Faculty

Our Faculty

All our courses are led by highly experienced market professionals, who impart invaluable and practical insights into the worlds of business and finance to our students.

A high number of our faculty members have Doctorate degrees in their area of specialization, in addition to a minimum of 10 years professional experience. You can find the list of professors for the current semester below.

Current GBS Faculty

Here is a non exhaustive list of the current GBS Faculty Members:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mr. Eduardo MISSONI
Subject: Management of International Institutions and NGOs
Education: Bocconi University
Employed: Medical Doctor with career in International Development Cooperation and International organizations  

Mr. Henrique COSTA
Subject: Economics, Poltical Economy
Education: Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Employed: General Motors, European Commission, Royal Institute of Technology, United Nations

Dr. Sameh Aboul ENEIN
Subject: International security & diplomacy, Foreign Policy & UN systems, Disarmament & non proliferation
Education: American University of Cairo
Employed: University of Stirling, GCSP, NDC, UNITAR, AUC. Former LAS Ambassador to the UN

Mrs. Joan FULTON
Subject: Business Policy and Strategy
Education: Columbia University, USA
Employed: Schiller International University, European School of Economics, Union Bancaire Privee, Union Bank of Switzerland

Ms. Catalina Jiménez
Subject: Finance and Controlling, Project Management, Innovation, Start-up
Education: Los Andes University and HEC Lausanne
Employed: consultant/ Recipharm  

Dr. Claudia Saba
Subject: International Relations / Democracy and Democratization
Education: PhD from: University College Dublin
Employed: Blanquerna School for Communication and International Relations, Ramon Llull University

Ms. Nicola Jackman
Subject: Foreign Affairs / Governance
Education: Essex University / Kingston University
Employed: Henton Consulting /UBM Asia

Ms. Sabrina Espasandin
Subject: Modern Applications Google Certified Trainer and Innovator
Education: IESLV Juan R. Fernandez – EFL teacher. Google Trainer 2014. Google Trainer 2017.
Employed: Geneva Business School

Mr. Sebastian Gabor
Subject: Entrepreneurship, The Intelligent Business, Modern Applications
Education: BBA Wealth Management / EU University, Barcelona    
Founder: Digitail, ITGambit, Code4Romania

Dr. Ryan Federo
Subject: Strategy, Corporate Governance, and International Organizations
Education: ESADE Business School
Employed: ESADE Business School

Mr. Tom Van der Heyden
Subject: Foreign Market Analysis / Global Sourcing / Emerging Markets
Education: IESE Business School / University of Antwerp
Founder: Strategic Sourcing Solutions / S3 Group

Mr. Antoine Delmas
Subject: Entrepreneurship, Leadership and Modern applications.
Education: Degree in History / University of Montpelier
Founder: Vune Lab, Ibiza Essentials, 3OAK Interactive

Dr. Roy Mouawad 
Subject: The Learning Organization
Education: ESADE Business School Doctor of philosophy; ESADE Master of Research
Employed: ESADE Business and Law School Researcher and Teacher

Mr. Dag Flachet
Subject: Entrepreneurship and Leadership
Education: Flanders Business School and Kellogg School of Management    
Employed: Flachet Holdings

Ms. Mireia Ferre
Subject: Business Ethics Social Entrepreneurship
Education: Universitat de Barcelona Doctorado en Derecho Mercantil
Employed: SdeSostenible Socia Directora; Universitat Oberta de Catalunya Profesor

Mr. Samer Ajour
Subject: Credit Risk Management, Innovation in Finance and Management
Education: Ph.D Candidate. at Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña. MBA and MSc from Pompeu Fabra University.
Employed: GCPAT, Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Mr. Jordi Ballart
Subject: Statistical Analysis, Maths of Finance
Education: Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya MBA – University of Michigan Financial Mathematics
Employed: Consultant in International Business; freelance

Dr. Lorena Esteban
Subject: Talent Management Legal Environment of Business Human Resource Management
Education: EAE Business School Executive MBA; Universidad de Salamanca Doctorado en Derecho del Trabajo y Seguridad Social
Employed: Director of Master in HR EAE Business School

Mr. Xavi Crespo
Subject: Sports Marketing
Education: Executive MBA Sport Management in La Salle BCN; Institut Gestalt Coaching de equipos
Employed: Owner Xavi Crespo Coaching, Co founder Sport Voyagers, Docente Ostelea

Mr. Patrick Zilleken 
Subject: Marketing of Services
Education: FH Aachen Engeneering
Employed: OVB Allfinanz Director de Agencia

Mr. Frank Hendrickx 
Subjects: Event Management, Sports Management
Education: Executive MBA Sports Management in La Salle BCN
Employed: Podoactiva