Eric Cornuel is the Director General & CEO of EFMD in Brussels, Belgium, and of the EFMD Global Network Geneva, Hong Kong & Miami.
He holds a degree of Sciences Po from IEP Paris, an MBA from HEC Graduate School of Management, Paris, and a DEA in strategy and management from Paris Nanterre University, together with a Doctoral Certificate in Strategy from HEC Graduate School of Management Paris and a PhD in management, written on international network organizations, from Paris Dauphine University.
Eric started his career as an entrepreneur by setting up an hydroelectric power plant in France when he was still a student. He was also Director of the HEC Institute for Central and Eastern Europe (Paris) and then served as Dean of KIMEP from 1997 to 1999. From 1996 to the present, Eric Cornuel has been affiliate Professor at HEC Graduate School of Management, Paris.
Eric Cornuel is, among others, a Board Member of the EIASM, CEIBS and the GFME (Global Foundation for Management Education).
In December 2014 Eric was awarded the National Order of the Legion of Honour by the President of the French Republic, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to higher education and research.