Associated Faculty

Dr Gishan Dissanake

Gishan Dissanaike is a financial economist and holds the Adam Smith Professorial Chair in Corporate Governance at the University of Cambridge. He is the Director of the Cambridge MPhil Programme in Finance, a cross-faculty programme involving three faculties – the Faculty of Economics, Faculty of Mathematics and Cambridge Judge Business School. He has been an ESRC Research Fellow and an Academic Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England & Wales. He has also held a visiting faculty appointment at Cornell University.


Gishan has been consulted by a number of international corporations, investment banks, and regulatory agencies. He previously worked for Banque Indosuez (now Crédit Agrigole Indosuez).

Gishan was the co-chair of the 2009 European Financial Management Association Symposium on Corporate Governance and Control. He is on the editorial boards of several journals, and a member of the Cambridge Corporate Governance Network (CCGN). His interests lie in corporate finance and governance, and stock market behaviour. He is also interested in fintech-related projects.

Professor Paul Tracey

Prior to joining Cambridge Judge Business School, Paul was Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship at Warwick Business School. He has also held posts at the School of Geography at Oxford University and the Centre for Entrepreneurship at the University of Newcastle. Paul serves on the editorial boards of the Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, and Strategic Organization. He is a member of the Cambridge Corporate Governance Network (CCGN)

Dr Stella Pachidi

Dr Stella Pachidi is a Lecturer in Information Systems at Judge Business School, University of Cambridge. Her research interests lie in the intersection of technology, work and organizing. She performs qualitative research while being informed by the fields of practice theory, knowledge and knowing, collaboration and coordination, temporality, science and technology studies, and so forth. Her current research projects include the introduction of analytics and big data technologies in organizations, managing challenges in the workplace with digitization, and practices of knowledge collaboration across boundaries. She holds a PhD in Business Administration from VU University Amsterdam, a MSc in Business Informatics from Utrecht University, and a MSc in Electrical and and Computer Engineering from National Technical University of Athens.

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Dr Mark Thompson

Mark is acknowledged within the public domain as one of architects of Digital business thinking within the UK public sector. Mark is Senior Lecturer in Information Systems at Cambridge Judge Business School, where he developed and teaches the MBA/eMBA Digital Business course, and also Strategy Director/co-owner of public sector technology specialists Methods Group, where he has launched two successful startups since 2012.  He is also on the UK National Digital and Data Advisory Committee, the UK National Audit Office Digital Advisory Panel, Digital Leaders Advisory Board, Board Member of Tech UK (UK Technology Trade Association), and has been IT Futures advisor to the UK Cabinet Office, and has developed technology strategy on ‘digital’ for both Labour and Conservative parties. He chairs many of the large conferences on Digital in the UK, including the National Digital Conference, and is a regular and influential contributor to  and other publications.

Dr Matthew Jones

Dr Jones' research interests include the relationship between information systems and social and organisational change, theoretical and methodological issues in information systems research. He has conducted studies in collaboration with Hewlett Packard, DMR Canada (Fujitsu Consulting), Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, Addenbrookes Hospital and Papworth Hospital. He is on the Editorial Board of Information and Organisation, Health Informatics Journal and Information Technology and People.

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