Dr. Block

Professor of Strategic Management

Dr. Corrie Block holds the position of Professor of Strategic Management. Presently, he is an Independent Corporate Advisor in Dubai where he serves as a trusted voice in a number of UAE companies. He holds a DBA and MBA degrees from Monarch Business School Switzerland as well as a PhD in Arab and Islamic Studies from Exeter University in the UK. He also holds a Master of Arts in Leadership from the Fuller School of Intercultural Studies in California, USA. Academically, he has been the primary developer of the MBA and AMP programs at the Lebanese International University.

Professionally, he has managed projects as diverse as tech start-ups, billion dollar equity investments, new product research and development and has led the corporate restructuring of several companies in the MENA region. He has worked in various industries covering luxury retail, F&B, FMCG, power & water, education, and oil & gas. He has provided leadership and strategy consulting in more than 30 countries and is a published author on business strategy and consulting.