Dr. Timothy Connerton

Business School Professor and Doctoral Supervisor

Nationality: Swiss, American

Professional Career & Mini Bio

Professor Dr. Timothy Connerton teaches Strategy, Change Management, and Creating Sustainable Value at the Master’s level in the MIB and MBA programs, and supervises Doctoral, Master’s, and MBA theses and Management Report/Consulting projects at Business School Lausanne (BSL). He has over 35 years of experience in project management, marketing, and business development, strategic planning, and managing multibillion-dollar construction-related and industrial manufacturing businesses worldwide.

As President and Director of major divisions in Norsk Hydro/Hydro Aluminium, Alcoa, and Alghanim Industries, Professor Connerton traversed the globe for 25 years leading an extensive network of companies in Europe, Asia, the Americas, Africa and the Middle East for sustainable growth, operational performance excellence, strategic realignment, and organizational renewal through empowerment to revitalize stagnant and troubled businesses.

Having taught throughout his career, created many corporate training programs with Harvard Business School, IMD, and HEC Paris, and engaged in developing his people through mentoring and coaching in his businesses, Dr. Connerton believes in lifelong learning and holds a BS in Civil Engineering from Tufts University, USA, a MA in Economics and Finance from Webster University, Switzerland, a Certificate of Research and Management Science from the Grenoble Ecole de Management, France, and a Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) from the Grenoble Ecole de Management, France, with a focus on the influences of leadership characteristics on employee motivation and organizational behavior.

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