Professional Career & Mini Bio
Associate Professor Alain Haut has an MSc in Economics and in Social Sciences from the University Notre-Dame de la Paix in Namur (Belgium) complemented by post-graduate studies in Business Administration at the University of Warwick (United Kingdom).
Before turning to consulting and academia, Prof. Haut enjoyed a 35-year corporate career with increasing responsible human resources executive positions first in the industry with Federal-Mogul, Valenite, and GTE, then in health care with Serono, Covance, and Ipsen. In the last two companies, he held the top global human resources position reporting to the Chief Executive Officer. Alain also worked in quality, project and general management. Alain lived and worked in Belgium, United Kingdom, Switzerland, United States, France, and Greece.
A certified Coach and Transition Manager, Prof. Haut consults in the fields of performance, leadership, change, and cross-cultural management as well as all aspects of human resources, specifically talent management, executive assessment and recruitment.
In academia, Prof. Haut teaches international business, leadership and human resources management in five business schools in Switzerland, France and Ukraine. Alain is also Corporate Peer Reviewer for the EQUIS and EPAS accreditations granted by EFMD (European Foundation for Management Development) and a corporate member of the EPAS Accreditation Board.