Chris Ogbechie

About Sir Chris:

Chris Ogbechie is a Professor of Strategic Management and the Dean at Lagos Business School, Pan-Atlantic University. He is also a visiting professor at Strathmore Business School, Nairobi, Kenya.

Professor Ogbechie has a first-class honors degree in Mechanical Engineering from Manchester University, an MBA from Manchester Business School, and a Ph.D. in Business Administration from Brunel Business School in the UK.

On January 1, 2021, he became the fourth dean of Lagos Business School where he has responsibility for setting the strategic direction for the School, as well as overseeing all academic and administrative matters.


Year Degree Institute
First-class honours, Mechanical Engineering Manchester University
MBA Manchester Business School
PhD, Business Administration Brunel Business School, UK

He has several publications in financial services marketing, strategic planning, corporate social responsibility, and corporate governance. His first book “Strategic Marketing of Financial Services in Nigeria” (2011) provides essential information for marketing practitioners, especially in the financial services sector, for improving the effectiveness of their marketing. His second book “Re-engineering the Nigerian Society through Social Marketing” (2012) is his contribution towards changing societal values in a positive way.

Professor Ogbechie has penned several journal papers on corporate governance and sustainability notably: ‘How Large is Too Large and How Small is Too Small? Exploring Kuznets Inverted-U Relationship and Optimal Board Size in Nigeria Company Boards.’ International Journal of Business and General