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SIBONY Olivier

Olivier SIBONY

Affiliate Professor

Strategy and Business Policy


Olivier Sibony is a writer, educator and consultant specializing in Strategy, strategic decision making and the organization of decision processes.

From 1991 to 2015, Olivier was a consultant, Partner and Director in the Paris, New York and Brussels offices of McKinsey & Company. Among other roles, he served as global leader of the Corporate Strategy Practice, as a European leader of the Consumer sector, and as a member of the Firm’s global Partner Review Committee. From an industry sector perspective, he has extensive experience in Consumer Packaged Goods, Luxury Goods, Retail, and Private Equity.

Olivier Sibony teaches Business Strategy and Corporate Strategy courses in the MBA and Executive MBA programs. He also leads the Problem Solving and Communications workshop for MBA participants and teaches the Behavioral Strategy elective in the MIF program.

In addition to his role as Affiliate Professor at HEC Paris, Olivier teaches in a number of other European institutions and advises business leaders as consultant or as Board member. 

Olivier’s research interests center on the effect of heuristics and biases in strategic decision making and procedures to improve the quality of decisions.

Olivier Sibony is a graduate of HEC Paris.

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