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School of Management

Impact. Innovation.


Dr. Roger Levermore

Vice-President for Development

Dean of the School of Management

Program Director: Professional Masters EGG

Phone: (66-2) 524 6023 (AIT), 524 6018 (Asoke)

Office: Room 101, Dean’s Office

Country: U.K

Expertise: CSR/Ethics, Culture, Sports Management, Decision-Making

Prof. Roger Levermore is the Dean and Associate Professor of Management Practice at the Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand. He was educated in the U.K. and South Africa and has taught and researched on a range of subjects including leadership, strategy, ethics and sports management. He has led MBA programs in the U.K. (2005-2010) and in Hong Kong (2012-2019). Prior to joining AIT, Professor Levermore worked at Chinese University of Hong Kong (2018-2019) and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (2012-2018).

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  • Ethics;

  • Leadership;

  • Strategy;

  • Scenario planning;

  • Cross-cultural management;

  • Politics / Development / Contemporary issues;

  • Business in Africa;

  • Sports Industry;

  • Study treks;

  • Capstone MBA;



Academic positions

  • Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2018-present; Associate Professor in Business Management Education (Senior Lecturer) at the School of Business Associate Director, MBA programs

  • Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2012-2018; Associate Professor in Business Management Education (Senior Lecturer) at the School of Business Management, July 2012-present; Interim Director of the HKUST MBA (July 2012-July 2013)
    Associate Director, HKUST MBA programs (May 2014-to date)​

  • University of Liverpool, 2001-2014 (tenured track); Lecturer in international development and management, 2001-12 & MBA programme Director, 2005-2010, BA (International Business) programme Director, 2002-2005.

  • Norwich Union Life Insurance Society, 1989-1994 Senior Claims Administrator


  • Teaching excellence award, University of Liverpool, 2007

  • 2015 winner of the ‘Common Core’ excellence in teaching award, HKUST (out of 300 Common Core courses)

  • 2016 winner of the HKUST ‘Franklin prize’ for UG core course teaching




  • Roger Levermore and Aaron Beacom (Eds). 2012, Sport and International Development. London, Palgrave

  • Roger Levermore and Adrian Budd (Eds), 2004, Sport and International Relations: An emerging relationship. London, Routledge


Roger Levermore and Neil Moore, 2015, ‘The need to apply new theories to “Sport CSR”’, Corporate Governance: The international journal of business in society, 15:2, 249-253

Roger Levermore, 2014, ‘How ‘organisational geography’ influences the shaping of CSR: an example of seven Japanese MNEs’, Journal of Corporate Citizenship, 56: December, 67- 82.

Neil Moore and Roger Levermore, 2012, ‘English professional football clubs: Can business parameters of small and medium-sized enterprises be applied?’, Sport, Business, Management: An International Journal, 3:2, 196-209

Roger Levermore, 2011, ‘Analysing the extent to which evaluation of corporate social responsibility for development through sport is conducted’, Third World Quarterly, 32:3, 322-335.​

Roger Levermore, 2011, ‘Sport-for-development and the 2010 football World Cup’, Geography Compass, 5:12, 886-897.

Roger Levermore, 2010, ‘CSR for development through sport: Examining its potential and limitations’, Third World Quarterly, 31:2, 223-241.

Roger Levermore and Peter Millward, 2007, ‘Official policies and informal transversal networks: Creating ‘pan-European identifications’ through sport?’, Sociological Review 55:1, 144-164.

Image by Mimi Thian


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