INSEAD's Dean, Ilian Mihov, explains how the school stays at the vanguard of global managerial knowledge creation with a resolute focus on providing an unparalleled level of diversity in the classroom.
This year, seven INSEAD professors, more than any other business school, were shortlisted for the 2013 Thinkers50 awards, a biennial ranking of the world's most influential management and leadership thinkers.
INSEAD’s shortlisted professors encapsulate the global diversity that Dean Mihov speaks of, coming from three continents, promoting ideas with the potential to impact social and business management practices across the planet. They also speak to INSEAD's mission of preparing leaders who can accelerate the process of economic transformation throughout the world by fuelling business creation, the only engine for long-term sustainable growth and social wellbeing.
Ilian Mihov is the Dean of INSEAD, Professor of Economics and the Novartis Chaired Professor of Management and the Environment. Professor Mihov was appointed Dean on October 1st, 2013, having held the Interim Dean position since March 1st 2013.
He joined INSEAD's Economics area in 1996. He has taught macroeconomics and econometrics in the MBA, EMBA, PhD and numerous executive education programmes as well as the Global Leadership Fellows Programme of the World Economic Forum. He researches monetary policy, fiscal policy and economic growth. He is also a research fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research in London.