Paul Matthyssens

Paul Matthyssens

Academic Director of the Master in Global Management


  • Value Creation
  • Business Markets
  • Global Business
  • Strategic Management
  • Buyer-Supplier Relations


  • 3Continent Master in Strategic Management
  • Master of Global Management
  • Executive MBA

Prof. Dr. Paul Matthyssens is Academic Director of the Master in Global Management at Antwerp Management School (AMS). From 2013 to 2018, Prof. Matthyssens was Dean of AMS. Paul is professor in Strategic Management at the University of Antwerp and at AMS. He received the Best Full-Time Master Teacher Award in 2014. He is a guest professor at DTU Business in Lyngby (DK) and Fordham University (US). Dr. Matthyssens published about 100 articles in top academic journals such as Journal of Management Studies, Strategic Organization,Industrial Marketing Management, Long Range Planning, Technovation, Journal of Business & Industrial Marketing, Psychology & Marketing, International Marketing Review  and Journal of Purchasing & Supply Management.

Matthyssens was a member of the Industry Council of the Flemish Minister-President (2010-2014). His research interests include business and industrial marketing, value innovation, global strategy and purchasing strategy. Matthyssens serves on the editorial boards of many international journals. He advises companies and trains managers of companies such as ERIKS EU/USA, SD Worx, Roche, Fabricom-Suez, Asco, Barco, SKF, Proximus, Atlas Copco, Finmeccanica, and Oiltanking. He advises sector federations in Belgium and The Netherlands on industry convergence and transition, and supports the provincial authorities of Antwerp on their industrial policy and on their business incubation centers.