Who We Are
Who We Are
Founded in 1881, HEC Paris has built itself on three core values: academic excellence, a strong sense of community and a commitment to diversity. Thanks to these values, the school has developed into one of the world’s best business schools, as showcased in top international rankings. By training tomorrow's business leaders, academic researchers and entrepreneurs, we aim to be the architects of a responsible world with a positive impact on business and society.
Mission & Values
We select innovative, entrepreneurial and open-minded individuals.
We build on one of the world’s most culturally diverse and inclusive business populations.
We engage with a global community of 60,000 Alumni in 135 countries.
Affiliated with the Paris Île-de-France Chamber of Commerce and Industry, HEC Paris is an EESC (Etablissement d’Enseignement Supérieur Consulaire). HEC Paris was the first establishment to adopt the new status of EESC on January 1, 2016.
Jean-Paul Vermès is Chairman of the HEC Paris Board.
Eloïc Peyrache serves as the Director General and Dean of HEC Paris.
Paris Ile-de-France CCI
HEC Paris is affiliated with the Paris Île-de-France CCI, representing almost 840,000 companies and 29 % of the national GDP.
HEC Paris Management
The HEC Paris Management Committee oversees the institution’s operational management.
Board of Directors
Its goal is to determine the directions of HEC Paris’ activity, whether that be in terms of teaching, human resources or partnerships, and ensure their implementation.
International Advisory Board
The IAB has an advisory role to the Board of Directors of HEC Paris, particularly on international strategic issues, and bases its recommendations on the experience of its members.
HEC Paris has a deep-seated belief that long-term sustainability and ethics are core values in business. This social responsibility is the leitmotiv defining much of the school’s teaching, actions and research. Its commitment to finding alternative models for running businesses is open to students from all economic and social backgrounds.
History of HEC Paris
Coming from a tradition of French excellence, HEC Paris has established itself over the years as a world-renowned institution. From 1881 until today, from boulevard Malesherbes to the campus of Jouy-en-Josas, from a national ambition to an international outreach, discover the main stages of the school's development.