Meet the dean: Peter Todd of HEC Paris

Peter Todd, dean of HEC Paris
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The Canadian says the institution must compete with the best in the world

Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou of McGill’s Desautels
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Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou of Desautels

Born and raised in Paris, she is the Montreal business school’s first female dean

Gerry George, Dean of Lee Kong Chian Business School. Photograph: Rosie Hallam
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Gerry George, Singapore’s Lee Kong Chian school

Innovation professor aims to put the school in the world’s top 20

Marion Debruyne, Dean, Vlerick Business School

Meet the dean: Vlerick’s Marion Debruyne

The newly appointed dean says the sector must ask itself difficult questions

Dartmouth College’s Tuck School of Business dean Matthew Slaughter

Dean of Dartmouth Tuck focuses on 115-year old heritage

Matthew Slaughter aims to bring modern relevance to the US campus

Prof Scott Beardsley believes in a combination of classroom and online learning
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Scott Beardsley, Darden school at the University of Virginia

‘European dean’ sees his consulting background as a good fit for Darden

Maury Peiperl

Maury Peiperl, Cranfield

Aim is to build strong team, flexible culture and global links

Meet the dean: Zeger Degraeve

Dean aims to change habits and pitch for global presence

Professor Bert de Reyck, Director of the UCL School of Management

Bert de Reyck, UCL School of Management

UCL can build a strong management school, says the dean

Alex Triantis
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Alex Triantis, Maryland’s RH Smith

School focuses on helping students achieve their start-up goals

Ian Clarke, Edinburgh University

Ian Clarke has built a school with a distinct personality

Doug Shackelford, UNC Kenan-Flagler

School aims to teach students the nuances of working abroad

Idie Kesner, Kelley at Indiana University

Dean looks to expand horizons at Kelley both at home and overseas

Meet the dean: Jean-Philippe Ammeux

Dean of the Lille school building an international reputation

François Bonvalet, Toulouse Business School

The dean intends to build a global brand built on core strengths

Andrea Sironi, Bocconi University, Milan

Rector on a mission to change one of Italy’s most prestigious institution’s elitist reputation

Meet the dean: Merit Janow, Columbia Sipa

The lawyer believes an understanding of public policy is essential for effective business decisions

Meet the dean: Stéphan Bourcieu

The dean is building a global brand out of the wine business

Peter Brews, South Carolina: Darla Moore

Business schools must be data driven to stay competitive, says the dean

Andrew Ainslie, Rochester: Simon

Business schools should focus on the MBA, says the dean