Benoît Leleux

Benoît Leleux is the Stephan Schmidheiny Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance at IMD (International Institute for Management Development) in Lausanne, Switzerland where he directs entrepreneurship and innovation related programs. He was director of Research and Development and Director of the MBA Program. Previously he was Visiting Professor of Entrepreneurship at INSEAD and Director of the…

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Frans van Loef

Frans van Loef is a Partner at Bolster, an international boutique consultancy firm specialized in strategy execution and transformation. He is a senior executive with over 20 years’ experience as a driving force behind strategy execution, business growth, and profitability for international companies. Frans has an entrepreneurial background with 2 MBO experiences (CVC Capital as…

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Hersh Shefrin

Hersh Shefrin is the Mario L. Belotti Professor of Finance at Santa Clara University. He is one of the pioneers in the behavioral approach to economics and finance. The January 2001 issue of CFO magazine listed him among the academic stars of finance. A 2003 article in the American Economic Review listed him as one of the top fifteen…

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Ingemar Dierickx

Ingemar Dierickx was Professor of Negotiation Analysis at INSEAD for nearly twenty-five years and subsequently joined The Moscow School of Management (Skolkovo) until 2010.  Prior to joining INSEAD, he worked at the Division of Research, Harvard Business School and with Professor Schelling (2005 Nobel laureate, Economics) at Harvard University. His research on Negotiation Analysis and…

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Jan van der Kaaij

Jan van der Kaaij is an experienced sustainability expert in strategy development, ESG and sustainable innovation. Following a commercial career in food and telecom, Jan founded his sustainability advisory company Finch & Beak in 1997. Over the past two decades, he and his team have advised multinationals and family businesses such as Telenet, Farm Frites,…

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Jim Wahlen

Jim Wahlen is Professor of Accounting, Chair of the Accounting Department, and the James R. Hodge Chair of Excellence at the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. His teaching and research interests focus on financial accounting and the capital markets. Professor Wahlen has co-authored a textbook on financial statement analysis and valuation, titled Financial Reporting…

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Joost de Haas

Joost de Haas is an Adjunct-Professor of Entrepreneurship at INSEAD since 2009, where he teaches ‘Managing Corporate Turnarounds’ in both the MBA and EMBA programs. Joost has (co)founded a number of businesses in various industries, has acquired and turned around several companies and has been active in turnaround management since 2001. Until recently, Joost was…

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Karel Cool

Karel Cool is a Professor of Strategic Management and the BP Chaired Professor of European Competitiveness at INSEAD. His research, teaching, and consulting focus on problems of industry dynamics and competitive strategy (e.g., competitive positioning; assessment of profit opportunities in markets; strategic supply chain dynamics and management; eco-system leadership; vertical integration and de-integration; industry overcapacity;…

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Kevin Kaiser

Kevin Kaiser is Senior Director of the Alternative Investments Initiative and Adjunct Full Professor of Finance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He was Professor of Management Practice and on the finance faculty at INSEAD from 1992 until 2017. Kevin’s research has focused on private equity, corporate restructuring and financial distress, more recently oriented…

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Lennard Keijzer

Lennard Keijzer is a partner in De Brauw’s Corporate practice. He specialises in M&A with a focus on private equity work (sell-side, buy-side, governance advice and management participation). In addition, Lennard is often consulted for his expertise in the field of warranty and indemnity insurance. Lennard played an important role in establishing De Brauw’s Singapore office….

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Ludovic Phalippou

Ludovic Phalippou is Professor of Financial Economics at the University of Oxford Saïd Business School. He authored the best-selling book Private Equity Laid Bare in 2017 and was named as one of “The 40 Most Outstanding Business School Profs Under 40 In The World” by the business education website Poets & Quants in 2014. Ludovic…

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Luisa Alemany

Luisa Alemany is currently a Visiting Professor at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. She is an Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting at ESADE Business School in Spain. Her main areas of interest are Valuation, Venture Capital, Private Equity, Business Angels, and Corporate Finance in general. She holds a degree in Economics and…

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Marwan Sinaceur

A French/Moroccan national, Marwan Sinaceur was a Professor of Organizational Behavior at INSEAD for thirteen years. Currently, he is Full Professor at ESSEC Business School in Paris. While at INSEAD, Marwan received the Deans’ Commendation for Excellence in MBA Teaching twice and he also was co-director of the INSEAD Behavioral Research Center. Marwan Sinaceur received…

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Matti Suominen

Matti Suominen is a Professor of Finance at the Aalto University School of Business in Helsinki. From 1997 until 2006 he was a Professor of Finance at INSEAD. Matti has previously worked as an Engagement Manager at the European Corporate Finance Practice of McKinsey & Co. In addition, for several years he was involved with…

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Moorad Choudhry

Professor Moorad Choudhry is the former Chief Executive Officer of Habib Bank AG Zurich in London, and Honorary Professor at University of Kent Business School. Previously Moorad was Head of Treasury at RBS Corporate Banking, Head of Treasury at Europe Arab Bank, Head of Treasury at KBC Financial Products and vice-president in structured finance services…

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Paolo Fulghieri

Paolo Fulghieri is a Professor of Finance at the Kenan-Flagler Business School of the University of North Carolina, USA. Paolo Fulghieri is actively conducting research in corporate finance and in its interactions with investment and commercial banking. As a result of his research activity, he has published several papers in leading finance journals, such as:…

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Peter De Keyzer

Peter De Keyzer has extensive experience as an Economist and Chief Economist at KBC Asset Management, ABN AMRO Bank, Petercam and BNP Paribas Fortis. He is a Guest Lecturer at the University of Antwerp and has held teaching positions at various other universities. Peter has over a decade of experience in giving presentations, moderating debates,…

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Pierre Hillion

Pierre Hillion is the de Picciotto Chair at INSEAD in Alternative Investments and Visiting Professor at UCLA and CalTech. He received his MBA from Ecole HEC, holds a DEA from the Université Paris-Dauphine and a PhD from the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA). Pierre’s research interests lie in the areas of empirical tests…

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Raghavendra Rau

Raghu Rau is the Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Professor of Finance at the Cambridge Judge Business School. He is also a founder and director of the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF), and a member of the Cambridge Corporate Governance Network (CCGN). His research interests include empirical corporate finance, information economics, behavioral finance, and game theory. Raghu’s papers focus…

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Ralph Walkling

Ralph Walkling holds the Stratakis Chair in Corporate Governance and is Founder and Executive Director of the Center for Corporate Governance at the LeBow College at Drexel University where he is also Professor of Finance. He is Past President of the Financial Management Association, an international organization of over 7,500 academics and practitioners from over…

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Russell Walker

Russell Walker, PhD is Clinical Professor at the Kellogg School of Management. Dr. Walker has expertise in Big Data and Analytics, Risk Management, and International Business Strategy. He has developed and taught leading executive programs and MBA classes on Big Data and Analytics, Strategic Data-Driven Marketing, Enterprise Risk, Operational Risk, and Global Leadership. Russell founded…

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Susan Hansen

Susan has worked in financial services since 1980. She is a Chartered Accountant (Australia and South Africa) and teaches several short courses for The University of Auckland Business School. She has worked for a ‘Big Four’ Accounting firm for eight years in Cape Town and London, and spent five years with a Wall Street Investment Bank. Before establishing a…

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