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Chair & Professor of International Business, University of Manchester

Timothy M Devinney (BSc CMU; MA, MBA, PhD Chicago) is Profess & Chair of International Business at the Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester. Prior to this he was University Leadership Chair in International Business at The University of Leeds (UK) and Pro Dean of Research and Innovation. He has held positions at the University of Chicago, Vanderbilt, UCLA and Australian Graduate School of Management and been a visitor at many other universities. He has published twelve books and more than one hundred articles in leading journals including Management Science, The Academy of Management Review, Journal of International Business Studies, Organization Science, MIT SMR, California Management Review, Journal of Management and the Strategic Management Journal. He is a fellow of the Academy of Management, the Academy of International Business, a recipient of an Alexander von Humboldt Research Award, a Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Fellow, a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences and a Fellow of the European International Business Academy. He is Past-Chair of the International Management Division of the AOM, past Co-Editor of AOM Perspectives and past co-editor of the Advances in International Management Series (Emerald). He currently on the editorial board of over 10 of the leading journals, Director of the SSRN international management network. He has worked with over 100 global corporations and governments and given presentations and seminars at more than 100 universities and conferences in the last 10 years. He is a Trustee of the Society for the Advancement of Management Studies (SAMS) and a former Council Member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).


  • 2014–present
    Conjoint Professor, Macquarie University, Faculty of Medicine
  • 2019–present
    Chair & Professor of International Business, Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester
  • 2013–2019
    University Leadership Chair & Professor, University of Leeds
  • 2008–2018
    Visiting Professor & Humboldt Foundation Awardee, Humboldt University-Berlin
  • 2008–2014
    Conjoint Professor, UNSW, Faculty of Medicine
  • 2009–2013
    Professor, University of Technology, Sydney
  • 1994–2009
    Professor, Australian Graduate School of Management
  • 1990–1993
    Professor, Anderson GSM, UCLA


    University of Chicago, Phd, Economics & Statistics
    University of Chicago, MA, Public Policy
    University of Chicago, MBA
    Carnegie Mellon University, BSc, Psychology/Applied Mathematics


Fellow, Academy of Management; Fellow, Academy of International Business; Fellow, Australia New Zealand Academy of Management; Fellow, Advanced Institute of Management (UK); Fellow, Royal Society of Arts (UK); Alexander von Humboldt Fellow and Forschungspreis Awardee (Germany); Fellow, Academy of Social Sciences (UK); Fellow, European International Business Academy (EIBA)