André J. Watkins

South Africa
Professor, D.Com, Engineering (D.Phil) and Technology (Ph.D)

André mentors IBR students in order to let them create tangible value through applied research for themselves and the businesses that they represent. He draws on extensive executive management experience in the banking and IT industries in Europe, America, Asia and Africa for over 40 years. As an academic, he supervises Masters and Doctoral research worldwide. His personality and the uniqueness of combining business and research experience have been appraised by many student generations.

Teaching responsibilities in IBR

  • Operations Management
  • Doctoral and Master research projects
"This has been a masterpiece, for the very first time in my life i have come to know what research work is all about.The professor may what is ordinarily difficult very easy and installed believe and courage to take research to another level.True to his word,Professor touched my life and i will never be the same again"
Benedict Jirah, Zimbabwe