Professor Christine Rivers

Head of Department of Management Education
PhD, Professor of Business Education and Mindfulness, National Teaching Fellow, Senior Fellow Advance HE
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Areas of specialism

Management & Business Education; Mindfulness & Contemplative Practice ; Technology & Artifical Intelligence; Curriculum Design ; Staff Development & Wellbeing

University roles and responsibilities

  • Head of Department of Management Education

    Previous roles

    01 June 2015 - 01 June 2016
    Director for Post Graduate Studies including MBA and EMBA programmes
    Surrey Business School
    24 August 2020 - 31 July 2023
    Director for Learning & Teaching (Education)
    Surrey Business School

    Affiliations and memberships

    Academy of Management
    Management Education Development executive division member
    programme chair AoM 2024, Chicago
    Chartered Association of Business Schools
    CABS LTSE committee member (Sept 2020)


    Research interests

    Research projects


    Postgraduate research supervision



    Rivers, C. & Holland, A. (-2) Integrating Artificial Intelligence in management learning:
    towards personalized responsive management education, Martin Fellenz, Sabine Hoidn & Mairead Brady (eds) The Future of Management Education (forth coming, Dec 2021), Routledge.