Umit is the Professor of Business Performance and Deputy Executive Dean of the Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland.
He has a unique blend of industry, management consulting and academic experience.
He has dedicated the past 25 years of career in understanding what makes high performance companies different with an emphasis on how organisations measure and manage performance.
To date, Umit has published over 200 papers in international journals and conferences and his work on performance measurement and management is now internationally recognised.
Mike Bourne is Professor of Business Performance at Cranfield School of Management.
Director of the Centre for Business Performance and Director of the Programme Leadership Programme.
He has spent the last 20 years helping companies design, implement and use their performance measurement and management systems.
Before working in academia, Mike held a number of positions, with roles in production management, strategy and acquisitions, HR, and general management, including directorship positions in subsidiary companies.