• Masters in Business Administartion from Columbia University, New York, USA, 1976 (Beta Gamma Sigma) Triple major: Finance, Marketing & International Business
  • Philosophy of Mathematics, Swarthmore College, Philadelphia, USA, BA, 1973

Area of expertise

  • International Finance

Academic experience

  • Adjunct Faculty at S P Jain School of Global Management , Dubai, Sydney & Singapore Since 2014
  • Visiting Faculty at ESSEC Business School, 1994 to date
  • Visiting Faculty at Mannheim Business School, Germany, 2008 to date
  • Visiting Faculty at University of Geneva, 2006 to date
  • Visiting Faculty at HEC France, 1996 to 2006
  • Visiting Faculty at Duke CE, 2015 to date

Editorial in journals or magazines

  • People’s Daily, Beijing, China “Liberalization of the RMB”, Feb 24, 2014
  • BizWeek, Mauritius, “Using Innovation to Drive Profitability”, August 16, 2014 

Conference presentations

  • TII Annual Innovation Conference “Having2Being – New Models of Innovation” May 2013
  • Zhongguancun Forum 2013 “Business Models for Innovation”, September 13, 2013
  • ISPIM Innovation Asia-Pacific, “Changing Learning Paradigms”, December 2014
  • TII Annual Innovation Conference “Innovating Innovation” & Co-Chair, May 2015

Case Studies authored and eLearning developed  (published internally by client or online)

  • Groupama (internal training use) 2012: “Operational Risk Management” and “Pandemic Operational Risk Management”
  • Tongji University website Shanghai FTZ Forum, “Liberalization of the RMB”, Dec, 2013
  • “eSafe”, Financial Plan and Valuation of a start-up with excel financial model, 2004
  • “New R&D”, case on new models of innovation for financial productivity, 2004
  • “EPG: internet Publishing”, new business models, 2004
  • “Financial Value Creation”, elearning animated module with exercises, 2003
  • “Business Planning Telecommunications Innovation”, commissioned by France Telecom, 2000

Current Research:

  • Innovation in Education – how to teach “exploring ignorance” rather than knowledge transmission
  • Post-Capitalism and the Geo-economy


  • Named Laureate March 2015 for “Academic Excellence “ and awarded “Best Adjunct Professor of the Business School” by ESSEC Business School Foundation (committee composed of top academic & general management of the school, and student representatives).