Ailson holds a Full time academic position at Royal Holloway School of Management, University of London. He has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Andrews University, Michigan, USA and an MA in Business and Culture Studies from City University, London; a Postgraduate Certificate from Fundacao Getulio Vargas, Brazil, and University of California, Irvine. Ailson has also a Postgraduate Certificate in Skills of Teaching to Inspire Learning (Accredited programme by the Higher Education Academy) from Royal Holloway Educational Department. Ailson has attended a number of executive and non-executive programs along his career as an academic and professional in management and business. He has extensive management and business experience, having been worked in a variety of industrial and commercial sectors in international organisations in Brazil, Portugal, Switzerland and the UK.
With a profound interest in globalisation and cultures, Ailson travels extensively around the world teaching and attending/presenting in international conferences and seminars; and he speaks fluent three main international languages – Portuguese, English and Spanish.
Ailson is a Guest Professor/Lecturer at the University of Hong Kong MBA programme, Kaplan Singapore, and St Martins Institute, Malta, in the executive programme.
Ailson is a Fellow of three prestigious British institutes, The Higher Education Academy (FHEA), the Chartered Management Institute (FCMI) and the Institute of Administrative Management (FInstAM). He is also a member of the British Academy of Management (BAM).
In 2014, Ailson was awarded the ‘Apple for the Teacher 2014' award which specifically celebrates members of staff (teaching) who have gone the extra mile to enhance the experience of Royal Holloway, University of London’s students.
In 2013 and 2014, Ailson was awarded the Most Popular and the Most Interested Academic in the School of Management.
In 2013, Ailson was nominated for the Faculty Teaching Prize, Royal Holloway School of Management.