John Child is Professor of Commerce at the University of Birmingham. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Management, the Academy of International Business and the British Academy of Management. In 2006, he was elected a Fellow of the British Academy [FBA]. His degrees are all from the University of Cambridge.
Honorary doctorates from Aalborg University, Aston University, Corvinus University (Budapest), Helsinki School of Economics (now Aalto University). Lifetime achievement awards from the Academy of International Business, the British Academy of Management, the European Group for Organization Studies, the International Association for Chinese Management Research