PRESIDENT – Françoise Gri
Qualified at the Grenoble High National School for Computer Science and applied Mathematics, Françoise Gri formerly managed several service companies, as Chief Executive Officer of IBM/France, President of Manpower/France and Southern Europe, Managing Director of the Pierre et Vacances and Center Parcs group. She is currently an independent administrator of the Crédit Agricole, Edenred and WNS groups.
Apart from her managerial and International experience, Françoise Gri has expertise in high-technology and Social Responsibility in companies. Over the years, she has become extremely involved in educational and employability themes.
Françoise Gri has published 2 books: “Women Power, Femme et Patron 2012” and “Plaidoyer pour un emploi responsable” 2010.
President of the INSEEC U. Supervisory Board since Summer 2019, she was nominated President of the Group when Catherine Lespine, who had managed the group during 17 years, decided to retire.
MANAGING DIRECTOR – José Milano
Qualified at the Cachan Ecole Normale Supérieure in Economics and Management in 1993, José Milano has a DEA in Organisational Sociology at the Science Po Institute in Paris, and a DEA Master’s Degree in International Law, followed by a Master’s Degree in Economic Law at the Paris 1 University.
José Milano began his career with the AXA GROUP, where he worked as the Chief Learning Officer, and Director of Social Relations and Development of AXA/France and COO, and Human Ressources Director of AXA Group Solutions.
José Milano consequently became Social Affairs Director of the French Insurance Federation. He then chose to work with the Kedge Business School, where he became the General Director.
He was recruited in November 2019 as Operational Director of INSEEC U.
He became Managing Director in February 2020.
ASSOCIATE MANAGING DIRECTOR – Eric Keff
Holding an Ecole Supérieure de Paris (ESCP) degree, Eric KEFF began his career as a financial auditor with Price Waterhouse and as an operational internal auditor with Thomson Multimedia.
He consequently joined the Packaging Company, Crown Holding, where he was Chief Financial Officer of the Business Unit and Division departments.
Following the takeover of a part of Crown Holdings activities by an investment fund, he became the Chief Financial Officer of this newly created company, Global Closure Systems.
He then joined Carambar & Co (food industry) as Chief Financial Officer.
Serving as the Chief Financial officer for the INSEEC U. Group from autumn 2019, Eric was appointed Associate Director in February 2020.
THE SUPERVISORY BOARD
The Board supports INSEEC U.’s strategic orientation and is fortunate to benefit from the presence of two internationally renowned professionals.
FRANÇOISE GRI, PRESIDENT
BERNARD RAMANANTSOA, BOARD MEMBER
Engineer trained at Sup’Aéro with a PhD in Management Sciences from Paris Dauphine University, Bernard Ramanantsoa was Dean of the Faculty and Research, then President and CEO of the prestigious HEC business school for 20 years in addition to serving on several evaluation commissions (CEFDG National Commission for the Evaluation of Training and Qualifications in Management, EQUIS) and advisory committees, notably those of the ‘École spéciale militaire de Saint-Cyr’ (the foremost French military academy), the ‘École Navale’ (French naval academy)and CEIBS, Shanghai. He received the Harvard l’Expansion Award for ‘Technologie et Stratégie d’entreprise’[Technology and Business Strategy] (published by McGraw- Hill) and the ‘Académie des Sciences Commerciales’ award for “Stratégie de l’Entreprise et Diversification” [Business Strategy and Diversification] (published by Nathan), he has recently published “Apprendre et Oser” [Learn and Dare] and « L’enseignement supérieur français par-delà les frontières : l’urgence d’une stratégie » [French higher education beyond its borders: the urgency of developing a strategy].
L’ACADEMIC ADVISORY BOARD & L’INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY BOARD
These boards contribute to creating academic value, at their heads figures whose careers have been dedicated to the progress and spread of knowledge.
ERIK ORSENNA, PRESIDENT OF THE INSEEC U. ACADEMIC ADVISORY BOARD
After studying philosophy and political science and ten years of research and lecturing in international finance and development economics at University Paris 1 and at the Ecole normale supérieure [selective and prestigious French graduate school], Erik Orsenna began his political career in the Ministry of Cooperation, went on to work at the Elysée as a Cultural Advisor, before joining the Conseil d’Etat [Council of State]. Writer, passionately interested in the French language, in history and in travel, he was made a member of the Académie française in 1998. He has written seven novels and been awarded the Goncourt French literature prize for ‘L’Exposition coloniale’ [The Colonial Exhibition]. Strong advocate of interdisciplinarity, firmly convinced by INSEEC U.’s educational perspective, he is currently at the head of the Academic Advisory Board.
