Dr. Christopher Abraham is a PhD in Business Administration (Design Thinking & Innovation) and has three Post Graduate qualifications in HRM, Business Administration (Marketing), Labor & Administrative Law.
He is a Certified Design Thinker from IDEO/Stanford and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (FCIM), UK. He has thirty-five years’ experience in management consulting, marketing, and management education in India, Singapore, and the UAE.
Currently he is the CEO & Head - Dubai campus and Sr. Vice President (Institutional Development) at the S P Jain School of Global Management, a Forbes Top 10, Economist & FT Top 100 ranked Business School, with campuses in Dubai, Singapore, Mumbai and Sydney
Dr. Abraham has been a visiting Professor at many leading universities in Australia, USA, Canada, Singapore, and UK. Earlier in Dubai, he headed the Executive MBA Program of XLRI, Jamshedpur, one of Asia’s top business schools.
His areas of competence are Innovation, Design Thinking, Behavioural Design, Neuroscience of Decision Making, Future of Education, Science of Happiness, Leadership, Human Potential, Entrepreneurship, Corporate Governance, Marketing & Strategy.
A much sought after 3 x TEDx and international keynote speaker, he has successfully presented in numerous global forums and has also conducted many consulting and executive development assignments for global organizations, including The World Bank, The Executive Council (Govt. of Dubai), Emirates Airlines, SEWA (Government of Sharjah), Aramex, DHL, P & G, LG, Reckitt & Benkiser, AW Rostamani (Nissan Auto) etc.
Twice Awarded “Best CEO in the World” in 2018 & 2019, by Indo – UAE Business & Social Forum
Twice winner Education Leadership Award – World Leadership Congress 2015 & 2017
Regularly Interviewed in leading TV & Media Channels like CNBC, Dubai Eye, Dubai TV
Regular News Columns and quotes in leading newspapers like Gulf News, Khaleej Times, The National, Times of India, Economic Times, The Hindu,
Honorary Fellow – Leaders Excellence at Harvard Square, US
Advisor – RTA Innovation Lab, Government of Dubai
Global Advisory Board Member - World CMO Council, US
Member of the Board – The Abrahamic Business Circle
Advisory Board Member – CEO Clubs Worldwide
Senior Advisory Board Member –WASME World Association of SMEs (An UNESCO Initiative)
Senior Advisory Board Member – World Sustainable Business Forum, UK
Director – S P Jain Centre of Excellence for the Science of Happiness
Member of the Governing Board – Gulf Marketing Association
Executive Board Member – CIVITAS DEI Institute of History and Archaeology of Jerusalem, Israel Member of the Board of Directors – Talents of Endearment
Member of the Board – Joblio, An AI enabled ethical recruitment solutions company, US
Member of the Academic Board – World Masters Academy, Italy
Member of the Advisory Board – Economic Times HR World (ETHRWorld)
Member of the CII-Elite Group (SCM) – Confederation of Indian Industry – CII
Advisory Board Member – Humanistic Management Network
Conferred as the Knight of Parte Guelfa, Italy representing India for Ecology & Environment
Founded in Dubai/UAE, SCLG is a membership driven industry business group with 200+ corporate members. SCLG is expanding internationally to continuously enhance its global foot-print.
Managing supply chain and logistics more effectively shall contribute to positive growth of economy in range of 3% to 5% (GDP terms).
Impact of climate change on managing supply chain should be on agenda of all supply chain professionals.
Oil and Gas industry should enlarge its theme to manage supply chains of larger energy domain.
Reduction in current level of wastage in food supply chain shall help mitigate poverty.
Managing Fresh water supply chain needs attention of all.
Sophisticated demand forecast and planning for sure helps improve efficiency of supply chain.
Dubai Lease Conference , Dubai 15th -16th November 2023
Transport Logistic Southeast Asia , Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore 01st -03rd November 2023
Supply Chain Logistics Kenya , Nairobi, Kenya 17th -19th August 2023
South East Asia Digital Supply Chain Summit 2023 , Vietnam 22nd June 2023
45th Annual SAPICS Conference , Century City Conference Centre, Cape Town, South Africa 11th -14th June 2023
The 4th Indonesia International Transport, Logistics, Equipment & Services Exhibition 2023 , JIExpo Kemayoran, Jakarta, Indonesia 24th -26th May 2023
Supply Chain Digitalization Conference 2023 , Virtual Event 24th -25th May 2023
Mauritius Maritime Week 2022 , The Ravenala Attitude, Mauritius 13th -15th December 2022
Annual GPCA Forum , Hilton Riyadh Hotel & Residences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 06th -08th December 2022
Intermodal Africa , Hotel Sarakawa, Lomé, Togo 22nd -24th November 2022
Seamless Saudi Arabia , Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Centre 02nd -03rd November 2022
DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION CONFERENCE , Virtual Event 01st -02nd November 2022
Asean Ports & Shipping , InterContinental Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam 25th -27th October 2022
World Breakbulk Expo , Shanghai, China 25th -26th October 2022
Indonesia International Transport, Logistic, Equipment & Service Exhibition , Jakarta, Indonesia 05th -07th October 2022
Supply Chain Digitization 2022 , Virtual Event 17th -18th October 2022
Malta Maritime Summit , Malta Marriott Hotel & Spa in St. Julian’s, Malta 03rd -07th October 2022
IATA World Cargo Symposium , London, England 27th -29th September 2022
Baltic & Black Sea Ports & Shipping , Vanagupe Hotel Conference and Spa Center, Palanga, Lithuania 27th -29th May 2022
7th GPCA Research and Innovation Conference , Address Sky View Hotel, Dubai 26th -27th September 2022
Seamless North Africa , Cairo, Egypt 20th -21st September 2022
China (Shenzhen) International Logistics and Supply Chain Fair (CILF) , Shenzhen, China 22nd -24th September 2022
Transport Logistic and Air Cargo Southeast Asia , Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre, Sungapore 13th -15th September 2022
BIMP-EAGA 2022 , Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia 02nd -04th August 2022
Intermodal Africa , King Fahd Palace Hotel Dakar, Senegal 28th -30th June 2022
Philippine Ports and Shipping , Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila, The Philippines 21st -23rd June 2022
44th Annual SAPICS 2022 In-Person Conference & Exhibition , Capetown, South Africa 12th -15th June 2022
Trans Middle East , Radisson Blu Hotel, Manama, Bahrain 31st -02nd June 2022
Seamless Middle East , Dubai World Trade Centre 31st -01st June 2022
Digital Sypply Chain Show , Address Hotel, Dubai Marina, Dubai 25th May 2022
Mediterranean Ports and Shipping , Hoteli Bernardin Portorož, Slovenia 24th -26th May 2022
Airport Show , DWTC, Dubai 17th -19th May 2022
13th GPCA Supply-Chain Conference , Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City Dubai UAE 17th -19th May 2022