Management, Strategy & Human Resources

Dr Arnaud VALLIN

He holds a PhD in sociology and began his career at the CNRS Joint Research Unit No. 5283. His work examines the interactions – sometimes difficult, sometimes fruitful – between contemporary individuals and the various forms of organisation they encounter (institutions, family, business, administration, etc.). After teaching in universities (Université de Savoie, Université Jean Monnet)

Mrs Fadila LETURCQ

Fadila Leturcq is Senior advisor for the digital transformation of the French government. She joined the civil service after 6 years dedicated to human capital management: first as HR project manager in the automotive industry, then in a think tank as Head of HR Performance and Innovation, then with the consulting firm Deloitte as a


Marie started her career as an Employment Lawyer in Paris before pursuing her professional growth in Human Resources in the US, Europe and Africa. After 15 year of operational and strategic HR Generalist roles, within the private and public sectors, she specialized the last 10 years, in People Engagement, Talent & Leadership Development. Recognized for

Dr Nathalie DARGHAM

Nathalie Dargham has more than 20 years of experience in training and talent development. Her area of ​​expertise is strategic human resources management and leadership. Adult Trainer and Coach, she has led training in the field of management, human resources and leadership. She has coached over 200 adults. She also teaches human resource management and

Dr Bernard BUISSON

Specialist in strategy, innovation management, and CSR. Over the last twenty years, he has taught courses on Strategy, Innovation Management, Entrepreneurship/Intrapreneurship, Macro-economics, Innovation Economics,    Management, International Business, and Research Methodology in business schools, engineer schools and universities, in France (Paris Dauphine University, EMLV-Ecole de Management Léonard de Vinci, ENSTA, Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne University, EDHEC, Ecole

Mr Siegfried SCHMIDT

Since 1 July 2009 responsible for the application and evaluation process within the framework of the EFQM recognition program as well as for the quality management of the SAQ National and international assignments in assessment (i.e. France, Luxemburg), evaluation and training Member of various working groups for the promotion of quality management and the Excellence

Mr Bertrand RASSAT

Bertrand is specialized in technological disruption, having spent 20 years creating companies and leading various initiatives in the trading technology sector while leading teams in an operational capacity. This combined knowledge of the strategy and operations of financial institutions has given him a unique insight into how technology can be best exploited to achieve better

Visiting professor within the IMSG where he works within the framework of the DBA, Jacques Gagnon is associate professor within the School of Management of the University of Sherbrooke. He was at the origin of the partnership between the latter and the IMSG. Holder of a doctorate in public administration, his research focuses on strategic


Yann has been working with various private and public structures on the path to change and success for more than 10 years. His experience in organizational “coaching” is varied since he has been able to lead mandates with local SMEs, international companies or public administrations. On behalf of third parties, as a member of the

M. Laurent DELALEX

Mr Laurent DELALEX

Laurent Delalex is a consultant in Management, Marketing and Sales, graduated from Neoma Business School and IMD Lausanne. Expert in development and implementation of growth strategies in developed and emerging markets, he spent more than 30 years in the operational management of countries and divisions or global strategic directions, within 3 major agro-foods groups :



A General Manager and Natural Leader with international background in growing for & not-for-profit organisations, including Secondary & Higher Education, Testing, Vocational Training, Language Courses & Certifications, Philippe Grosskost has chaired and lead several organisations in the assessment & educational field: CEO of ETS (Educational Testing Service) EMEA; CEO of PerformanSe (a European leader in

M. Jacques-François PERRENOUD

Mr Jacques-François PERRENOUD

After achieving a BA (Hons) in International Business Studies & Management at European Business School (Regents College) London, and some courses in International Relations and Affairs at New York University (NYU), Jacques-François Perrenoud started his professional career at Dupont de Nemours financial center in North Spain. He went on studying at CASS University London, where

