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Academic Director, Executive MBA Programs, Melbourne Business School

Vivek is the academic director of executive mba programs and an associate professor of strategy at MBS. His areas of interest include applied game theory, business strategy and policy design. He has worked extensively with the Victorian and federal governments on the design of auction formats and market methods in the environmental policy realm. He has also been actively involved in the strategy consulting arena, having advised the Boards and senior management of many private and public institutions on issues ranging from real options in valuations to designing organisational architectures. He has held visiting academic appointments at AGSM, UCLA, Yale University and the Productivity Commission..

Vivek has a first class honours degree in economics from the ANU and a PhD in economics from Yale University.


  • 2010–present
    MBA Director (acting), Monash University
  • 2010–present
    Deputy Head, Department of Management, Monash University


  • 1996 
    Yale University, Ph.D. in Economics
  • 1990 
    Australian National University, Bachelor of Economics (First Class Honours)

Research Areas

  • Applied Economics (1402)