Professor John A. Quelch CBE Charles Edward Wilson Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
John A. Quelch is the Charles Edward Wilson Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. He also holds a joint appointment at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health as Professor in Health Policy and Management.
Between 2011 and 2013, Professor Quelch was Dean, Vice President and Distinguished Professor of International Management at CEIBS, China’s leading business school. Between 2001 and 2011, he was the Lincoln Filene Professor of Business Administration and Senior Associate Dean at Harvard Business School, teaching Marketing in the Advanced Management Program. He served as Dean of London Business School from 1998 to 2001. Prior to 1998, he was the Sebastian S. Kresge Professor of Marketing and Co-Chair of the Marketing Unit at Harvard Business School.
Professor Quelch teaches the MBA/MPH course, “Consumers, Corporations and Public Health” and many executive education courses at HBS and HSPH including the Advanced Management Program.
Professor Quelch is the author, co-author or editor of more than twenty-five books, including Building A Culture of Health: A New Imperative For Business (2016), Consumers, Corporations and Public Health (2016), All Business Is Local (2011), Greater Good: How Good Marketing Makes for Better Democracy (2008), Business Solutions for the Global Poor: Creating Social and Economic Value (2007), The New Global Brands (2006). He has published eighteen articles on marketing strategy issues in the Harvard Business Review, most recently “How To Market In A Downturn” (April 2009), and other leading management journals such as McKinsey Quarterly and Sloan Management Review.
Professor Quelch was educated at Exeter College, Oxford University (BA and MA), the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (MBA), the Harvard School of Public Health (MS) and Harvard Business School (DBA).