The EDAF Committee, composed of academic representatives, advises the EDAF Director on the strategic development of EDAF. All major decisions concerning policy, standards and procedures are submitted to the EDAF Committee for consultation. The EDAF Committee normally meets three times a year at the request of the EDAF Director, who chairs the meetings.
Role and Functioning of the EDAF Committee


Ex Officio Members

  • Eric Cornuel, President, EFMD Global
  • Piet Naudé, Director, EDAF, EFMD Global, Chair of the EDAF Committee
  • Alfons Sauquet, Director, Quality Services & EQUIS, EFMD Global


International Academic Members

  • Armando Dal Colletto, Former Dean, Business School São Paulo, BR
  • Nikolay Filinov, Professor and Dean, Faculty of Business and Management, National Research University Higher School of Economics, RU
  • Jean-François Fiorina, Deputy Director General, Grenoble Ecole de Management, FR
  • Thami Ghorfi, President, ESCA - Ecole de Management, MA
  • Mariëlle G. Heijltjes, Executive Director, Professor of Managerial Behaviour, Maastricht University School of Business and Economics, NL
  • Jikyeong Kang, President & Dean, MVP Chair in Marketing, Asian Institute of Management (AIM), PH
  • Virginijus Kundrotas, President, Baltic Management Development Association (BMDA), LT
  • Ramon O'Callaghan, Dean, Porto Business School, PT
  • Marcelo Paladino, Professor and former Dean, IAE Business School, Universidad Austral, AR
  • Michel Poté, Former Dean of EM Normandie and ESSCA business schools, FR
  • Rajendra K. Srivastava, Dean and Novartis Professor of Marketing Strategy and Innovation, Indian School of Business (ISB), IN
  • Udo Steffens, Professor of Business Administration & Former CEO and President, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, DE
  • Howard Thomas, Emeritus Professor at Singapore Management University, Singapore and the Ahmass Fakahany Distinguished Professor of Global Leadership at the Questrom School of Business at Boston University, US

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