Who We Are
Who We Are
Having an IMPACT, not only on business but on society as a whole, is the primary vocation of HEC Paris. To achieve this, our school must draw on its three priceless assets, which are also its pillars of excellence: research, education and action. The three-part motto, THINK, TEACH, ACT which is at the heart of HEC's mission.
For 140 years, the HEC Paris community has been united around five fundamental and shared values: excellence, curiosity, entrepreneurial spirit, responsibility and diversity.
Our vision :
We IMPACT business and society through research, education, and action, to contribute to a more inclusive, prosperous, and sustainable world.
Our mission :
We THINK and push the boundaries of knowledge
We TEACH, learn and grow together
We ACT, to unleash human potential
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.