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


International Academic Members

  • Saibal Chattopadhyay, Dean, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC), IN
  • Armando Dal Colletto, Former Dean, Business School São Paulo, BR
  • Jean-François Fiorina, Deputy Director General, Grenoble Ecole de Management, FR
  • Thami Ghorfi, President, ESCA - Ecole de Management, MA
  • Mariëlle G. Heijltjes, Associate Dean Strategic Development & Internationalisation and Director Postgraduate Education, Maastricht University School of Business and Economics, NL
  • Octavio Ibarra, Dean, Universidad del Norte Business School, CO
  • Erasmus Kaijage, Barclays Bank Endowment Chair Professor, University of Nairobi School of Business, KE
  • Virginijus Kundrotas, President, Baltic Management Development Association (BMDA), LT
  • Arnaud Langlois-Meurinne, Former Dean, Rouen Business School, FR
  • Danming Lin, Vice President, Shantou University and Former Academic Director, Shantou University Business School, CN
  • Edward Mungai, Associate Dean, Research and Innovation & Academic Director, Owner Manager Programme, Strathmore Business School, KE
  • Ramon O'Callaghan, Dean, Porto Business School, PT
  • Karel Soudan, Former Dean, Faculty of Applied Economics, University of Antwerp, BE
  • Udo Steffens, President & CEO, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, DE

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