Dr Mukul Madahar

Department: Cardiff School of Management

Office/Location: 2.36A, Ogmore Building, Cardiff School of Management, Llandaff Campus

Telephone: +44 (0)29 2041 6307

Email: mmadahar@cardiffmet.ac.uk

Staff Overview

Mukul is currently the Associate Dean Partnerships (ADP) within the School of Management and is responsible for internationalisation strategy for the school. This involves leading the TNE portfolio for the school for the international partners (currently 16 partners across 14 countries) and international recruitment.

Before joining Cardiff Metropolitan University in 2003, Mukul worked in industry as a consultant ​and was involved in projects (within marketing and operations) with various organisations.

Prior to taking on the role of the ADP he has had close involvement with the MBA Programme over the years within the school and led the programme as the Programme Director.

Mukul has been involved in INFORMS (Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences), EuSpRIG (European Spreadsheets Risk Interest Group) and AIS (Academy of Information Systems). He is a Member of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). He is also a Fellow of the HEA (Higher Education Academy).

Academic Qualifications:

B. Tech. (Electronics and Communication Engineering Honours with Distinction), MBA, MSc (Information Systems). His PhD was in the field of Spreadsheets and Risk Management.​​

Besides academia, his other interests are listening to music, playing sports (with a keen interest in cricket) and travelling.


​Over the years Mukul has been involved with a number of modules within the school such as Strategic Management, People and Organisations, International Management, Operations Management and Research Methods. He has also been involved with supervision of Postgraduate and Doctorate students.


​His interest is within internationalisation in HE sectors and TNE.

Key Publications

​Contribution to Book: Godhwani, R., 2017. Public Speaking Kaleidoscope. Business Expert Press.

Madahar, M., 2014. Inclusivity and Innovation Challenge. Journal of Applied Management- Jidnyasa, 6(1), pp.7-10, Presented at Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies Annual Research Conference as Keynote speech by invitation and then published.

Madahar, M., 2011. Spreadsheet use for strategic decision-making: An analysis of spreadsheet use and associated risk (Doctoral dissertation, University of Wales).

Madahar, M., Cleary, P. and Ball, D., 2008. Categorisation of spreadsheet use within organisations, incorporating risk: A progress report, presented at INFORMS Conference, Seattle, USA.

Presented a paper titled, Categorisation of Spreadsheet Use within Organisations incorporating Risk, at University of Greenwich, EUSpRIG Conference, 2007.

Presented a paper titled, Categorisation of Spreadsheet Risk, at INFORMS conference, Pittsburgh, USA, 2006.

Cleary, P., Ball, D.D., Madahar, M., Thorne, S., Gosling, C. and Fernandez, K., 2008. Investigating the use of software agents to reduce the risk of undetected errors in strategic spreadsheet applications, paper presented at Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, 2003.

Presented papers, delivered keynote talks by invitation and chaired tracks at various international conferences.

Other Projects and activities

External Links

​He is on the International Committee of Chartered Association of Business Schools (Chartered ABS).

Mukul is currently a Visiting Faculty and on Advisory Committee for Annual Research Conference at Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS), India.

He has been on visits to State University of New York, USA as a Visiting Professor.