Paul Evans is the Academic Director of the INSEAD Global Talent Competitiveness Index, Emeritus Professor of Organisational Behaviour and the Shell Chair of Human Resources and Organisational Development Emeritus at INSEAD.
Emeritus Professor of Organisational Behaviour Paul Evans also holds The Shell Chair of Human Resources and Organisational Development, Emeritus. Paul Evans has a PhD in Management and Organizational Psychology from MIT, an MBA from INSEAD, and he is a graduate in law from Cambridge University. He is Academic Director of the Global Talent Competitiveness Index, in partnership with HCLI Singapore and Adecco. He built up and directed for many years INSEAD's executive seminars on Management of People and Human Resource Management in Asia, as well as Managerial Skills for International Business. He led for many years INSEAD's activities in the field of international human resource management, and he has been coordinator of the Organisational Behaviour department for successive periods.
British by nationality, raised in Africa, and international by orientation, he has taught courses at Boston University, MIT, l'Université de Montréal, Stockholm School of Economics, the University of Zurich, and Cornell University, as well as spending a year as visiting scholar at the University of Southern California and as Visiting Professor at London Business School. He was titular professor at the European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management in Brussels.
He has acted as a corporate advisor and designed/taught leadership programs with more than 150 international corporations, and he is a frequent keynote speaker at international conferences and conventions. He is the founding board member of a pan-European project network, the European Human Resource Forum (EHRF).