Biography: Dil Sidhu

Dil Sidhu (MBA, MSc, MA) Dil Sidhu 2016-10-14is Associate Dean at Columbia University in New York.

In his previous role Dil was Chief External Officer at Alliance Manchester Business School, The University of Manchester.  Dil was responsible for key commercial relationships and stakeholder engagement activities with private, public and third sector organisations. Executive Education, Consultancy and Sponsorship Services also fell under his direction.

Dil Sidhu has a rich and varied set of experiences gained from the retail, government and professional services sectors. Previous roles have included:

  • Safeway Stores – Trade Marketing & Supplier Logistics
  • Sainsbury’s – Head of Supplier Partnerships
  • Ernst & Young LLP – Managing Consultant
  • KPMG LLP – Consumer Goods Principal Consultant
  • Dixons Stores Group – Business Advisory Director
  • Argos Retail Group – Group Operational Planning Director
  • London Borough of Lambeth – Service Chain Program Deputy Chief Executive & Head of Improvement National Director
  • BDO LLP-Business Restructuring Director
  • London Business School – Custom Corporate, Executive Education

Dil has also worked extensively with international organizations that include:

Hilton Hotels, ICBC Bank (Shanghai), Honda Europe, Telenor, AT Kearney, The Washington Post & Newsweek, The Weather Channel, Lloyds Bank (Private Wealth), Microsoft, KPMG, ExxonMobil, EY, CitiGroup, Cisco Systems, SABMiller, Du Telecoms, Nestlé, Jaguar Land Rover, Marks & Spencer, BT Group, Telstra, Lufthansa Systems, QinetiQ, Apple UK, AstraZeneca, Daiichi-Sankyo Pharmaceuticals, Oxfam, Pernod Ricard, ASDA, Linklaters, Clifford Chance, PwC, RBS, NatWest, Lloyds of London, The US Safety Council, The FBI, Heineken, Goldman Sachs, Torus Insurance, Transport for London, Royal Northern College of Music, the National Health Service and London Councils

A self-confessed ‘Life Student’ Dil has successfully completed 3 Master’s level degrees and is an alumnus of London Business School and Harvard University. Dil has taught on executive education and MBA programmes since 2005 at 22 colleges and universities around the world including: Alliance Manchester Business School, London Business School, London School of Economics and Oxford Säid Business School