Patrick Delamaire is adjunct professor at HEC Paris, in Executive Education programs and at the "Grande Ecole". He is academic director of several HEC programs in Europe and Asia, and is executive coach in international and multicultural environments. He is also associate professor at the University of Paris-Saclay (Polytech engineers) where he coordinates the pedagogy of several courses. His fields of expertise are leadership - especially in geographically dispersed teams - coaching, change, and communication.
Previously, Patrick worked for 17 years in worldwide leading companies like Apple, VELUX, and Pinnacle Systems, where he occupied various senior international management positions. From London, he drove at Apple the business development of iPod in retail in the EMEA region (Europe, Middle-East and Africa). Patrick lived in Canada for 4 years, in the UK for 4 years, worked in American companies for 8 years, and delivered training modules 10 times in Asia. He started his career in space research at The French Aerospace Lab (ONERA).
In 2015, Patrick received from the HEC Foundation Awards the Bruno Roux de Bézieux Prize for Pedagogical Initiative, with the “Plein Sens Academy”. He co-wrote 2 white books at HEC Paris and several articles. He graduated from the HEC Paris MBA, as an engineer from Polytech Paris-Saclay, and certfied in Executive Coaching by HEC.
In coaching, Patrick has been accompanying executives and leaders for more than 10 years, co-developed the Global Executive Coaching program at HEC in 2016, and has been training / certifying executive coaches at HEC for 5 years.
Patrick has 4 children, loves nature, enjoys sailing on turquoise waters, programming machines, and believes that “There is no way to happiness. Happiness is the way”.