Nina Teng

  • Degree Programme: PhD in Strategy and Entrepreneurship

BSE, University of Pennsylvania

MA, Columbia University

MPA/ID, Harvard University

Nina Teng is a PhD student in the Strategy and Entrepreneurship department at London Business School. Her previous research involved a field experiment that tests how an organization’s philanthropic initiatives affect customer take-up and loyalty rates, compared to financial incentives. Prior to academia, Nina served as an early employee and founding Vice President of Government Affairs at Grab, a major digital ride-hailing platform in Southeast Asia, after starting her career in public service as a special education (autism) teacher at Teach For America. She also holds a MPA (International Development Economics) from Harvard University, a MA in Educational Leadership from Columbia University and a BS in Bioengineering from the University of Pennsylvania


Singh, J., Teng, N. and Netessine, S. (2019) Philanthropic Campaigns and Customer Behavior: Field Experiments on an Online Taxi Booking Platform. Management Science, 65(2): 913–932.