Meet your Program Directors
Our Faculty members are recognized world authorities in their fields. Dividing their time between teaching, research, and working with international companies, they remain on top of the latest management trends. You can expect timely, innovative learning activities, materials, and content in all IMD programs.
Séverine Jourdain is Executive Director, Coaching & Leadership Excellence at IMD, leveraging her diverse “hats” as Coaching Community Leader and Executive Coach to maximize the impact of our IMD Coaching offering for clients. Séverine is a recognized executive leadership and business senior coach with 20+ years’ experience, ICF MCC credentialed, supporting C-Suite individuals, leadership teams and full organizations to thrive.
Silke Mischke works as a leadership lecturer and senior executive coach. She holds a doctorate in business administration and a master’s degree in cognitive psychology. She is licensed to administer and interpret several instruments to illuminate individual and group preferences and growth potential. Her coaching and teaching activities cover work with teams and individuals from international organizations.
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