Chris Doran

Adjunct Professor at HKUST Business School


HKUST Business School

Professor Doran has over 20 years of experience in crafting and executing strategy in three major multinationals. He has run the strategy department for three major multinationals. Formerly, he has been Strategy Director for A.S.Watson (the retail division of Hutchison Whampoa), Lend Lease (one of Australia's largest Real Estate companies) and UDV (the US$2 billion operating profit drinks division of Diageo plc). As well as running the strategic planning processes, his responsibilities have included M&A, corporate development and new ventures. He got his grounding in strategy as a manager at McKinsey & Co, the world's leading management consultancy. He was based in the London and Delhi Offices.

Professor Doran is also a Professor at the HKUST, teaching the core strategy course as well as electives in M&A and Consulting to the MBA students. He is also Academic Director for the Kellogg-HKUST EMBA, the leading EMBA program in the world as ranked by the Financial Times.

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