Facilitating networking and knowledge exchange

Welcome to the Academy of International Business - Australia and New Zealand chapter.

The Academy of International Business (AIB) is the leading association of scholars and specialists in the field of international business. Established in 1959, the AIB has 3010 members in 88 countries. Members include scholars from leading academic institutions, consultants and practitioners.

The Australia New Zealand chapter of AIB incorporates Australia, New Zealand and part of New Guinea and the Pacific Islands. With over 170 members, the chapter facilitates networking and knowledge exchange at the local level. Our membership transcends the boundaries of single academic disciplines and managerial functions, seeking to enhance research, education, policy and practice.

Please explore our pages to learn more of our members, events and resources.  For more information about the Australia and New Zealand chapter, contact the Chair, Professor Sara McGaughey, a member of the Executive Committee, or complete our contact form.

Join our network

The Academy currently offers individual memberships as well as institutional memberships.

Join us for the AIB-ANZ chapter annual meeting

The 2018 AIB-ANZ chapter annual meeting will be scheduled in November during the transition period between teaching and the summer ‘paper writing’ season, offering the regions’ international business and international management researchers the opportunity to gather as a community, to network, be reinvigorated, and gear up for a productive summer of research.

Past meetings have included a full-day research symposium and paper development workshop.

The research symposium allows authors to present and receive feedback on their early-stage research ideas from peers, prior to working up papers for submission to journals or conferences.

The paper development workshop (PDW) is facilitated by distinguished international business academics, and designed to help you to refine and develop your paper in preparation for submission to a high-quality journal.

Early career researchers and doctoral candidates are especially welcome.

Details of the 2018 Annual AIB-ANZ chapter annual meeting COMING SOON!

Past meetings have been hosted by:

2017    University of Otago, New Zealand

2016    UTS Business School, University of Technology Sydney, Australia

2015    QUT Business School, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

2014    Charles Sturt University, Australia

2013    Newcastle Business School, University of Newcastle, Australia

2012    Melbourne Business School, University of Melbourne, Australia

2011    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

2010    Flinders University, Australia

2009    Monash University, Australia

2008    University of Sydney, Australia

AIB Australia and New Zealand executive

Sara McGaughey

Professor Sara McGaughey (Chair)

Griffith University


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Elizabeth Rose

Professor Elizabeth Rose (Past Chair)

University of Leeds

United Kingdom


Omid Aliasghar

Omid Aliasghar (Doctoral candidate representative)

University of Otago

New Zealand

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Maureen Benson-Rea

Dr Maureen Benson-Rea

University of Auckland

New Zealand

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Ramadu Bhanugopan

Dr Ramadu Bhanugopan

Charles Sturt University


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Virginia Cathro

Virginia Cathro

University of Otago

New Zealand

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Vikas Kumar

Associate Professor Vikas Kumar

University of Sydney


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Tom Osegowitsch

Dr Tom Osegowitsch

University of Melbourne


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Dhara Shah

Dr Dhara Shah

Griffith University


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position vacant

Position vacant

Doctoral candidate representative

Sponsors (from November 2017)

Friends of AIB Australia and New Zealand