Our Faculty

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

Meet your program director, Arturo Bris

Arturo Bris is Professor of Finance at IMD. Since January 2014 he is also leading the world-renowned IMD World Competitiveness Center.

Professor Bris taught Corporate Finance and Investment Banking at Yale from 1998 to 2005, where he received the Best Teacher Award twice. His consulting experience includes companies in both the US and Europe.
He is the President of the Board of Trustees of IMD Pension Foundation, and a member of the Supervisory Board of the International School of Lausanne. He is a frequent speaker in international conferences, and appears regularly on international media outlets. His work has been published in the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Review of Financial Studies, the Journal of Legal Studies, and the Journal of Business, among others.

Professor Arturo Bris ranks among the top one hundred most-read finance academics in the world. He graduated in Law and Economics from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, and received an MSc from CEMFI (Foundation of the Bank of Spain). He holds a PhD in Management from INSEAD.

Program Director

Arturo Bris

Spanish

Professor

Arturo Bris

Spanish, Professor

PhD in Management INSEAD

Programs: Strategic Finance, Building on Talent, Orchestrating Winning Performance, Advanced Management Program

Topic: Finance

Faculty members

Salvatore Cantale

Italian

Professor

Salvatore Cantale

Italian, Professor

PhD in Finance INSEAD

Programs: Building on Talent, Orchestrating Winning Performance, Strategic Finance

Topic: Finance

Didier Cossin

Swiss, French

Professor

Didier Cossin

Swiss, French, Professor

PhD in Business Economics Harvard University

Programs: High Performance Boards, Strategic Finance, Orchestrating Winning Performance

Topics: Finance, Governance

Benoit F. Leleux

Belgian, Swiss

Professor

Benoit F. Leleux

Belgian, Swiss, Professor

PhD INSEAD

Programs: Program for Executive Development, Foundations for Business Leadership, Leading the Family Business, Orchestrating Winning Performance, Strategic Finance, Leading the Family Office, Master of Business Administration

Topic: Finance

Jayanth Narayanan

Indian, Singaporean

Professor

Jayanth Narayanan

Indian, Singaporean, Professor

PhD, London Business School

Topics: Interpersonal Leadership, Self-Leadership