Dr Christa MUTH

Christa Muth (born November 24, 1949 in Rheydt) is a German systems scientist, management professor and consultant, known for stressing the importance of intangibles in organizations and business strategies. She developed an approach she called “Human Systems Engineering” taught as part of a MAS (Master of Advanced Studies) at HES-SO (Haute École Spécialisée de Suisse



Richard Delaye is a Doctor of Management Sciences (dir. Prof. Peretti), HDR in Humanities and Social Sciences (Dir. Prof. Lardellier), MBA of Reims Management School (NEOMA Business School) AGRH). He has always sought to set up innovative management training schemes aimed at developing talents in Africa, China, Switzerland and France, while continuing his work of writing

Prof. Sung-Do KIM (visiting)

Prof. Dr Sung-Do KIM (visiting)

Koryo University, Séoul, Professor Sung-Do KIM teaches Intercultural Management.



Real entrepreneur, Arnaud Claudel creates companies for more than 20 years. SSII (SOFTWARE ENGINEERING COMPANY), universe of the health are the domains in which he essentially intervenes. Initially engineer, he then followed the program “Entrepreneur” of HEC PARIS. Reserve officer of the French Air Force, he is an amateur warned of rugby and gastronomy.

Prof.Dr. Jean-Marie PERETTI (visitant)

Jean-Marie Peretti is a French organizational theorist, Professor at the ESSEC business school and in University of Corsica, management consultant and author, known for his work on human resources management. Graduated from ESSEC in 1967, he received his PhD in Management at the Institute of Political Studies in Paris in 1969. After his graduation Peretti has been working as management

Shiwei Wu

Dr Shiwei WU

Shiwei Wu is an expert in China-Europe exchanges and business, which he is teaching in French or Cantonese. He is working on bridging the educational gaps between Europe & China and helps educational partners to create profitable exchanges. He is also a lobbyist who understands the multicultural aspects of the Chinese and numerous European cultures. LinkedIn


Prof. Dr Alain LEMPEREUR

Mediator and negotiation expert, Alain Lempereur is an Affiliated Faculty and Executive Committee Member of the Program on Negotiation (PON) at Harvard Law School. He is the chair of the scientific committee of the Humanitarian Negotiation Exchange (HNx), a project of the International Committee of the Red Cross and of the Harvard Kennedy School’s Future


Prof. Dr Annie CORNET

Professor at HEC-ULg, Liège University (Belgium) where she teaches in Human Ressources, Annie Cornet created and still leads a research lab on Genders & Diversity in Management.


Prof. Dr Yvon PESQUEUX

Professor of Management, Yvon PESQUEUX works in France (CNAM) and in numerous countries in Africa. Main courses taught: Business and Society, Organization Behavior.

Philippe Pache

Mr Philippe PACHE

Trained as a psychologist, Philippe Pache teaches Personal Development and is a Coach in Career Development and in Recruitment. He works for private companies in Switzerland and Academic Organisations worldwide (HEC Paris, Université de Genève, Cheung Kong University Beijing).

Marketing, Digital Communication & Innovation

PhD Catherine Charbonnier


Catherine holds a PhD in robotics and computer science. Since 1997, she led several digital transformation projects in a multitude of different organizations. Intrigued by the fast-changing pace of this 21st century, she sees today materializing what she studied yesterday in her lab. Catherine encourages companies and people to better understand AI, assess its risks

Eric Frandeboeuf


Graduated from the Paris School of Business with a Master Degree in Economics, Eric has worked for nearly 30 years in communication, marketing and food industry in various management and consulting positions. Eric has developed a real expertise in brand and innovation management, he is currently the owner of a startup and a teacher in

Mrs Marie-Pierre GAGNON

A doctoral student in project management and financing, Marie-Pier Gagnon is a young professor specializing in financial arrangements and strategic planning who works on innovative approaches in the context of various international projects. With a wealth of experience in the banking sector, she consolidates her achievements by collaborating with various organizations on major projects in


As Head of Sales, Gil Grandjean has been managing the team of the SME sales department of Swisscom in Geneva for more than 2 years, one of the main challenges of which is to promote the digital transformation of companies. Previously, he managed the Swiss subsidiary of the Ubisoft group (3rd largest video game publisher

Dr Roselyne DELAYE

With an MBA from Reims Management School (NEOMA Business School) and extensive experience in the pharmaceutical industry, Dr Roselyne Delaye teaches « Fundamentals of Marketing » to Bachelor students. She is also co-founder and president of the International Management School Geneva.


