An alumnus of Ashridge Business School, Selina Neri is an Adjunct Professor at Hult International Business School (Dubai and Shanghai campus). She also collaborates with HEC Paris as Adjunct Professor, co-author of published MBA case studies, and regular speaker at executive management seminars.
Selina has extensive international corporate experience in the Information & Communications Technology industry as well as the travel & luxury industries, having served for over 27 years in various global senior executive and board positions at Verizon (USA-Europe), Deutsche Telekom (Europe, USA and Asia) and COLT Technology Services (Europe and Asia), ZFP Group Dadu (Saudi Arabia) and KUONI (Switzerland).
Since 2015 Selina has been a senior industry advisor to the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (London). Between 2014-2016 she served as Non Executive Director on the Board of the KUONI Group, (Zurich Stock Exchange SIX: KUNN) a leading service provider to the global travel industry. In 2016 Selina was included in “The Female FTSE Board Report: 100 Women To Watch”, published by Cranfield School of Management for the UK Government Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (Lord Davies Review).
Selina holds a Bachelor Degree cum laude in Economics from the University of Parma (Italy) and a Master of Business Administration from Clemson Business School (USA). She is currently conducting her doctoral studies (PhD in Business Management) at the British University in Dubai, with research interest is in corporate governance, business ethics and higher education. In May 2017 Selina was awarded the Best Paper Award for the Faculty of Business & Law at the 3rd BUiD Doctoral Research Conference (UAE).
Since 2012 Selina Neri has been serving as Global Mentor for women in business for the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women (London). Selina is based in Dubai and is fluent in English, German, French and Italian.