Prof. Paul FORSTER

Prof. Paul FORSTER

Associate Professor of Business Education,
Senior Lecturer, Division of Environment and Sustainability,
Co-Director, BSc in Environmental Management and Technology Program

(852) 3469 2540

Academic qualifications

  • Ph.D. (2000), University of California, Irvine


Prof. Paul Forster joined HKUST in 2000. He is a faculty member in the Department of Management where he currently teaches courses on business ethics and environmental strategy. He teaches courses to undergraduate, graduate, MBA and executive audiences on topics of information technology, ethics, environment and strategy. He was twice awarded the Franklin Prize for Teaching Excellence. Prior to HKUST he worked in science and technology consulting and at Shell Resources Canada. He holds a joint appointment in the Division of Environment and Sustainability.


Selected recent articles

  • "Tesla in Hong Kong", HKUST The Thompson Center for Business Case Studies, 2015

  • "One Earth Designs: A "One Country, Two Systems" Model to Build a Social Business", HKUST The Thompson Center for Business Case Studies, 2014

  • "Why MBA students should meditate.", Purusharta, March 2013

  • "Our conditioned world.", Purusharta, March-August 2012


  • Social impacts of technology

  • Sustainable business

  • Business and environment


  • 2019. IPO Teaching Excellence Award.

  • 2018. Winner, Franklin Prize for UG Teaching