Timothy Devinney is Professor and Chair of International Business at the Alliance Manchester Business School at the University of Manchester (UK). Immediately prior to this he was Professor and University Leadership Chair at the University of Leeds (UK) and Pro-Dean of Research & Innovation. He is also Professor (Conjoint) at that Faculty of Medicine at Macquarie University (Australia). Prior to that he was a Professor and Professorial Research Fellow at the Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM), Director of the Centre for Corporate Change and the AGSM Executive MBA. Before joining the AGSM he held positions on the faculties of The University of Chicago, Vanderbilt University and UCLA and has been a visiting faculty member at numerous universities in Europe (Copenhagen Business School, Humboldt University-Berlin, Wirschaftsuniversität Wien, and the Universities of Hamburg, Trier, Konstanz, Ulm & Frankfurt) and Asia (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology & City University, Hong Kong) and taught at many others (e.g., CEIBS, Helsinki University of Technology & Helsinki School of Economics).
He has published more than a dozen books (e.g., The Myth of the Ethical Consumer, with P. Auger and G. Eckhardt) and more than 100 articles in leading journals including Management Science, the J. of Business, The Academy of Management Review, J. of International Business Studies, Organization Science, California Management Review, Management International Review, J. of Marketing, J. of Management, Long Range Planning, J. of Business Ethics and the Strategic Management Journal. He has presented papers and addresses at more than 200 universities and conferences in the last ten years. In 2008 he was the first recipient in management of an Alexander von Humboldt Forschungspreis and was a Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Fellow. In 2008 he was elected a Fellow of the Academy of International Business (AIB) and in 2015 he was elected as a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences. His also appointed as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts in 2013. In 2018 he was awarded the Academy of Management’s Impact Practice Award for the influence of his scholarship on management practice and policy and in 2019 the Service to the Global Community Award for his work and influence on the global academic community. In 2020 he was elected as a Fellow of the European Academy of International Business (EIBA) and in 2021 a Fellow of the Academy of Management (AOM).
Timothy is heavily involved in the international networks of scholars. He served as Chair of the International Management Division of the Academy of Management and head of the Global Strategy Interest Group of the Strategic Management Society. He was the President of EIBA in 2019. He was co-Editor of Academy of Management Perspectives and co-editor of the Advances in International Management series (Emerald) and Founding Editor of Annals in Social Responsibility (Emerald) and Foundations and Trends in International Business and Management (Now). He is also Director/Editor of the International Business & Management Network and The Sustainability Research and Policy Network of the Social Science Research Network (SSRN). He was a member of the Executive of ANZAM (Australia New Zealand Academy of Management) and was named a Fellow in 2008. He is on the editorial board of more than a dozen of the leading international journals.
Timothy has taught in numerous executive programs in Australia, USA, Germany, Austria, France, Finland, Korea, India, China, Turkey and the Netherlands, as well as having worked and consulted with corporations world wide, including Apple Computer, Anadolu (Turkey), Telekom Austria, LG (Seoul), Boral, AT Kearney, GEC-Alsthom, AMP, TMP, GM/Holden, CSR, Mobil, Koppers Industries, SAP, Rolls Royce (UK), Freshfields (UK), SAS Institute, Sabanci Holdings (Turkey), Thomson Publishing, Transfield, and Westfield Holdings—as well as many small startups and governments and non-profits. He has also founded several companies and sat on the board of a number of private and public organizations. He currently serves as on the Board of Directors and is a Trustee of Voluntary Action Leeds, the Society for the Advancement of Management Studies, and is a member of the Council of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).