Research policy and governance

ESDES research activities are coordinated by the Research Board, which is composed of:

  • Linh-Chi Vo: Director of Research
  • Françoise Larivière: Research Executive Assistant
  • Anne Deshors: Research Assistant

The main tasks of the Research Board are to:

  • Define research policy and implement it
  • Manage the research budget (databases, statistical analysis software…)
  • Approve the travel and expenses for research professors
  • Organize the various research events (symposia and seminars…)
  • Report on research activities to the appropriate body
  • Organize and chair the annual evaluation of research professors
  • Support faculty in the development of their skills
  • Represent the School before national authorities (Conférence des Grandes Ecoles, etc.).

THE SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY COMMITTEE

The mission of the Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) is to approve the research strategy and to advise the School management on future research directions.

The SAC is composed of the following members:

  • Olivier Maillard, Dean, ESDES
  • Linh-Chi Vo, Associate Dean for Research, ESDES
  • Christian Le Bas, Professor of Economics, Head of Research Area 3, ESDES
  • Sandra Challita, research professor, Head of Research Area 2, ESDES
  • Sylvaine Mercuri-Chapuis, research professor, Head of Research Area 1, ESDES
  • Ioannis Assiouras, research professor, Head of Research Area 4, ESDES
  • Valérie Aubourg, Vice-President for Research, UCLy
  • Tamym Abdessemed, Executive Director, ISIT
  • Paul Lanoie, Sustainable Development Commissioner, Quebec Government, Canada
  • Isabelle Prim-Allaz, Professor of Marketing, Lumière-Lyon 2 University
  • Atreya Chakraborty, Professor of Finance, Director of PhD programs and International Partnership, College of Management, University of Massachusetts, Boston
  • Thomas Roulet, Senior Lecturer in Organisation Theory, Cambridge Judge Business School University of Cambridge
  • Jerman Rose, Professor of Enterpreneurship, Carson College of Business, Washington State University
  • Mihaela Kelemen, Chair in Business and Society, Nottingham University

THE COMMITTEE FOR RESEARCH EVALUATION

The role of the Committee for Research Evaluation is to evaluate the results of research professors and to advise them in the choice of their work. It meets once a year for one day during which audition of research professors take place.

The Committee for Research Evaluation is composed of the following members:

  • Linh-Chi Vo, Associate Dean for Research, ESDES - chairperson
  • Christian Le Bas, Professor of Economics, ESDES
  • Olivier Maillard, Dean, ESDES
  • Charbel Salloum, Dean for Academics Affairs, ESDES
  • Valérie Aubourg, Vice-President for Research, UCLy
  • Maud Damperat, Professor in management, IAE - Saint-Etienne, University of Lyon, University Jean Monnet
  • Tamym Abdessemed, Executive Director, ISIT
  • Jean-François Goux, Professor of Economics, Lumière-Lyon 2 University

Invited members : Coordinators of research areas and Heads of Department.