Director of the Center 

Prof. Dr. Philippe Gugler

Professor Dr. Philippe Gugler

Director of the Center for Competitiveness

University of Fribourg

Switzerland

Profile 

Advisory Board

The members of the Advisory Board, on the basis of their experience and of their international prestige, are an outstanding asset for the Center for Competitiveness' activities. Advisory Board members may at any time advise the Competitiveness Center concerning research and teaching activities. They may also advise the Center for Competitiveness regarding national and international relations with other research institutions, public authorities and private enterprises/associations.

Prof. Dr. Joseph Deiss

Former President of the General Assembly of the United Nations, Former President of Switzerland and Former Minister of Foreign Affairs and of Economy

Dr. Christian Ketels

Principal Associate, Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness, Harvard Business School, USA

Prof. Dr. Orjan Sölvell

Director of the Center for Strategy and Competitiveness, Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden

Research Team

Damiano Lepori

Research Assistant (PhD), University of Fribourg, Switzerland

 

Mathieu Resbeut

Research Assistant (PhD), University of Fribourg, Switzerland

 

Philipp Sluga

Scientific Collaborator, University of Fribourg, Switzerland

 

Affiliates 

 

The list of our affiliates with pictures can be downloaded here

 

  • Prof. Ana Tavares-Lehman, Professor at University of Porto, former Secretary of State (Minister) of Industry of Portugal
  • Dr. Vladimir Tomsik, Vice-Governor, Czech National Bank, Czech Republic
  • Prof. Pradit Wanara, President of NIDA, Thailand
  • Dr. Tan Khee Giap, Co-Director, Asia Competitiveness Institute and Associate Professor of Public Policy at Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore & Chairman, Singapore National Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation, Singapore
  • Dr. Sasidaran Gopalan, Deputy Director, Asia Competitiveness Institute, NUS, Singapore

  • Prof. Viput Ongsakul, Dean of the Business School, NIDA, Thailand
  • Prof. Danuvasin Charoen, Associate Dean of the Business School, NIDA, Thailand
  • Prof. Tatchawan Kanitpong, Associate Dean of the Business School, NIDA, Thailand
  • Mrs. Hala Khaled A. Al Ameri, Head of the Competitiveness Office of Abu Dhabi, Department of Economic Development, Abu Dhabi
  • Mr. Stefan Kraxner, Project Manager, Department of Economic Development, Abu Dhabi
  • Mr. Jacques Bersier, co-director of EIA Fribourg, Switzerland
  • Dr. Laura Vanoli, PhD in Economics, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
  • Dr. Jérôme Dällenbach, physician (MD) and economist (MA), Centre hospitalier universitaire vaudois (CHUV), Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Dr. Julie Michel, Scientific advisor, Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research, Swiss Confederation, Switzerland
  • Dr. Xavier Tinguely, Senior Corporate Development Manager, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions, USA
  • Prof. Fernando Alberti, Director of the Institute for Entrepreneurship and Competitiveness, Italy
  • Prof. Emanuele Pizzurno, Deputy Director of the Institute for Entrepreneurship and Competitiveness, Italy
  • Prof. Fred van Eenenaam, Chairman of the Netherlands Institute for Competitiveness, Netherlands
  • Prof. Ingo Bobel, Head of the "Management and Strategy" Unit, International University of Monaco, Monaco
  • Mrs. Noelia Garcia, Programme Manager, ISO Capacity Building, ISO Central Secretariat, Switzerland
  • Prof. Marc Fetscherin, Professor, Department of Business, Rollins College, USA
  • Mr. Michael Keller, Former Assistant Editor, Competitiveneness Review, Switzerland