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Information about Cambridge Judge Business School, about how to refer to us, and about our Dean Christoph Loch.

About the School

Cambridge Judge Business School is a great business school at the heart of Cambridge, advancing knowledge and leadership through people who leave a mark on the world.

Since 1990, Cambridge Judge has forged a reputation as a centre of rigorous thinking and high-impact transformative education, situated within one of the world’s most prestigious research universities, and in the heart of the Cambridge Cluster, the most successful technology entrepreneurship cluster in Europe.

Cambridge Judge pursues innovation through inter-disciplinary insight, entrepreneurial spirit and collaboration. Cutting edge research is rooted in real-world challenges and students and clients are encouraged to ask excellent questions to create real-world change. Undergraduate, graduate and executive programmes attract innovators, creative thinkers, thoughtful and collaborative problem-solvers, and current and future leaders, drawn from a huge diversity of backgrounds and countries.

Cambridge Judge Business School leverages the power of
academia for real world impact

The School is in the business of the transformation of individuals, of organisations and society. What does that mean in practice? It means we work with every student and organisation at a deep level, identifying important problems and questions, challenging and coaching people to find answers, and creating new knowledge.

We bring forward the latest thinking from academia and professional practice, and apply our combined knowledge to specific business situations to turn this thinking into action.

We believe in encouraging and supporting people to create new products and businesses, pursuing goals for intellectual gain and contributing to social enterprise. And we achieve excellence in the quality of our research insights and our educational engagement, developing knowledge both for its own sake and to help others make a difference.


Research underpins all that we do at Cambridge Judge Business School and our research programme combines the highest international academic standards with the practical needs of business and society.

The School has a world-class faculty of around 55 members, representing all continents, whose research interests span the globe and the full spectrum of business issues. Many are leaders in their field, directing cutting-edge research and consulting for businesses and government.

How to refer to the School

The School

You should always refer to us as “Cambridge Judge Business School” in the first instance.

Subsequently, we recommend using either “Cambridge Judge”, “the School”, or ‘CJBS’.

You should not use “the Cambridge Judge Business School”, “the Judge”, “Judge”, “the Judge Institute” or “JBS”.

Executive Education

The School’s Executive Education division should be referred to in the first instance as either “Executive Education at Cambridge Judge Business School” or “Cambridge Judge Business School Executive Education” (whichever reads better within the context of the overall piece). Subsequently it can be referred to as “Executive Education” (please retain the capitalisation).

About our Dean, Christoph Loch

Professor Christoph H Loch is the Director (Dean) of Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS), UK.

Before coming to CJBS in 2011, Professor Loch was Chaired Professor of Technology and Operations Management at INSEAD, where he also served as Dean of the PhD programme and as the director of the INSEAD Israel Research Center. He served as department editor and Associate Editor of Management ScienceManufacturing & Service Operations Management and Production and Operations Management, and as chair of the Behavioral Operations section of INFORMS. 

Professor Loch holds a PhD from the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University, an MBA from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, and a Diplom-Wirtschaftsingenieur degree from the Darmstadt Institute of Technology in Germany. His research focuses on the management of innovation processes, and project management more broadly; including innovation strategy; projects under high uncertainty; the emotional aspect to the motivation of professional project workers, and project supervision and governance.

In 2012, Professor Loch was identified in a benchmarking study as one of the top 10 innovation researchers worldwide. He serves on the supervisory board of an educational software start-up company and is a member of the Cambridge United Football Club board of directors.