Stéphane Garelli Keynote Speaker

  • Professor at IMD, a leading business school
  • Founder of the IMD World Competitiveness Center
  • Leading expert on competitiveness

Stéphane Garelli's Biography

Stéphane Garelli is a leading economist and expert on global competitiveness.

He is Professor at both the International Institute for Management Development (IMD), one of the world’s leading business schools, and at the University of Lausanne in Switzerland. He is also the Founder of IMD’s World Competitiveness Center, and an authority on world competitiveness. His research focuses primarily on how nations and enterprises compete on International markets.

Stéphane publishes the IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook – the most comprehensive and reputed study in the field of the competitiveness of nations. This yearly report compares the competitiveness of forty-six nations using over 300 criteria.

Closely connected to the world of business, he is Chairman of the Board of Directors of “Le Temps”, a leading Swiss newspaper. He was formerly Chairman of the Board of the Sandoz Financial and Banking Holding, member of the board of the Banque Edouard Constant, and Managing Director of the World Economic Forum for 13 years.

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Videos of Stéphane Garelli

A Competitiveness Outlook for 2013 and beyond (2013)
A Competitiveness Outlook for 2013 and beyond (2013)
How to be a Competitive Nation (2012)
How to be a Competitive Nation (2012)

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