Executive Committee Members

Executive Committee Members - September 2020- September 2021



EM LYON, France
Email: da@em-lyon.com

Dimitris Assimakopoulos is a Professor in Technology & Innovation Management at EM Lyon Business School; Scientific Co-Director of its Entrepreneurship & Innovation research centre; and the Founding Director of its Global DBA. Assimakopoulos serves as the EDAMBA President; a faculty at the EIASM; also serves on the AACSB European Advisory Council. He has been an EU ‘Marie Curie’ PI and academic supervisor; visiting professor at Stanford University (USA), and several Universities in the UK and China; as well as an expert for the OECD. Research has focused on social and responsible innovation with interest in the management of R&D collaboration ; the origins and evolution of technological communities in regional clusters and industrial ecosystems; as well as talent management, new product development, quality and product safety performance. He has led and/or participated in several multi-million euros projects with world class organizations, such as CERN, Intel and Airbus. Dimitris has published 12 books and special issues, as well as more than 140 chapters, project reports and articles in scholarly and professional journals.


Dr.John Parm ULHOI
Aarhus University, Denmark
Email:  jpu@mgmt.au.dk

Dr John Parm ULHOI is Professor of OMT in the Department of Management at Aarhus University. He is Board Member of The Nordic Academy of Management. He is Associate Editor for SJM (Elsevier) and JGER (Springer). His interdisciplinary research has been sponsored by Danish, Nordic as well as European funding bodies. He has more than 20 years of experiences from directing and developing doctoral programs, including directing an inter-university doctoral program (2003-2018).

Link to our PhD Programme:

General Secretary

Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary
Email: agnes.zsoka@uni-corvinus.hu  




Dr. M. May Seitanidi (FRSA)
Kent Business School, University of Kent UK
Email: mmayseitanidi@yahoo.com

Dr. M. May Seitanidi (FRSA)  is a Reader in Strategy at Kent Business School, University of Kent, UK; previously Director of the PhD Programme and Institutional Lead in Business and Management for the ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership SeNSS (2015-2018). Seitanidi serves as the EDAMBA Treasurer, a Visiting Professor in CSR at LUISS Business School, Italy and at Coal City University, Nigeria. She held leadership roles in academia, private and, nonprofit sectors (Director of the Centre for Organisational Ethics and Chair of the Hull Business School Research Ethics Committee; Director of Hellenic Sponsorship Centre; Editor-in-Chief of Annual Review of Social Partnerships and Sponsors & Sponsorship; seats on the Advisory Board of organisations advising on complex social issues). She is founder of the Cross-Sector Social Interactions Community (CSSI) focusing on collaborative solutions for the social good, has published three books, co-edited four special issues. Seitanidi’s research investigates the interactions between social wellbeing and capitalism exploring the interdependences within and across organisations aiming to advance collaborative systemic solutions for collaborative societal governance. She has consulted in a wide variety of social good programmes and regularly reviewers for ESRC, SSHRC (Canada), and RPF (Cyprus); MFA/Danida (Denmark). Also, a member of the National Suicide Prevention Alliance; European Citizen Science Association.          

M. May Seitanidi (FRSA), Ph.D.
Reader in Strategy, Kent Business School, University of Kent, UK &
Visiting Professor in Corporate Social Responsibility, LUISS Business School, Rome, Italy
Founder: CSSI Community & CSSI Symposia Series
Co-Founder: Annual Review of Social Partnerships (ARSP)
Email: mmayseitanidi@yahoo.com



François COLLET
ESADE, Spain
Email: francois.collet@esade.edu



Rector of RISEBA University of Applied Sciences, Riga (Latvia)
Email: tatjana.vasiljeva@riseba.lv

Professor, Dr.oec. Tatjana Vasiļjeva is a Rector of RISEBA University of Applied Sciences. She is working at RISEBA since 2011. She’s a highly skilled and experienced professional, who has been working at SEB bank as a Head of IT for many years. T. Vasiļjeva holds a doctor degree in economics („Application of numeric methods in economics”); a „Latvian Bank Specialist Diploma” issued by Assosiation Commercial Banks of Latvia and Institute of Financial Services; a „Quality Systems Manager” diploma issued by Latvian Society for Quality. T. Vasiļjeva is an an individual member of The Latvian Information and Communications Technology Association (LIKTA); she is included in an international independent experts' database as an expert in European research and innovations.

T. Vasiljeva delivers study courses "Business and Information Technology strategic partnership", "Research methods", supervises master and doctoral theses in Business Management and Entrepreneurship fields. She participates in various international projects and her research interest lies in business digitalization and ICT usage for enterprises.

T. Vasiļjeva’s academic interests are connected with IT management aspects, software development management, use of e-learning methods and tools in education. She is regularly invited to participate in various international academic and research conferences as an editorial board member. She has published various academic articles about the results of her research.

T. Vasiļjeva is a keen court tennis player, she likes mountain-skiing, swimming, loves classical music and literature.

The link to the doctoral programme: http://www.jointphd.eu/



ESAN University.
Email:  jrobles@esan.edu.pe



Honorary President

Aix Marseille University, France
Email: pierre.batteau@iae-aix.com


Honorary President

Hans Siggard JENSEN
University of Aarhus, Denmark
Email: hsj@dpu.dk


Honorary President

Eduard BONET
ESADE, Spain
Email: eduard.bonet@esade.edu


Honorary Member

Qingsong RUAN
Tongji University
Email: rqs2000@163.com

Executive Secretar 

Nina Payen
Email: payen@eiasm

EDAMBA aims to achieve its mission through the development and implementation of three activity pillars:

  • 1. The Annual Meeting
  • 2. The Summer Research Academy
  • 3. The EDAMBA-EIASM Consortium of Doctoral Supervision

EDAMBA engages in global collaborations across networks
  • 1. European Code of Practice
  • 2. EQUAL
  • 3. AACSB