SSUS and Swiss-SASEM professors are seasoned International Business Practitioners who bring real-life learning into the classroom every day
PhD in Politics of International Business, University of Ulster, UK
Dr. Ruth Rios-Morales holds a BSc in Economics, after-graduation in Applied Economics, MSc in International Economics and a PhD in Economic Policy from the University of Ulster, UK. Ruth is also Country Director for Switzerland of the EuroMed Research Business Institute (EMRBI) and visiting academic at Trinity College Dublin, Ruth worked at the Centre for Foreign Affairs and Applied Diplomacy, School of Management and Law, Zurich University of Applied Sciences. Ruth has also worked at the School of Business Studies, Trinity College Dublin. Ruth has conducted advanced research that has been acknowledged by the United Nation Conference for Trade and Development, the World Bank and academic institutions. Ruth has published 27 academic journal papers, 34 peer-reviewed conference papers, two books and a number of book chapters.
PhD (with mention of "European Doctor") on "New Trends on Business Management", University of Salamanca, Spain
Dr. Lidio Silva holds a PhD (with mention of "European Doctor") on "New Trends on Business Management", University of Salamanca, Spain, and he has been teaching for more than 15 years in the Management and Finance areas (Financial Calculus, Management Fundamentals, Financial Markets, Investment and Financing Decisions, Banking and Insurance Operations, among other courses) at the University of Coimbra, Portugal, the University of Salamanca, Spain and several other universities and Business School in Europe and Switzerland.
Lidio is co-author of a Financial Calculus book, author and co-author of scientific articles and pedagogical works. He has also experience in the training area, in a corporate context (being former in postgraduate courses for managers and in training courses for companies) and in a social context (being former in several awareness sessions about Financial Literacy and Personal Finance).
Post-PhD in Nation Building, University of Sorbonne, France
Dr. Jean-Phillipe Challandes hold a Post-PhD in Nation Building, University of Sorbonne, France; he has been teaching for the last 20 years for a vast variety of audiences including doctoral seminars. He is widely praised as an expert in the post-industrial Revolution world after a global international research period at the world-wide renowned University of Paris 1 - Sorbonne. With a strong knowledge of the evolution of State institutions and the creation of Nations, Dr Challandes bridges the needs of individuals and collectivities thanks to an innovative approach to values.
PhD in Economics, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland
Dr. Pablo Hafner hold a PhD in Economics, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland is a specialist in advising and helping CEOs implement successful turnaround management solutions. He has led successful organizational transformations and complex turnaround management projects for several industrial companies in Europe and the Americas. Through comprehensive analysis, he helps businesses develop solid strategies to bring about their long-term success. Additionaly, Pablo works directly with the boards of directors of both private and public enterprises to improve their companies' governance structures. Pablo Hafner is the author of numerous international publications, and his articles can be found regularly in the international economic press. He also has been a contributor to several books in the field of family business, firm restructuring, and corporate governance. He is currently member of various boards of directors in diverse industries.
PhD in Education, University of Derby, England
Dr. David McPartland hold a PhD in Education, University of Derby, England and a Masters in Corporate Strategy and People Management from the J.E. Caimes Graduate School of Business & Economics, National University of Ireland Galway, Ireland.
David has over ten years international work expenence spanning across a range of industries from the travel and tourism industry to marketing, advertising and consultancy as well as the education sector. His research interests are in the field of Human Resource Management, Leadership and Strategy.
MBA, SDA Bocconi - School of Management, Milan
Prof. Gian Piero Reverberi hold a MBA, SDA Bocconi - School of Management, Milan: he has started his career in 1989 as financial analyst at IBM. He worked for 10 years at Eli Lilly in Italy and USA in positions of growing responsibility in finance, business development sales management and business unit management. In 2004, Prof. Reverberi has joined Shire as Vice President and General Manager in Italy, and in 2006 he was promoted to the position of Senior Vice President, International Specialty Pharma. In the last 8 years in this position Gian Piero has been responsible for all the Shire Specialty Pharma geographies outside the USA, for the New Market Development function, for Pricing, Reimbursement and Market Access ex-USA and for a Business Unit globally. He is now a senior Vice-president Head of Europe and the Chief Commercial Officer at Vanda Pharmaceuticals in Washington, DC.