Dr. Luka Powanga is a professor in the Anderson College of Business at Regis University and the Executive Director of the Global Commerce Forum. He is also the Managing Editor of the Journal of Global Commerce Research and the Journal of Current Research in Global Business. He is currently the US correspondent for CargoNews Asia a trade magazine based in Hong Kong.
He holds a BSC degree in Metallurgy and Mineral Processing, Masters and PhD degrees in Mineral Economics from Colorado School of Mines with a minor in Finance from the Graduate School at Denver University. He also holds a Masters degree in Computer Information Technology and Graduate Level Certificate in Object Oriented Programming from Regis University. His industry and academic experience spans over thirty years at middle and senior management levels. He consults in mining and international business management. He taught at Colorado School of Mines before transitioning to Regis University.