Academic Positions

Since 2004, HEC Paris

  • Joly Family Chaired Professor in Purposeful Leadership (since July 2018)
  • Business & Sustainability Chaired Professor (2010-15), HEC Foundation Senior Chaired Professor of Strategy (2015-18)
  • Founder and Academic Director of the Society and Organization Center (2009-  )
  • Head of Strategic Management and Business Policy Department (2009-2013)
  • Academic Director of the Msc in Strategic Management (2012-2015)

2013 Spring     London Business School, Visiting Professor
2012 Spring     Harvard University, Harvard Business School (USA), Visiting Scholar
2011 Fall          Cambridge University, Judge Business School (UK), Montemozolo Visiting Professor, Fellow of Sidney-Sussex College
2011 Spring     New York University, Stern Business School (USA), Visiting Professor
2007-2010       City University (London, UK), Cass Business School, Visiting Professor


Winner of the 2021 Award for Responsible Research in Management, co-sponsored by Fellows of the Academy of Management, and the Community for Responsible Research in Business and Management.
Université Catholique de Louvain, Oct 24-25 2019 : Doctor Honoris Causa
ARCS conference 2019: Best Paper Award
Fondation HEC 2017: Researcher of the Year Award
AoM 2017: Nominee Carolyn Drexter Award (SIM division), Best Paper SIM Division
ARCS conference 2016: Outstanding Paper Award
Emerald Management Reviews Citation of Excellence 2016
Elected Fellow of the Strategic Management Society, 2014
Fondation HEC 2012, award for « best researcher of the year »
Imagination Lab Award for Innovative Scholarship 2010/ European Academy of Management
Emerald Management Reviews Citation of Excellence 2010
Fondation HEC 2006 and 2009, awards for « best paper published by HEC faculty member »
R. Scott Award 2005 for best paper (ASA, OOW division, 2005)
Winner of “Best Young French Researcher Award”, AIMS 1999
Nominated for Best Teacher, Emory University, Spring 1999
Finalist of “Best Dissertation Award”, HEC 1998


Université Catholique de Louvain, Doctor Honoris Causa (October 2019)
Université Lyon 3Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches (October 2001).
HEC Paris-Doctorat,   PhD in Strategic Management (1997).
Université Paris IV-Sorbonne, Master of Philosophy (1995).
Université Paris X-Nanterre, Master in Research (DEA in Strategic Management, 1994).
HEC Paris, Graduate (1993).

Editorial Activities

Associate editor for Strategic Management Journal (2017-  ), Organization & Environment (2016-2020), European Management Review (2006-2012)
Guest editor for Academy of Management Review (2015) and Strategic Management Journal (2017)
Editorial Board member for Academy of Management Review (2011-  ), Journal of Management Studies (2007- ), Strategic Management Journal (2007-2017), Strategic Organization (2008-2012 ), Organization Studies (2009-2014), and Long Range Planning (2008-2011)

Membership in Professional Societies

The Academy of Management (AOM)
The American Sociological Association (ASA)
L’Association Internationale de Management Strategique (AIMS)- Member of the Scientific Committee of AIMS (2002-2006); President of the AIMS Scientific Committee (2007- 2010)
European Group for Organization Studies (EGOS)
European Academy of Management (EURAM)- Chair of the EURAM Scientific Committee (2007-2009), co-organizer of EURAM conference 2007.
Strategic Management Society (SMS)- Member of the site selection committee (2008-2009); Co-Chair of the SMS Best Paper Prize Committee (2010-2012)