The Chair's faculty and team

Frédéric Dalsace

 

Frédéric Dalsace

Associate Professor of Marketing at HEC Paris, Frédéric Dalsace is the holder of the Social Business Chair. A HEC graduate, he also holds an MBA with honors from the Harvard Business School and both an M.Sc. and a Ph.D. in Management from INSEAD. Most of his research concentrates on inter-organizational issues such as outsourcing, product development, and buyer-seller relationships, but Frédéric is also working on non-traditional branding strategies.

Frédéric Dalsace has more than 10 years of experience in the business world. He has worked in the sales and marketing departments of several industrial companies such as Michelin and CarnaudMetalbox (packaging), both in Europe and in Japan. Before returning to Academia, he was a strategy consultant with McKinsey & Company for more than three years.


Bénédicte Faivre-Tavignot


Bénédicte Faivre-Tavignot

Bénédicte Faivre-Tavignot is the Executive Director of the HEC Paris “Social Business / Enterprise and Poverty" Chair, and the Academic Director of the HEC Paris Master of Science in Sustainable Development, which she co-created in 2003.

Her research focus is on reverse innovation; she’s studying the processes through which social businesses and Base of the Pyramid business models can be a lever for innovation and strategic renewal. She received her PhD in Management Sciences in 2012.
She worked before 15 years in consulting and training, in Eurequip Consulting Group, and in Philips as a controller. She graduated from HEC Paris in 1988.
 

Jérôme Auriac

 

Jérôme Auriac

Jérôme Auriac is the founder and CEO of Be-Linked, Business & Community Intelligence. After six years in sales and marketing for the editorial group Wolters Kluwer, Jérôme became the commercial director of Novethic (a resource center for CSR issues and Sustainable Development) in 2001.

In 2003, he joined the agency Manifeste as associate director. Specialized in sustainable development and business-NGOs partnerships, he created the website wwo.fr, the first online database with information about NGos to facilitate public-private partnerships. In 2008, he founded Be-linked, Business & Community Intelligence, a consultancy firm specialized in business and civil society organizations relationships.

 

Nicola Dragonetti

Nicola Dragonetti is a project manager in the research team of the HEC Chair on Social Business, which he joined in 2012.

After his graduation from Università Bocconi in Milan, he worked for a few years as a consultant in London, before alternating periods in consulting (Milan, London, Paris), with periods in academia and research. He holds an M.Sc. in Management with specialization in Strategy from INSEAD, where he has also completed his Ph. D. coursework. He has been a Doctoral Fellow of the Advanced Institute of Management in the UK, working at the University of Liverpool for 16 months as a project manager on a £1M research project.

 





  

Camille Lacroix

Camille is a project manager at HEC Paris, in charge of coordinating and implementing HEC's diversity and equal opportunities program, whose objective is to encourage the diversification of HEC students' social origins.
Camille graduated from HEC Paris in 2010 after completing a Master's degree in management with a specialization in social economy. She holds a Master's degree in political economy and development from SOAS (School of Oriental and african Studies - University of London). Camille worked for various organizations in the private and non-profit sectors before joining HEC (Alert International, Terra Nova, UNICEF, Veolia, Air France).
 

Laurence LEHMANN-ORTEGA


Laurence Lehmann-Ortega

After graduationg from HEC Paris in 1993, Laurence Lehmann-Ortega first worked as a consultant in strategy, where she helped global clients in the retail, luxury goods and building material industries to develop and refine their strategy. Since 2006, she holds a Ph.D. in Management from the University of Aix en Provence. Her research focuses on strategic innovation, that is to say business model innovation, especially in incumbent firms in mature and low tech industries. In this context, she deals with business model innovation as a response to sustainable development constraints and its consequences in multinational firms, in particular the learning process and the questionning of mental schemes.

She is currently an Affiliate Professor at HEC Paris where she teaches strategy in Masters and Executive Education programs, as well as in the EMBA. She also is an academic coordinator of the EMBA and of several executive education custom programs.



