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

  • David Asch, Director, Quality Services, EFMD
  • Eric Cornuel, Director General, EFMD Global Network
  • Alfons Sauquet, Senior Advisor, EDAF, Chair of the EDAF Committee


International Academic Members

  • Saibal Chattopadhyay, Dean, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC), IN
  • 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
  • Virginijus Kundrotas, President, Baltic Management Development Association (BMDA), LT
  • Danming Lin, Vice President, Shantou University and Former Academic Director, Shantou University Business School, CN
  • Edward Mungai, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Planning and Development), Strathmore University, KE
  • 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
  • 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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