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IFM Faculty members

have an international managerial experience

Our international professors have excellent academic credentials and extensive business experience acquired as industry experts, senior managers, entrepreneurs or consultants. They will share their passion, experience and real-world expertise with you.

Dr. Attila Shelley

PhD, MBA, Msc, Stanford University (USA), Bachelor of Science Princeton University (USA). Former First Vice President, Global Advisory Julius Baer Bank (CH). Former Senior Investment Advisor, Lloyds International Private Banking (CH),

Dr. Timothy Connerton

DBA, Grenoble School of Management (FR), BSc in Engineering Tufts University (USA). Former President Alghanim Industries Kuwait (KW). Former President Alcoa Geneva (CH). Former Executive Vice-President Hydro Aluminium. Consultant.

Dr. Matthias Spaink

PhD in International Business, Nyenrode Business University (NL), MBA University of Maastricht (NL), MSc. Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam (NL). Regional Manager Middle East and Africa, Cargill International SA (CH). > read the interview

Josefina Bengoechea

Master in International Affairs, Columbia University (USA). Master Financial Markets, UAM University of Madrid (ES). Former Vice President, Global Wealth Management Bank of America Merrill Lynch (ES). Former Project Manager, Goldman Sachs (USA).

Dr. Jan Meidell

PhD in Economics, MSc in Economics, HEC University of Lausanne (CH), Norwegian School of Economics (NO). BA in Finance, University of Fribourg (CH). Manager, Lexigo (CH). Former CEO SmartSeal SA. Former partner North Sea GEM Asset Management (NO).

Mirco Coccoli

Master of Science, University of California, Berkeley (USA) and University of Milan (IT). Director MPD Partners Geneva (CH), Former Investment Manager Banque Cantonale Vaudoise (CH), Former Hedge Fund Manager Reyl & Company (CH).

Dr. Olivier Verheyde

PhD in Economics, Master in Economic Analysis of Institutions, Master & Bachelor of Economics University of Aix-Marseille III (FR), Consultant. Former Research Director at the Institute of Economic and Fiscal Research.

Barbara Torre Cambiaso

Msc. in Management, Bsc. In Business Bocconi University (IT). Strategy & Business Development Manager, Media Interlink. Former Strategy & Business Analyst - Givenchy (LVMH). Former. Financial Analyst, Procter & Gamble

Fabien Lacroix

MBA EM Lyon Business School (FR), Master in  Sales and Negociation EBS, Paris (FR). CEO Abcys & CEO Imceo (FR). Former Sales Director Bertolucci Watches, Europe / Middle East , Former Sales Director, Raymond Weil Watches, Middle East / India.

Dr. David Neto

PhD in Economics, Master in Banking and Finance, University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. (FR). Senior Economic Affairs Officer, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. Consultant (Pfizer, Roche, Pictet).

Thomas Seghezzi

MA, BA in Business, University of St. Gallen (CH). Co-founder and Managing Partner, Rainbow unlimited Gmbh, Bern/Lausanne/Lagos. Managing Director, Swiss-African Business Circle, Geneva. Former Senior Manager of Human Resources, Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), (CH).

Gert Von Avondt

Master in Marketing Catholic University of Louvain (BE), BBA University of Ghent (BE). Chief Operating Officer and Chief Marketing Officer, Talis life (CH) Former European COO (Program Director), Nissan. Former Product Strategy Director and Former Chief Marketing Manager, Infinity (Europe & Russia).

Michele Caracciolo di Brienza

Executive Master in Corporate and Institutional Communication University Carlos III, Madrid (ES). Master in Economic and Social Sciences, University Bocconi, Milan (IT). Owner - Partner Agency CRP - Geneva (CH). Former Press Officer - Corporate Editor, MSC Cruises (CH).

Hilde Gustafsson

MBA, BBA BI Norwegian School of Management, Oslo (NO).Director, Human Growth Consulting (CH), Former Managing Director Retail DDB Worldwide, Oslo (NO), Former Customer Service Manager, Deputy Sales Manager, IKEA. > interview

Dr. Elena Sernova

PhD en Finance, UCLA Anderson School of Management (US), MSc in Mathematics from Moscow State University (RU). Consultant. Former consultant BCS Financial Group, Cyprus. Former Researcher, Research Affiliates, Newport Beach (US).

Arnaud Walle

MBA in Finance Aston Business School (UK). Post MBA degree in Int.Finance HEC Paris (FR). International Consultant. Former Head of Securities Sales-Trading, Barclays Bank. Former Global Head Fixed Income & Credit Derivatives Commerzbank (UK)

Nicolas Cubaud

Master Enseeiht (FR) and University of California Irvine (USA), University Paul Sabatier Toulouse III (FR). President - EyeSnap. Former. System Architect , Texas Instruments. Former Product Manager Wavecom.

Dr. Panayotis Zamaros

PhD in Management Fairfax University (US), Master in Philosophy University of Wales (UK), MA in Management, BSc Hons Economics Open University (UK). Author & Consultant. Counsellor.

Bertrand Marcelly

Master in Management Grenoble Graduate School of Business (FR), Director & Engineering Design Studio Manager AMM, Owner Design Contemporary ArtWorks. Former Export Manager SEM (FR).

Oscar Baldo

MBA IFM University, Geneva (CH), Enginer EPITA Graduate School (FR). ITprofprof Resources Manager, Proactive Partners. Former Human Resource Manager, ILO International Labour Office (CH).

Dr. Alessandro Bianchi

PhD in Business, PhD in Industrial Engineering, Washington International University (USA), MBA, New York University (USA). Former director: Olivetti (IT), DMC, Tecknekomp. Former consultant (ICA, UNCTAD). 

Christian Chillà

Attorney at law, Lausanne, Switzerland. Master and Bachelor in Law, summa cum laude, University of Lausanne (CH). European Union Law course, King’s College London (UK). Lawyer and partner, law firm MCE Avocats, Lausanne (CH).

Victoria Fait

BBA en International Business, BBA in Banking and Finance, Universidad Argentina de la Empresa (ARG). Anc. Asset Servicing Specialist JP Morgan, Anc. Traffic operator, Agrifert Sa, Anc.Trader, Noble Group..

Denis Kerlero De Rosbo

Master in Marketing ESCP Europe Business School (FR). Consultant. Former European Product Manager Electrical cars and Nissan 4x4 (FR & CH). Former Product Manager, Marketing Lu, Danone Group (France).

Yuriy Barabantsev

MBA, Bsc in Finance, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth (USA). Post Graduate Certificate in Higher Education, University of Derby, Buxton (UK). Professor at IHTTI, Switzerland.