Expert on media relations and adjunct faculty member at the IMSG in Geneva. His areas of expertise include corporate communications and digital marketing. Since 2014 he is partner at Agence CRP, a PR agency specialized in the Swiss industrial sector. Previously he worked for almost a decade as corporate editor in a major corporation in

Mrs Julie MAIO

Simultaneously working for a Public Relations Agency in Zurich, Julie graduated with a Master’s Degree in Business Administration at International Management School Geneva. Specialized in Communication, PR & Event Management, for 5 years she helped develop the visibility of renowned international brands in the luxury, fashion, lifestyle & hospitality sector. In 2020, Julie created her


Patrice holds an MSc in Chemistry and an MBA. He started his career in strategy and MA consulting with one of the leading strategy firms in London. He then held several managerial roles in Strategic Planning, Business Development and Marketing in leading industrial companies in the packaging, flavours and tobacco industries. He has had responsibilities

Alexandre Eyries

Prof.Dr Alexandre EYRIES

After achieving a PhD in French Language, Literature and Civilization, Alexandre EYRIES teaches Information and Communication Sciences in various institutions in France. Ability to Direct Research, he focuses particularly his research around two major scientific themes: symbolic mediations (political communication, narrations and rites) and technological mediations. He became Associate Professor in Information and Communication Sciences

Mrs Jennifer MONTITON

Jennifer Montiton teaches market research techniques to IMSG Bachelor students. She joined altamedia in 2013 to develop the assessment of the quality of customer relations: satisfaction surveys, analyzes of real customer contacts (calls, emails, letters), calls and mystery visits. She works in particular for HUG, Migros Geneva and Migros France, Romande Energie, Groupe Mutuel, Régie


An ESSEC Business School graduate, a passionate scuba diver, a nature protection volunteer and above all a happy father of 3 young boys, Arnaud joined the hospitality business out of curiosity and have stayed out of passion and belief for the past 20 years. He has spent most of my career abroad in Operations Management. Since

Mrs Maëlys BEULQUE

Mrs Maëlys BEULQUE

A communications research engineer, trained, Maëlys Beulque quickly turned to digital issues and digital transformation, hot topics and promising for the future. Thanks to her multiple professional experiences, she was able to touch the operational, through EOS Agency, which she co-founded and of which she was the general manager for 6 years, but also within



Nadia Gianoli is a communication strategy teacher for Bachelor’s students at the International Management School Geneva. After completing a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Human Relations at Quebec University in Montreal and a Master in Development Studies at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, Nadia Gianoli held various communication positions

Mme Marie-Gabrielle CAJOLY

Mrs Marie-Gabrielle CAJOLY

Graduated from IMD (E-MBA Business Administration, 2009), CELSA (DESS Public Relations, 1997), University Paris VII (DESS Socio-Economics, 1996) and Sciences Po Grenoble (Political Sciences, Master 1995), Marie-Gabrielle Cajoly is the founder and director of CorporatEngagement, a communication and social investment consulting company. She supports the administrative committees and the management of organizations in the public,

Mme Carole HADDAD

Mrs Carole HADDAD

Carole Haddad is a creative and innovative business growth strategist with over 10 years of experience, driving strategic plans, communications, and client relationships. She is known for team leadership and mentorship, networking and connection-building abilities, and key alliance/partnership development.

