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Michael John Page

Michael John Page

Michael John Page

Provost, Vice-President for Academic Affairs, Bentley University

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Michael Page is Professor of Finance and Management and immediate past Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Bentley University in Massachusetts, United States of America. He also holds an Extraordinary Professorship at Stellenbosch University Business School, South Africa. Before joining Bentley, he served as the Dean of Post-Experience Programs at Erasmus University’s Rotterdam School of Management and as the Executive Director of the Rotterdam School of Management BV, The Netherlands. Previously he was the Dean of Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus Graduate School of Business, and also served a term as its Dean of Academic Affairs. Mike joined Erasmus after sixteen years at the Graduate School of Business of the University of Cape Town, South Africa where he also held the Len Abrahamse Chair in Finance.
Mike currently serves on the boards of the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB, International), and South Africa Partners. He also serves on the AACSB’s Committee for Issues in Management Education (CIME), is a past chair of its Initial Accreditation Committee (IAC), and was a member of the International Blue Ribbon Committee on Accreditation Quality that developed the new accreditation standards. His active engagement with the international management education industry, includes serving on and chairing well over thirty accreditation visits for AACSB, EQUIS, and AMBA, as well as supporting development activities offered by the Central and Eastern European Management Development Association (CEEMAN). He serves on advisory boards for Nagoya University of Commerce and Business (Japan), Cape Town University’s Graduate School of Business (South Africa), École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées (ENPC) School of Management, Paris (France), Kedge Business School, Bordeaux and Marseille (France), and the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, Moscow (Russia). He has also previously served on the international advisory board of Chulalongkorn University’s Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration (Thailand).
Mike’s thirty years as business school academic includes having held professorships in finance, executive education, and management, and senior academic administrative positions on three continents. He has served for eight years as statutory director of private companies including as general (managing) director, three years as a senior consultant and fund management advisor, and been senior partner in a small consulting business that advised organizations on maximizing their human and social capital.