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Professor of Management and a Professor of Applied Economics at MIT
Roberto is a Venezuelan economist whose areas of research are international economics, monetary economics, and development economics. Roberto focuses on the causes of balance-of-payments crises, financial crises, and the propagation of them across countries—the phenomenon that has been identified in the literature as contagion.
Roberto joined the business school in 1997 and has won both the "Teacher of the Year" award and the "Excellence in Teaching" award at MIT three times.
He received his PhD in economics from MIT in 1997, an MBA from IESA (Venezuela) in 1991, and his BS in Electrical Engineer from Universidad Simon Bolivar (Venezuela) in 1984.
As an accredited coach with the Canadian Coaching Council, Sabri has distinguished himself as a Mastercoach from close to two decades of honing his skills in leadership training in multiple industries which include pharmaceutical, manufacturing, plantation, automotive, oil & gas, FMCG, GLC and the public sector. Sabri’s forte includes Leadership & Learning industry design, development & delivery of leadership training courses.
Assistant Professor of Business and Society Research Affiliate at MIT
Renato's main research interest lies in the political economy of development and state-business relations, particularly in the areas of energy, industrial and innovation policies, government accountability, and non-market strategies. His PhD dissertation work analyzed the development of the oil industry and the local supply chain in Brazil, Malaysia, and Mexico, such as and the policies used for industrial upgrading and the promotion of innovation. His research has appeared in journals like Comparative Political Studies and edited collections published by Oxford University Press, Routledge, and others.
Assistant Professor in Organizational Behavior
Yi-Ren Wang is an Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior at Asia School of Business. She received her Ph.D. in Management from the University of Alabama. She received her master’s degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from the University at Albany, State University of New York and her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from National Taiwan University.
An American theoretical physicist, futurist, and popularizer of science. He is a professor of theoretical physics in the City College of New York and CUNY Graduate Center. Co-founded the string field theory
Ranked by Forbes Magazine as a “Web Celeb”, Jimmy Donal Wales is a U.S. Internet entrepreneur, wiki pioneer and technology visionary, who is best known as the Founder of Wikipedia.
LESA 2023 pays homage to the legacy that the LESA conference is built upon, while signaling a fresh focus and urgency around the importance of sustainable growth – for the region, and for enterprises operating in the region.
CENTRAL BANKERS PANEL SESSION
The Role of Central Bankers on Driving Sustainability
Masterclass 4: Leadership
MUHAMMAD SABRI RAWI
Senior Lecturer, ASB
Masterclass 5: Sustainability in Energy
RENATO LIMA DE OLIVERA
Assistant Professor of Business and Society Research Affiliated at MIT
Masterclass 6: Corporate Governance
MAK YUEN TEEN
Professor of ASB from Corporate Governance
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