Dr Mia de Kuijper
CEO, Cambridge Global Partners
Dr Mia de Kuijper is the CEO of the strategy advisory firm Cambridge Global Partners and a contributor to Duke Corporate Education as a member of their Global Learning Resource Network. Dr de Kuijper has extensive experience in building and managing global companies.
She has been a corporate leader as well as a senior banker on Wall Street. She provides strategic and economic advisory to international clients, focusing on technology and telecommunications, consumer products, natural resources and commodities, funds management and finance. She also teaches and coaches academic and corporate audiences on corporate strategy, M&A, investing, strategic use of networks, effective management of global organizations, modern business models, international competitiveness, scenario planning, and innovation; including at Cambridge University, Harvard and at the IIM-Ahmadabad in India.
Dr de Kuijper has been a Senior Managing Director in investment banking on Wall Street, where she made a career in Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse First Boston and has also held senior management positions at Royal Dutch Shell, PepsiCo, and AT&T. At Pepsi-Cola International, her roles included Chief Strategist, Global Head of M&A, and CFO. She has played a leading role in the establishment of Pepsi-Cola in China, India and Brazil. At AT&T, she was at the forefront of AT&T’s internet investments, wireless, and network strategy. Previously, she was a strategy consultant at Bain & Co. and at McKinsey.
She was the founding Co-Dean of the Duisenberg School of Finance in Amsterdam, Holland and has advised the World Bank, the IMF and the Ford Foundation. Mia also serves on the Alumni Council of the Harvard University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.