Academic Profile

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Academic Profile

Prof Guido Gianasso

Associate Dean (Corporate Engagement and Relations), College of Business (Nanyang Business School)
Professor (Practice)

Division of Strategy, Management and Organisation
College of Business (Nanyang Business School)

Email: GIANASSOG@NTU.EDU.SG
Phone: (+65)6790 4980
Office: S3-01A-23

Education
  • PhD in Economics and Social Sciences University of Geneva 2011
  • Advanced Management Programme (AMP) Harvard Business School 1997
  • Diplome d'Etudes Superieurs (DES) University of Geneva 1991
  • LLM University of Turin 1985
Biography
Guido Gianasso is Associate Dean (Corporate Engagement and Relations) and Professor (Practice) in Global Leadership at Nanyang Business School.

Prof. Gianasso is in charge of the Alumni and Career Development (Graduate and Undergraduate) Departments and teaches the Cultural Intelligence course at the MBA, EMBA, Nanyang Fellows, MSc in Human Capital Management as well as several executive programs. He has been an Adjunct Professor with NBS from 2011 to 2017.

A leading expert in human resources and global leadership, Prof. Gianasso has over thirty years of management and teaching experience in the Education, Security, Aviation and Banking sectors as well as with the World Bank and United Nations.

Before joining NBS as Professor in Global Leadership, Dr. Gianasso was the INSEAD Global Director, Career Development Centre. In the previous twelve years, he worked as CHRO and Executive Committee member in the Aviation and Security sectors, helping CEOs driving major change programs. From 2003 to 2013 he was the VP, Human Capital and Executive Committee member of the International Air Transport Association (IATA). He was also the Managing Director of the IATA Training and Development Institute (ITDI), with P&L responsibility and annual revenues in excess of $30M.

Dr. Gianasso is the Honorary Consul of Romania in Geneva and a regular speaker at International HR conferences and corporate programs. He serves on the Board of Trustees of the American University of Phnom Penh (Cambodia) and is a Visiting Professor at the University of Geneva (Switzerland). He previously served as Vice-President of the Diplomatic Club of Geneva (Switzerland), on the Eurocontrol Supervisory Board (Belgium), as Senior Advisor to the Romanian Minister for Foreign Affairs (Romania) and on the IMD Executive Education Advisory Council (Switzerland).

A Swiss-Italian national, Dr. Gianasso holds a PhD in management and a DES in Law from the University of Geneva. He speaks English, French, Italian, Spanish and Romanian.
Research Interests
Cultural Intelligence, Global Leadership and Change Management

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