PR. PIERRE-ANDRÉ CHIAPPORI, PRESIDENT OF THE IUM INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY BOARD
Pierre-André Chiappori studied at the ‘École normale supérieure’ and holds an ‘agrégation’ in mathematics [competitive examination to teach at high level in the French public education system] he has a PhD in Economics from Panthéon-Sorbonne University. He lectured at EHESS [School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences] and at ‘École polytechnique [leading French higher education institution], Head of Research at the CNRS [The French National Center for Scientific Research ], Professor of Economics at ENSAE [French Grande École for Economics, Data Science and Finance] then at Chicago University. He currently holds the E. Rowan and Barbara Steinschneider chair of economics at Columbia University and is editor-in-chief of the Journal of the European Economic Association, of the Geneva Papers on the theory and risks of insurance, of the Review of Economics of the Household and of Foundations and Trends in Economic Theory. He is on the research board of the Becker-Friedman Institute for research in economics and a member of the board of the European Economic Association. In 2019 he joined the ‘Académie des sciences morales et politiques’ [Academy of Moral and Political Science]. Monegasque, for the last ten years Pierre-André Chiappori has been working with the group to enhance the image of the Principality through the excellence of its international University.
DIRECTORATE GENERAL OF RESEARCH
Led by Professor Isabelle Barth, INSEEC U.’s research holds to the principles of openness and transfer of knowledge which are the DNA of our overall project: interdisciplinary, international focus, geared towards the socio-economic sector and teaching the knowledge generated. The objective: building a dialogue between the world of academia and the corporate world. Isabelle Barth is also the Executive director of the legacy program INSEEC School of Business & Economics.
DIRECTORATE GENERAL OF ONLINE PEDAGOGY
Driven by Professor Sylvie Faucheux, Executive director of IFG Executive Education, leading specialist in subjects linked to energy, social and economic transitions, Online Pedagogy and CSR are the other key aspect of the educational project. Building on the marketable applications and academic value generated by the INSEEC U research professors and experts, they ensure the relevance and the optimal distribution of the courses offered, in the framework of the values of responsibility and commitment INSEC U. stands for.
Closely involved in designing and implementing INSEEC U.’s overall strategy, the school and program management teams are characterized by their passion for the transfer of knowledge, their teaching experience, their expertise in their discipline and sector and their entrepreneurial spirit. In close touch with the reality of the business world, the latest developments in research, management science and teaching techniques, the teams adapt or thoroughly overhaul the training programs to improve learning conditions and ensure the success of the studies and the career development of their learners.
- THOMAS ALLANIC, Deputy Dean of INSEEC School of Business & Economics
- JEAN AUDOUARD, General Manager of ESCE
- Pr. SABELLE BARTH, Dean of INSEEC School of Business & Economics
- CHRISTOPHE BAUJAULT, Dean of ECE
- Dr. LAURENT BERGERUC, Director of Bachelors and MSc & MBA INSEEC Bordeaux
- Dr. CHRISTOPHE BOISSEAU, Dean of ESCE
- DAVID BOUVIER, Director of Bachelor and MSc & MBA INSEEC Chambéry
- AISLING BYRNE, Director of INSEEC U. London
- PHILIPPE CATTELAT, Director of HEIP
- Pr. ERIC COBAST, Director of Académie de l’Eloquence & Prépa Saint Germain
- DOMINIQUE DIDIER, Dean of Bachelor & BBA INSEEC Bordeaux
- MARION FABRE, Director of INSEEC U. Lyon, Dean of Bachelor & BBA INSEEC Lyon
- Pr. SYLVIE FAUCHEUX, General Manager of IFG Executive Education
- RENÉ ENGELMANN, Director of CRÉA Genève
- Dr. GUILLAUME GARNOTEL, Director of MSc & MBA INSEEC Lyon
- RON MORRIS, Director of INSEEC U. San Francisco
- Dr. JEAN-PHILIPPE MULLER, Dean of the International University of Monaco
- Dr. LAMIA ROUAI, Dean of EBS
- Dr. CLAIRE SOUVIGNÉ, Director of Bachelors and MSc & MBA INSEEC Paris
- ANNE-FRANÇOISE STASSER, Director of Sup de Pub & Sup de Création
- ALAIN ZALMAN, Director of Sup Career Alternance