Governance

Audencia Business School has at its core three fundamental values:

  • Innovation: act as a challenger
  • Cooperation: succeed together
  • Responsibility: assert our difference

Through our programmes and numerous business and academic partnerships in France and worldwide, we actively contribute to our own development and expansion.

Consular Institution of Higher Education

Audencia Business School is a Consular Institution of Higher Education (CIHE) - a legal status equivalent to a Public Limited Company in the UK. This CIHE is backed by the Chamber of Commerce of Nantes Saint-Nazaire.

Organisation

One foundation

  • La Fondation Audencia (under the auspices of the Fondation de France)

 

Teaching & Research

Audencia's teaching and research activities are organised in five deparments:

  • Business & Society
  • Communication & Culture
  • Finance
  • Management
  • Marketing

 

One research laboratory

  • Rn’B Lab / Audencia Research Laboratory – École Centrale de Nantes

 

One action-research programme

  • Behaviours and financial vulnerability

One executive management department

Eleven departments

  • Programmes
  • Executive Education & MBA
  • Corporate and Alumni Relations
  • Academic
  • Research
  • Learning & Quality Development
  • International Affairs
  • Finance and operations
  • Digital transformation & IT
  • Communications and institutional relations
  • HR

 

Seven business chairs

  • Positive Impact
  • Family Entrepreneurship and Society
  • Communication Corporate and digital transformation
  • Finance for innovation
  • Réalités - Living the intelligence of the Territories
  • Digital innovation at the service of purchasing IS
  • Integrated Multi-Capital Performance Research Centre

Boards

Administrators with voting rights

NameFunction
METRAL LaurentPrésident de l'EESC Audencia
D.R.H Groupe Crédit Mutuel
TRICHARD YannPrésident de la CCI Nantes St-Nazaire
RINGEARD ArnaudPrésident de la CCI Vendée
VALENTINI AnthonyDirecteur Général de la CCI Nantes St-Nazaire et Vendée
VERNAY LaurenceAvocate - Membre associé CCI Nantes St-Nazaire : Vice Présidente Emploi Formation Compétences Diversité
HUG de LARAUZE BrunoPrésident du Conseil d'Administration IDEA Groupe
CASENAVE-PÉRÉ SylviePrésidente Directrice Générale de Posson-Packaging
DE FONT-REAULX DominiqueDirectrice de la Médiation et Programmation Culturelle Musée Du Louvre
CHOULET Jean-PierreVice Dean Africa, Director of Development and Alumni at Henley Business School
JESTIN BéatriceDirectrice Associée chez KPMG
DENIS MichelDirecteur Général de Manito
LORRE FlaviePresident of the Audencia Alumni Association -
Responsable de l'Intelligence Economique, SANOFI
GAFFINEL DidierPrésident de la Fondation Audencia - Directeur Général Adjoint, Global Head of Coverage & Investment Banking - Crédit Agricole CIB
VACHER CécileAssociée fondatrice VERTUEL, consultante RSE
GABART FrançoisFondateur de Mer Concept
STERVINOU SandrineProfesseure Associée Audencia
MOREL CatherineProfesseure Associée Audencia
MENER AnneResponsable des Médiathèques Audencia
PELE SylvainResponsable des Services Généraux Audencia
REIG HugoEtudiant promotion Grande Ecole 2024

Administrators with advisory votes

NameFunction
ROUSSEL FabriceVice-Président de Nantes Métropole
BOBLIN JohannConseiller Régional Pays de la Loire - Maire de la Chevrolière

REPRESENTATIVES OF THE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE

NameFunction
BRACQ CélineEvent Project Coordinator - Direction Communication

Permanent guests

NOMPOSITION
GERMAIN ChristopheDirecteur Général Audencia
RAJJOU Matthieu

Directeur Finances et Opérations Audencia 

AVRILLIER Jean-BaptisteDirecteur Ecole Centrale Nantes 
LENGEREAU Eric

Directeur Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture Nantes 

NameTitle
Rachel ASHWORTHDeanCardiff Business School
Daniel TRACADeanNova Business School, Lisboa (Portugal)
Michel PATRYDirector General
former Dean

InVivo
HEC Montreal
Bruno VAN POTTELSBERGHEGeneral Secretary
former Dean
QTEM - Solvay Brussels School of Economics (Belgium)
Solvay
Pascale QUESTERVice Chancellor and President
President
Swinburn (Australia) Adelaide University (Australia)
José Miguel ARGUELLESSenior Lecturer of Strategic Management I.E.S.E Business School University of Navarra
Maria Helena JAEN Honorary Professor
former Academic Dean and V.P.
Universidad de los Andes - School of Management
I.E.S.A.,  Caracas (Venezuela)
Tanya ZLATEVADeanBoston University Metropolitan College, Massachusetts (USA)
Christophe GERMAINDeanAudencia

 

Permanent Guests

  • Laurent METRAL, President Audencia, C.E.O. C.I.C. Ouest, Nantes, France
  • Makram CHEMANGUI, Deputy Dean and Director of Executive Education Audencia, Nantes
  • Desi SCHMITT, Director of International Affairs Audencia, Nantes, France
  • (to be named) Dean Ecole Centrale (Engineering College) Nantes, France
  • Christian DAUTEL, Dean Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture de Nantes, France