 

Nathalie Lugagne

Nathalie Lugagne is currently Affiliate Professor and Executive Dean of Faculty and Research at HEC Paris.
Before this position, she has developed 15 years of experience in corporate training and executive development. She has created a professional women network based in Japan. She has managed a 10 M Euros business unit and a cross-cultural team of 30 persons and worked in 4 different countries (France, Germany, Singapore, Japan).
Nathalie's core expertise includes global HRM, cross-cultural management, and leadership development.
Nathalie attended HEC Paris where she studied management and earned an MSc degree in 1985 and a Doctorate degree in 1996.


Rachel Maignan

 

Rachel Maignan

Upon joining Crédit Coopératif in 2003, Rachel Maignan joined ESFIN GESTION, a pioneering capital investor involved in Socially Responsible Investment. At the heart of this team, Rachel is in charge of investing in social businesses which succeed in finding the right balance between their social purpose and their economic viability. Over the years, Rachel has acquired a specific knowledge in the selection of different types of social businesses, regardless of their legal form (cooperatives, companies with employee shareholding, associations) and has developed skills in financial engineering.

Rachel began her professional life by managing a team of financial analysts and spent seven years focused on granting loans to small and medium-sized companies in France. She graduated from Paris Dauphine University with a Master in Bank & Finance.


David Ménascé

 

David Ménascé

David Menascé is the managing director of Azao, a consulting company specialized on social business. He has also founded BOPOBS, a think tank working on “strategies of the Base of the Pyramid".

He collaborates with the publishing house Editions Hermes, where he has founded a book collection on sustainable development and corporate responsibility and is also an editor of the Revue Française de Gestion. David graduated from HEC Paris and from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques of Paris



Laurence Moret


Laurence Moret

After completing a Master in Finance at Paris IX Dauphine, and a MBA at Nicholls State University (La, USA), Laurence Moret became a financial journalist at ACP-Telpresse, a press agency. In 1993, she moved toward a career in the banking sector, which she knew well from her experience as a journalist, by joining the marketing service of Banque Cortal (now Cortalconsors) to recruit new clients through saving products and stock exchange investments.

She joined Crédit Coopératif in 2001 (BPCE Group), when the bank created an Alternative and Solidarity-based Finance Department. She is now Manager of Cross-Partnerships and solidarity-based finance at the bank.

Laurence Moret also represents Crédit Coopératif at the Supervisory Board of two firms: Nef and Sidi; and at the Board of Directors of two associations: Finansol and "Epargne Sans Frontière", and of a mutual fund "Choix Solidaire".


  

 

Clémence Patureau

Clémence Patureau is a project manager in charge of research at the HEC Social Business Chair. She graduated from the Ecole Normale Supérieure in 2009, and also holds a Master’s degree in Politics from the EHESS. She then joined the Specialized Master "Entrepreneurs" and the Social Business Certificate at HEC and graduated in 2010.

Before joining the Social Business Chair, she worked for various civil society organizations (GENEPI, Doctors Without Borders, Mouvement des entrepreneurs sociaux).


Charles-Edouard Vincent

 

Charles-Edouard Vincent

After graduating from Polytechnique and l'Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, Charles-Edouard Vincent completed his studies at Stanford University, California, USA, where he obtained a Master of Science in Engineering Management. He began his career at Netscape in 1996, and subsequently spent 10 years working in sales and marketing positions in the industry with Netscape, Sun-Microsystems and SAP.

In 2005, he joined Martin Hirsch at Emmaüs, France, to put in place their D3E environmental policy (which deals with electrical/electronic equipment waste) and dealt with the issues Emmaüs faced within the economy. In 2007, he founded a system of social integration - Emmaüs Defi, which offers employment to people living in emergency sheltered accommodation. Charles-Edouard is General Manager of Emmaüs Défi and an Affiliated Professor at HEC Paris.

 


 

 

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