Ingmar Björkman’s key areas of expertise are international management, with a particular focus on people management issues in multinational corporations. He has been the Dean of the Aalto University School of Business since January 1, 2012. In addition to his role as Dean, he teaches the 'Strategic Human Resource Management' course in the Executive MBA program and co-teaches the MSc course 'People Management in Multinational Organizations'.
Prior to joining Aalto University, Ingmar Björkman was Professor of Management and Organization at the Hanken School of Economics, where he served as Dean of Research and Internationalization during 2005-2007 and Head of the Department of Management and Organization from 1998 to 2011. Having taught at a number of business schools in Europe and Asia, he has received teaching awards from Hanken School of Economics, Fudan University (Shanghai), and INSEAD (Singapore).
He holds a PhD and M.Sc. from Hanken School of Economics.