Ronald S.J. Tuninga, PHD, is Vice-President Academic Affairs and Chair of the Academic Advisory Panel at Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences.
He is Emeritus Professor and the former Pro-Vice-Chancellor International and Enterprise and Dean of the Faculty of Business and Law at Kingston University, London, UK. He is also Honorary Dean at AVT Business School in Copenhagen, Denmark. AVT Business School cooperates for its Executive MBA with faculty members from MIT, Harvard University and the UC-Berkeley.
He has been the Director of the PhD Program and Professor of International Management and Marketing at the Open University of the Netherlands, Visiting Professor at various international business schools, and is the former Director Dean and Professor of International Business and Marketing at the Maastricht School of Management. During his tenure at the Maastricht School of Management he developed MBA programs in 24 countries across the world.
He was the Associate Dean and Director MBA Programs and Professor of Marketing and International Business at Nyenrode Business University, the Netherlands. Professor Tuninga has lectured extensively both in North and South America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa. His PhD is from the Fox School of Business at Temple University, Philadelphia, USA. He completed his dissertation in Comparative Marketing in 1987. He also holds an MA in Economics, an MBA in International Business and an MSc in Marketing.
Prof. Tuninga has been involved in many international projects funded by the Dutch government, the World Bank, European Union, United Nations and other international organisations. From 2007 until 2009, he was the President of the International Management Development Association. He was the Vice-Chair of the International Management Board (Board of Trustees), Chair of the Faculty of Assessors and a member of the IAAB of the Association of MBAs (AMBA – UK). He has been a member or chair of more than 50 AMBA assessment teams to business schools around the globe. He has been a consultant for companies, such as Melitta North America and GE, and a partner of the Holland Consulting Group.