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Advisory Board

Advisory Board

The EBS Geneva / Paris Advisory Board is a governance body responsible for making the School’s strategic decisions and reflecting on the professions and skills to be taught to better prepare students for the challenges of the future. It is made up of former EBS employees in key positions within companies as well as specialists in the higher education sector.

The board


CEO ANZ France (EBS 1976)

Jean BARBIZET is since 2015, the CEO of ANZ France, the largest bank within Australia and New Zealand. He was Senior Advisor at Barclays France and President of Barclays Capital.


Independent consultant and company director (EBS 1977)

Cécile BONNEFOND was, for 15 years, President of Champagne Houses (LVMH Veuve Clicquot, Piper and Charles Heidsieck). Today, she is a Director of companies including Château Dauzac (Grand Cru Classé de Margaux) and Vandemoortele (European leader in food products).

Nathalie de BAUDRY d’ASSON

President LE LIEN PUBLIC (EBS 1980)

Nathalie de BAUDRY d’ASSON worked at L’Oréal and Fimalac. She was also Director General of the University and Professional Division of Vivendi Universal Publishing, Editis and Hachette Books. She is now a member of their Executive Committees. She founded the Public Link in 2006.

Santiago CUCCI

Vice-President LEVI STRAUSS & CO ® Southern Europe (EBS 1993)

Santiago CUCCI has been Vice-President of Levi’s® Strauss & CO for Southern Europe since 2013. With more than 15 years of experience in the fashion industry, he held strategic positions at Tommy Hilfiger, Quicksilver and Kaporal.


President ESTÉE LAUDER Japan (EBS 1986)

Eric DOUILHET has been head of ESTÉE LAUDER Japan since 2011. He spent most of his professional career in Asia, first with the L’Oréal group and then with Bluebell, of which he was Chairman.

Jacques-Antoine GRANJON

CEO and Founder of the VENTE-PRIVEE Group (EBS 1985)

Founder and CEO of the VENTE-PRIVEE Group, Jacques-Antoine GRANJON is also a founding member of the EEMI, which he created with Xavier NIEL (Iliad) and Marc SIMONCINI (Meetic). He was voted Entrepreneur of the Year 2016 by EY and L’Express.

Isabelle KUSTER

Managing Director of McDONALD’S France (EBS 1984)

Isabelle KUSTER joined McDonald’s France in 1985. After having occupied various functions within this company, she is today the Managing Director and member of the Board of Directors.


Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Executive Committee of the SODEXO Group (EBS 1975)

Successively Financial Analyst at Chase Manhattan Bank then Factory Director for the Poliet Group (now part of Saint-Gobain), Michel LANDEL joined SODEXO in 1984, first as Africa Director then Director General of SODEXO North America . He was appointed Managing Director of SODEXO in 2005.

Catherine LESPINE

President of the INSEEC-EIFFEL Group

Catherine LESPINE is the President of the INSEEC-EIFFEL Group, following the takeover by Laureate France of Apax Partners, BPI France and INSEEC. She has been Managing Director of the INSEEC Group since 2003.

Sébastien MISSOFFE

Managing Director GOOGLE France (EBS 1996)

Sébastien MISSOFFE until recently held the position of Vice President in charge of YouTube operations in San Francisco after working for nine years at L’Oréal. Since April 2017, he has been Managing Director of GOOGLE France.

Jacques PERRIN

Chairman of the Board of Directors of EBS Paris

Jacques PERRIN has spent his entire career in higher education. He was notably Professor at HEC then Director General of ESCP, CERAM and the ESIEE School of Engineering.


Vice President, GOOGLE Asia-Pacific (EBS 1995)

Karim TEMSAMANI has spent a large part of his professional career with GOOGLE. After having been Managing Director, Vice-President of Products and Solutions (Americas Region) and then Head of Mobile Operations, he has been Vice-President of GOOGLE Asia-Pacific since 2013.