M. Nicolas CUBAUD

Mr Nicolas CUBAUD

With a MSc in Computer Science and DEA from Toulouse University, Nicolas Cubaud occupied numerous R&D and pre-sales positions for leading high-tech companies both in France and in the USA. He is the Founder and CEO of EyeSnap, which provides image recognition solutions to the industry and legal markets. He is also a consultant and



After studying IT and multimedia management, Malik Souyad specializes in the design and deployment of digital communication strategies, based on multiple levers, such as content marketing, web psychology, digital Analytics, as well as than design thinking techniques. He develops 100% user-centric campaigns for companies with very high added value. He has also shared this passion

M. Julien MULLER

Mr Julien MULLER

Passionate about strategy and the Web, Julien Muller quickly turned to SEO and E-Reputation. He gives training in his areas of intervention such as SEO / SEA, Web Culture and integration. From January 2016 to July 2018, he was Associate Professor at the Institute of Internet and Multimedia (IIM); profession in which he blossoms to



Fabien Lacroix has held the sales management of many multinationals (Paget Group, De Rigo S.p.A, Raymond Weil, Bertolucci SA, Red SA, etc.). He is now CEO of IMCEO, HR Director of Alternet Solutions and CEO of ABCYS Consulting Group Recruitment.



Fabien Arévalo graduated with a degree in political science from the University of Geneva, after having studied advertising and operational marketing (senior technician). He currently has nearly 20 years of experience in the field of communication, marketing and sales, with a specialization on CRM and direct customer contact (opposite face-to-face and remote, especially for customer

M. Thierry DIME

Mr Thierry DIME

Graduate of the Swiss Italian University in Lugano, Thierry Dime created his first company after his studies. With his passion in communication he quickly realizes the role that media can play in society. He naturally becomes a boss of the press by launching several titles, of which the well-known « Monde Économique », a Swiss magazine of

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Dr André-Yves PORTNOFF

Doctor in nuclear metallurgy, André-Yves Portnoff created and directed (1977-1992) the only francophone monthly Prospective Technological Studies, Science & Technology. He is the co-author of the first French report (The Revolution of Intelligence) on the Company and the intangible economy. He developed Futuribles and large enterprises, a method for evaluating organizations by intangible factors, which

Dr. Thierry FABIANI

Dr Thierry FABIANI

Thierry Fabiani has a doctorate in sciences of management and more particularly in marketing with an original subject “The determiners of the eating habits of seniors: the case of the sweetened products”. Graduate “École Supérieure de Commerce de Marseille” and ex-auditor of the institute of the high studies of national defence (IHEDN), he followed a 3rd cycle



Professor of Advertising & Marketing, Dr Intartaglia works on Neurosciences & Persuasion Techniques in Sales and Advertising. He does research in Information & Management Institute of HEG Arc (Switzerland). He has published numerous books and articles on Advertisement & Persuasion Techniques. He also works as a consultant for private companies.

Prof.Dr. Pascal LARDELLIER

Prof. Dr Pascal LARDELLIER

Professor Lardellier specializes in Behavioral Marketing. He has published several books and articles. His work questions the new forms of social links and the status of relationships on social networks.  

Law, Economics & Finance

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Dr. Asma Layouni is a specialist in Economic and Financial Management. She started her career as a lecturer at “Ecole Centrale de Lyon”. She also taught in several other institutions such as “Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne” and University of Damascus-Grenoble. Recently, she had the responsibility of developing and teaching the Operational Management and Corporate Finance

Dr (BA) Monica WAGEN

Monica is a Professor of Organizational Development and teaches a Masters course in Entrepreneurship at the Sorbonne University in Paris. She has a dual background of Economy and Law studies at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland. She has been appointed Professor & Assistant at the IMD Business School and has written a thesis on governance.


