he will step down from when he takes up the role of Head of Department.
Professor Wiesemann’s research focuses on models and algorithms for decision-making under uncertainty, applying to operations management, energy systems and financial engineering.
Head of the Department of Economics and Public Policy
Professor Tommaso Valletti has accepted an extension to his appointment as Head of the Department of Economics and Public Policy at Imperial College Business School until 31 July 2023.
Professor Valletti was previously the Director of the PhD Programme at the Business School. He served as Chief Competition Economist of the European Commission (Directorate General for Competition). He is a Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research, as well as a member of the CMA’s academic advisory panel. He is a Non-Executive Director to the board of the Financial Conduct Authority.
Professor Valletti’s main research interests are in industrial economics, regulation, and competition economics.