Professor Stephane Garelli is a world authority on competitiveness and has pioneered research and the theory in this field. He is Professor Emeritus at IMD Lausanne, where he has founded the World Competitiveness Center, he is also Professor Emeritus of World Competitiveness at the University of Lausanne.
“Time to look at the World differently” -Stéphane Garelli
Professor Stephane Garelli was Chairman of the Board of Directors and shareholder of Le Temps, the leading French language Swiss newspaper, Chairman of the Board of the Sandoz Financial and Banking Holding, and Member of the board of the Banque Edouard Constant. Professor Garelli was the Managing Director of the World Economic Forum and of the Davos Annual meetings for many years. He is a member of a number of institutes, such as: China Enterprise Management Association, Board of the ‘Fondation Jean Monet pour l’Europe’ and The Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences. He is also a member of the International Olympic Committee Commission on Sustainability and Legacy.
Stéphane Garelli reads today’s global economic picture better than anyone else. He is an exciting speaker who combines content with an entertaining approach to complex issues supported by his trademark graphics. His presentations on competitiveness provoke companies and individuals to think “outside of the box”, and to confront their strategies with recent market trends and new competitive pressures.
With meticulous preparation Stéphane’s fact filled presentations are rich with detail, acumen and invaluable insights.