About

International Business School Suzhou

IBSS is based on strong principles of internationalism, innovation, inspiration and integrity, which together ensure that the School has a positive impact on society through its teaching, research and business engagement. Cross-disciplinary partnerships within IBSS in research, learning and teaching enhance the opportunities for students and academic staff alike.

“Located in Suzhou, Jiangsu, the most developed and richest region in China, IBSS is moving towards becoming an international leader in business education and research at an amazing speed."
Professor Jean Chen, Dean and Chair Professor in Accounting and Finance

IBSS offers a diverse international business outlook with around 30 nationalities represented amongst our more than 125 academic staff members and professional support staff.

  • Serving more than 4,500 students on more than 20 academic programmes of study of study
  • Academic staff with impressive track records of proven business expertise across the subject fields of management, economics and finance
  • Combining the best of both East and West in all our business solutions
  • Located within Suzhou Industrial Park home to 4,700 foreign enterprises (including 100 Fortune 500 companies) and some 18,000 Chinese firms
  • Proximity to China’s mega-commercial centres of Shanghai, Hangzhou, Nanjing and Wuxi
  • World-class academic founding partners: University of Liverpool and Xi’an Jiaotong University
  • International Advisory Board comprised of senior executives from world-class companies.

Management Team

The Business School Management Team (BSMT) consists of:

Professor Jean Chen, Dean
Professor Adam Cross, Associate Dean for Learning and Teaching
Dr Juann Hung, Associate Professor/Acting Director of Planning and Engagement
Dr Woonkian Chong, Associate Professor/Head of Division, Management
Dr Nimesh Salike, Lecturer/Head of Division, Economics
Dr Peng Cheng, Associate Professor/Head of Division, Accounting and Finance
Professor Charles Van Marrewijk, Head of Research and Knowledge Exchange
Pinpin Jiang, School Manager