Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Business School Leaders for tomorrow
General Information

Core Faculty
Prof Margaret Cullen

Associate Professor


Telephone: +27 (0)41 504 4000

Areas of Expertise

Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Family Business, Marketing, Strategic Management.

Academic Qualifications

PR Dip


Prof. Cullen is an associate professor to MBA and DBA students at NMU Business School, and she develops course materials and supervises MBA and DBA student research. 

Prof. Cullen is also actively involved in the general management of the NMU Business School’s MBA and PDBA programme. This includes building the Business School’s image and recruiting students to the programme.

Prof. Cullen has co-authored and authored several research articles and attended numerous academic conferences, both nationally and internationally. 

In 2010, Prof. Cullen was the winner of the Business Women's Association's Business Women of the year in the Professional category (Eastern Cape).

Prof. Cullen has also presented several entrepreneurship workshops, one of which is a pro bono partnership with IMBEWU NGO, focusing on fostering entrepreneurship in schools in the Zwide and New Brighton townships.