An economist and investment specialist, Imad is currently CIO & Managing Partner at GPM, a Swiss-based wealth and asset manager. As an astute observer of the world, Imad has been advising institutions and families on their investments since 1998, helping them to navigate complex markets through economic and financial cycles. Having worked for leading financial


Thomas Roullet graduated from the University of Geneva in 2015 after completing his master’s degree in economic law (MLaw). He further pursued his studies by obtaining a certificate in translational law (CTL). After being admitted with the Geneva bar in 2017, he joined the firm Altenburger LTD legal + tax as an associate, where he


Founder & CEO of BEEDOO SA He has spent more than 20 years in the financial industry with a special focus on manging risks and investing for others and himself. This has allowed him to learn a lot of very important lessons which he is happy to share with you and/or advise you on. He


Rubén Navarro is a lawyer, project manager and entrepreneur. He studied a double degree in Law and Business Administration at Carlos III University in Madrid, then a Master in Corporate Law and Tax Advisory at Instituto de Empresa while working at PwC. In 2011 Rubén came to Geneva, Switzerland to work as a lawyer and

Mr Andrew YOUNG

After Political economics and sport management studies in Geneva and Fribourg, Andrew Young worked for over 25 years for numerous public administrations in various functions as a top manager, in such different areas as environment, culture, sport, youth or police. As a consultant during the 12 following years, he also specialized in NPO management, as

Prof.Dr. Olivier BADOT (visiting)

Prof. Dr Olivier BADOT (visiting)

The Prof. Dr Olivier Badot has a Doctorate in Industrial Economics. He is a specialist in consumption, trade and distribution.. Member of the Committee of Experts of the City Factory (Vivendi) and the National Center of Shopping Centers, he is Scientific Director of the E. Leclerc Chair and current Dean of Research at ESCP Europe.



Mr Paul Cosmovici, lawyer in the field of trademarks, patents and designs, has significant expertise in the strategy related to intellectual property. His experience includes the structuring of commercial transactions as well as the protection of intellectual property assets.

Dr. Wafa GZARA


Dr Wafa GZARA is an assistant professor in Finance. She earned her Ph.D in Finance from the University of Paris X (ex Paris-Nanterre). She also holds from the University of Cergy Pontoise in France two master degrees, MA (ex DEA) in Finance and Insurance and MA (ex DESS) in Economic Engineering. Prior to joining IMSG,



Hervé Crausaz graduated from the University of Geneva in 1994 and qualified in 1996 in Geneva and in 1999 in Vaud. He founded the Firm Schwab Flaherty Hassberger & Crausaz in 2002 and joined Chabrier Avocats SA in 2007 as partner. He graduated from the Lausanne University in 2009 (LL.M in International and Commercial Law). Hervé is

Dr Bernard BARBERI

Dr Bernard BARBERI

Bernard Barberi, Chartered accountant and external auditor registered at the Order of “Paris-Île de France”, he intervenes in his domains of specialization covering the accounting, the management control, the financial management and the tax system. He works with professional clients of diverse sizes, in different branches of industry, which is source of enrichment for the students.


Enoch Effah Enseignant à l'IMSG business school à genève

Mr Enoch EFFAH

Mr Enoch Effah Afriyie is a three-time world boxing champion and social entrepreneur. He is the founder of Nokefa, an enterprise providing coaching and training services, and he is president of “Coaching Sportif et Citoyen,” an association working to enhance the professional and civic dynamics of sports. In 2008, Mr. Effah was tapped by the

Photo de Matthieu DEGLAS professeur à l'IMSG

Mr Matthieu DEGLAS

Matthieu DEGLAS is a coach in Leadership, Public Speaking and Influence Strategy. He graduated from the University of Paris XI (Master II in business law) and from the « Ecole de Guerre » . With a solid experience in public speaking (international competitions, master classes, lessons) and as the founder of the agency « Orator


