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The Otago MBA Team

A truly international team, the Otago MBA staff members come from five different countries across three continents, namely, Scotland, United States, United Kingdom and Singapore. Leading this team is Ian Lafferty, Director of Executive Programmes. Each staff member is in charge of different aspects of the MBA programme, from reaching out to students, to recruitment and admissions, career development activities, curriculum delivery and academic guidance. Working as a team, we work towards a common goal of ensuring an MBA programme of world class standard expected of top MBA schools.

Ian Lafferty

Director of Executive Programmes

Head of Executive Programmes and overall-in-charge of the Otago MBA.

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Susan Steer

MBA Manager, Otago MBA

Looks after curriculum delivery and professional development.

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Hester Cheong

Web Marketing Manager, Executive Programmes

Marketing of the Otago MBA programme over the Internet

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Greer Harper

Business Development Manager, Executive Programmes

Management of Executive Education & MBA admissions

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Dr Anindya Sen

Academic Leader & Lecturer

Oversees quality of the curriculum and coordinates the business project elective.

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Karen Bosworth

Programme Delivery Assistant

Administration support

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You may contact any of the staff through:

  •  our contact page
  •  email at
  •  0800 80 80 98 (local calls)
  •  +64 3 479 4176 (overseas)

The MBA office opens 9am - 5pm (New Zealand Time), Monday - Friday on working days.