François Schweitzer: an ambassador for French luxury in the Middle East
François Schweitzer works in Dubai (United Arab Emirates), where he is in charge of luxury brand marketing in the Middle East. He has recently joined the FEDE’s Panel of Experts, bringing with him bags of global perspective. What did you study? From 1990 to 1993 I studied communications and culture within the EAC (Economics, Art [...]
Democracy in danger – humanism to the rescue!
Jean-Michel Quillardet (PhD in literature), a well-known lawyer and long-term member of the FEDE’s Academic Council, has just published his latest work at Editions Dervy. Pour un humanisme universel : Force, beauté et sagesse de la république laïque [Universal Humanism: the Strength, Beauty and Wisdom of the Secular Republic] is both profound and accessible, arguing that humanism [...]
Solenn Thomas: ‘Companies can and must reconcile human and economic concerns.’
Solenn Thomas is a managerial staff recruitment consultant at Alexander Hughes. Her job? To headhunt exceptional, high-potential professionals. She is also founder of the Eklore Festival, which brought together 1000 innovative entrepreneurs at the Paris City Hall last year. What did you study and what have been the highlights of your career? I’m a [...]
The Academic Council has gained a new member: Coralia Cotoraci.
Rector of the Vasile Goldiş University (UVVG) in Arad, Romania, Coralia Cotoraci is a medical professional and renowned teacher. She has just joined the FEDE’s Academic Council. In addition to a PhD (thesis title ‘Morphological and Evolving Clinical Aspects of Myelodysplastic Syndromes’), Coralia Cotoraci also has a master’s in psychology and psychotherapy. Well known in [...]
Cathy Leblanc: musicologist-philosopher, musician and author at the FEDE
Cathy Leblanc has a PhD and post-doctoral degree in philosophy. In addition to teaching at Lille-3 University, she is also a musician. A proud new addition to the FEDE’s Academic Council! Can you tell us more about your studies? I have a DEUG, a bachelor’s, a master’s and a DEA in English (Lille-3 University, 2001). [...]
Victor Towo Kamga, a specialist in law and public finance, has joined the Academic Council.
The FEDE is delighted to count the lawyer Victor Towo Kamga amongst the members of its Academic Council. A senior staff member at the French Directorate General of Public Finances, Victor Towo Kamga will provide the FEDE’s existing experts with specialist knowledge on African issues, public finance and law. What and where did you study? In September [...]
Blerina Zoto: an Albanian Francophile fighting for the dignity of minority populations
Blerina Zoto (MA, University of Montesquieu Bordeaux IV) is a humanitarian worker. What have been the highlights of your career? Throughout my career, and especially over the past ten years, I have held posts in the Albanian government. I have worked to defend human rights generally and the rights of Roma populations more specifically, striving [...]
Anthony Mahe: why the humanities are good for business
Director of Research at Eranos, Anthony Mahe has a PhD (2010) in sociology from Paris Descartes University. A business-savvy academic, he has just joined the FEDE’s Panel of Experts. What exactly did you study at university? My thesis was on bank debt. Written in collaboration with GE Money Bank, it was funded by a CIFRE [...]
Stéphane Solotareff: physicist and psychologist at the FEDE
Cyberneticist and psychologist Stéphane Solotareff has had an unusual career path. A graduate of the French engineering school CentraleSupélec (1977), he went on to obtain a PhD in theoretical physics (1979) following publication of his report to the French Academy of Sciences. He is also a graduate of the Institut de Haute Finance, where he [...]
Daniel Peyron, one of the Panel of Expert’s leading academics
Daniel Peyron, former Director of Sup de Co La Rochelle, has returned to the FEDE as a member of the Panel of Experts. He is now Director of the HECI Business School network – a group of schools and universities aiming to train modern, versatile managers for the Moroccan and African markets. What did you [...]