Freelance management consultant and trainer, for nearly 30 years in small and large consulting firms, he helps managers and multidisciplinary teams to improve the creation of value(s): do better, more useful, while consuming fewer resources, in respect for the values ​​of the actors concerned in and around the company. More than a hundred missions for

Mr Cédric BERGER

Double Master of Science, in Information System Analysis & Design (ESSEC-Paris) – in Business Administration (University of Lyon), Certified CBAP© (Business Analysis Professional Certification from IIBA©) and VMA© (International Certification in Value Analysis) . An international entrepreneur, he founded and managed consulting companies for more than 15 years. He is involved in many industrial groups,

Dr Tiffany BAER

Tiffany BAER is a Doctor of Psychology (PhD) specializing in organizational behavior, leadership and luxury consumer behavior. She did her thesis at the University of Geneva in collaboration with ESCP Europe (Ecole Supérieure de Commerce Paris) and, convinced that it is important to draw knowledge from different places, she worked at Stanford University. (USA) and



Qualified Engineer, specialising in the study of marketing and management, I have more than 25 years of experience in company management. I have held management positions in Swiss companies and major Swedish and American groups. Business Booster in all its form is my passion. Taking care of companies, its employees and its customers is my

M. Laurent BIOUSSE

Mr Laurent BIOUSSE

Laurent started his career in 1993 at Coutts bank in the UK and moved to Geneva in 1997 to join the bank’s portfolio management team. He left in 1999 to set up Geneva Asset and Wealth Management SA, an independent asset management company based in Geneva, which he later sold to his partner. In 2011

Economic Intelligence & Geopolitics

Col. Gérald VERNEZ

Founder and director of the digivolution foundation, Gérald VERNEZ was DDPS cyberdefence delegate. A graduate of a MAS SPCM in security policy from ETH Zurich, he is a former auditor of the IHEDN and followed the courses of the NATO Defense college. He is a recognized expert in cyber defense in Switzerland.

Maj. (Cdt) Nicolas BARTHE

Committed on a daily basis to serving young people, Nicolas Barthe is passionate about the transmission of knowledge, ethical and responsible values. Teacher, educator, military leader, football team captain, writer, graduate of the Université Côte d’Azur, the University of Montpellier, Sciences Po Paris and the IMSG, he is present to take up sporting challenges and



Marie Peretti-Ndiaye holds a doctorate in sociology and is a research associate at the CADISS EHESS Center for Sociological Analysis and Intervention. His work focuses on the manifestations and causes of racism, the links between nationalism and racism, the links between ethnic and racial discrimination and gender, the political sociology of Corsica and disparities and

Dr. Olivier NARAY

Dr Olivier NARAY

Olivier Naray helps companies and individuals to communicate and defend their interests to their external stakeholders (authorities, media…) and target audiences. He has specialized in corporate public affairs and strategic external relations. Olivier Naray founded the Blockchain & Politics group. Swiss and multilingual (French, German, Swiss German, English), he previously managed projects promoting SMEs in

M. Serge VIDAL

Mr Serge VIDAL

Serge VIDAL is a specialist in substantial, international projects, where a complex solution must be built from scratch, taking into account various drivers: costs, performances, risks, operational constraints, local specificity… Such multifaceted projects require a good understanding of many issues : commercial and technical, but also financial, legal, regulatory, logistical, cultural, and even diplomatic affairs. With

Mr Rolin WAVRE

Rolin Wavre, professor of compared political systems, has worked for 18 years at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), and possesses a large experience in international humanitarian operations. He’s also committee member of the Swiss PLR.

Mr Gilles-Emmanuel JACQUET

Gilles-Emmanuel Jacquet holds Master degrees in Political Science from the University of Geneva and in European Studies from the European Institute of the University of Geneva. Mr. Jacquet specializes in History, International Relations and Geopolitics. His research includes: armed conflicts, terrorism, religious and political radicalism, ethnolinguistic and cultural issues as well as the treatment of religious and ethnic minorities.