American University of Sharjah

American University of Sharjah

Jeannette Vinke

Dr. Jeannette Vinke

Chief Operating Officer

Dr. Jeannette Vinke currently serves as the university's Chief Operating Officer (COO). In this position, Dr. Vinke has responsibility for Finance, Human Resources, Auxiliary Operations and Information Technology.  She joined AUS in 2008 as a faculty member of the School of Business Administration where she taught accounting and finance. Her research areas and academic activities included integrated reporting and promoting better finance practices through improved corporate social responsibility by research, training and consulting. She also serves as a founding member from the Middle Eastern Advisory Board of the Institute of Chartered Accountant England and Wales (ICAEW). 

Prior to joining academia, Dr. Vinke held senior positions in the corporate sector, including as CFO MENA for Deutsche Bank; Vice President for Deutsche Bank, Germany; as well as senior positions in Europe and the Middle East at KPMG. 

Dr. Vinke holds a PhD from Edinburgh Business School and is a Fellow Chartered Accountant from the ICAEW.

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