Professor Derek Condon

Professor Derek Condon

The Department of Strategy and International Business
Director of Internationalisation and MBA Programmes
Professor of International Business and Corporate Governance

Contact details

+44 (0)121 414 5007
+44 (0) 121 414 2982
Birmingham Business School
University House
B15 2TT

Derek is the Director of Internationalisation and MBA Programmes for Birmingham Business School.  In addition to being responsible for MBA programmes in the UK and Singapore he is responsible for Business School programmes taught internationally.  Previously he was Assistant Dean for Executive Masters Programmes at Warwick Business School. Derek teaches postgraduate International Business and Corporate Governance modules.



  • PhD, Warwick Business School
  • MBA, Warwick Business School
  • MA South East Asian Business World SOAS, University of London
  • BA (Hons) Economics, Coventry University


Before embarking on an academic career he worked in the financial services industry where he was a Director of Kleinwort Benson Investment Management and the CEO of the Tata Asset Management Company in Mumbai. Following 13 years as a fund manager specialising in N. American equity investments for investment trusts, mutual funds and pension funds he moved into the management of the business undertaking a variety of senior roles that included responsibility for a number of key relationships. During this time he lived for extended periods in the UK, USA, India and Taiwan . He has also worked in Thailand, Singapore, Japan, Hong Kong and Canada.



  • Director of MBA Programmes
  • International Business and corporate governance postgraduate modules