Faculty

Our Faculty and Staff

All our courses are lectured by highly respected professionals who offer to our students an invaluable and practical insight to the world of finance through their many years of experience. GBS also provides in-house, continuous training on a regular basis in the form of faculty training meetings.

The majority of our faculty members have Doctorate degrees in their area of specialisation, in addition to a minimum of 10 years professional experience. The list of the professors for the current semester is as follows.

Faculty Vacancies

GBS is often looking for highly skilled faculty members to complete the team in the forthcoming semester(s), kindly send a recent CV to geneva@gbsge.com.

We are currently searching for experienced professors/experts in the fields of:

  • Customer Relationship Management (Bachelor/Master)
  • Human Resources Management (Bachelor/Master)

Current GBS Faculty

Here is non-exhaustive list of member of the current GBS faculty:

Mr. Bhanu Kiran DESIRAJU
Subject: Marketing, Management and Sales
From: IMD Lausanne
Employed: Japan Tobacco International

Dr. John HEPTONSTALL
Subject: Finance & Management
From : Harvard University
Employed: Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Ford UK

Dr. James PATON
Subject: Investment Management
From: University of Strathclyde
Employed: Invenzyme UK, Amoco Chemical Group, Universal Matthey Products

Dr. Jeanette EBERLE
Subject: Finance and Economics
From: University of Missouri
Employed: Webber International University

Dr. Jean-Claude ESAKI
Subject: Information Systems
From: University of Geneva
Employed: Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève, University of Geneva

Mr. Federico ESPONDA
Subject: Spanish Language
From: University of Geneva
Employed: College Marcel Anthonioz, University of Geneva

Mr. Michael GASSNER
Subject: Islamic Finance
From: University of Siegen
Employed: Bank J. Safra Sarasin, Bosna Bank International, Bank Aljazira

Dr. Jonathan CURCI
Subject: International Business Law
From: University of Geneva
Employed: Titanium Finance, BEL World

Mrs. Karine MARTINEZ
Subject: Leadership for Management & Business
From: Haute Ecole de Gestion
Employed: Geneva University Hospitals,
Kuwait Direct Investment Promotion Authority, UNCTAD, International Trade Center

Dr. Keltoum IRBAH
Subject: Sociology & Human Rights
From: University of Geneva
Employed: World Federation of United Nations Association, Center for Human Rights United Nations

Dr. Mariana ALBA
Subject: Marketing & Communications
From: Complutense University
Employed: MassChallenge Geneva, Globethics, IATA

Mr. Mark HATTON
Subject: Information Systems
From: University College London
Employed: GBS Geneva, I.A.C.B.E, E.C.B.E.

Mr. Marco BACCARINI
Subject: Shipping and Logistics
From : Middlesex University
Career: Senior Financial Analyst at MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company

Dr. Dominique XARDEL
Subject: Strategic Management
From: University of Paris Dauphine
Employed: ESSEC, Unilever

Mr. Felix URECH
Subject: Foreign Market Analysis
From: University of Geneva
Employed: Urech and Partners, Credit Suisse Group,
Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy Group

Mr. Mark SCHUMACHER
Subject: Project Management
From: University of Geneva
Employed: PSE Foundation Science Park, UEFA, Nestlé, Swatch Group, Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy Group

Mr. Stephan WIRTZ
Subject: Marketing
From: INSEAD
Employed: Siemens, President Wilson Hotel

Mrs. Stavriani TSOLAKIDOU
Subject: Language & Literature
From: University of Exeter
Employed: Geneva Language Center

Dr. Elizabeth KEMF
Subject: Environmental Studies
From: University of Geneva
Employed: UNESCO, WWF, World Economic Forum

Dr. Philippe BUTTY
Subject: Taxation & Law
From: University of Lausanne
Employed: Adlatus, Quorum, Credit Suisse, UBS

Mr. Alain GUER
Subject: Financial and Management Accounting
From: University of Bordeaux
Employed: Tribunal de Commerce – Thonon, VICARB China, INDOSUEZ Bank

Dr. Narmina GARAYEVA
Subject: Oil&Gas Field Managements
From: Baku State University
Employed: British Petroleum, LUKoil, Addax Petroleum, Socar Upstream

Mrs. Kahina NEHAR
Subject: French Language
From: University of Chambery
Employed: Geneva Business Institute, College of Annecy, College de Cluses

Dr. David NETO
Subject: Economics
From: University of Paris-Sorbonne
Employed: Geneva University Hospitals, Edwards lifesciences, University of Geneva, French National Bank

Mr. Pablo LO MORO
Subject: Business and Economics
From: University of Oxford
Employed: International Trade Center, World Bank Group

Mrs. Patricia ARMAND
Subject: Human Resources Management
From: University of Geneva
Employed: BS Management, Credit Suisse, City of Geneva.

Dr. Philippe LAURENT
Subject: International Strategy, Business Development
From: University of St. Gallen
Employed: Golay Buchel Group, Ouat Holding

Dr. Daniel ROYER
Subject: Econometrics and Statistics
From: University of Geneva
Employed: University of Lausanne, University of France-Comte, University of Paris-Sorbonne, University of Geneva

Dr. Sonia HEPTONSTALL
Subject: Sociology & Human Rights
From: Harvard University
Employed: United Nations, Alcan Europe, ActInvest International

Mr. Marcel GASSEN
Subject: Oil and Gas Trading
From: University Louis Pasteur
Employed: Gassen Consulting, Kurt Salmon, PwC, Deloitte, Lombard Odier Darier Hentsch & Cie

Mr. Samuel WEE
Subject: Management of Organisations
From: Webster University
Employed: Cohesion Dynamics, MetaCore Services, Wee Consulting, GMG Holding

Mrs. Annelies WIND
Subject: Financial Mathematics
From: University of Geneva
Employed: Banks and Training Centers, Prudential SA, Lloyds Bank

Dr. Victor YERRIS
Subject: Finance and Business Administration
From: University of Geneva
Employed: Citibank Group, UBS, Ernst & Young

Mr. Damien BEZANÇON
Subject: Private Equity
From: ESSEC
Employed: BOOST&Co, Akina Ltd, Converging Capital, ING Bank, PORTZAMPARC

Mrs. Cassandre BURGESS
Subject: Economics and Project Management
From: University of Johannesburg
Employed: DeBeers Group, JCSolutions

Mr. Michele CARACCIOLO
Subject: Academic Writing
From: University of Geneva
Employed: Agence CRP, MSC Cruise, IBM, JP Morgan Chase

Mrs. Cecilia JACQUERIOZ
Subject: Finance & Risk Management
From: University of Geneva
Employed: BNP Paribas Group, Barclays Bank

Dr. Jaime DE MELO
Subject: Research & Economics
From: University John Hopkins
Employed: FERDI, University of Geneva, The World Bank, USAID

Mr. Francesco DERCHI
Subject: Digital Marketing
From: ESADE
Employed: This is D Consulting, Global Shapers Community, Dartway Interactive Agency, PBcom, NH-N Records

Dr. Attila SHELLEY
Subject: Investment Management
From: Stanford University
Career: Lloyds Bank, Julius Baer bank, HSBC, Dunasoft RT