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SWISS SCHOOL OF APPLIED SCIENCES
FOR ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT

BUSINESS SCHOOL

OUR ACADEMIC FACULTY

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Dr. Ruth Rios-Morales holds a BSc in Economics, PgDip in Applied Economics, MSc in  International Economics and aPhD 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, ZurichUniversity  of Applied Sciences. Ruth has also worked at the School of Business Studies, Trinity CollegeDublin. Ruth has conducted advanced research that has been acknowledged by  the United Nation Conference for Trade and Development, the WorldBank and academic  institutions. Rut hhas published 27 academic journal papers, 34 peer-reviewed conference  papers, two books and a number of book chapters.

Academic Dean

PhD in Politics of International Business, University of Ulster,UK

Prof. Dr. Ruth Pasquier(Rios-Morales)

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Dr. Lidio Silva hold aPhD (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 andFinance 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

Lidiois 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).

MIM Program Director

Prof. Dr. Ilidio Silva

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Dr. Pablo Hafner hold a PhD inEconomics, University ofSt. 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. Additionally, 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 int he field of family business, firm  restructuring, and corporate governance. He is currently member of various  boards of directors in diverse industries

PhD in Economics, University of St. Gallen,Switzerland

Prof. Dr. Pablo Hafner

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Dr.David McPartland hold a PhD inEducation, University of Derby, England and a Masters  in Corporate Strategy andPeople Management from the J.E. Cairnes Graduate School of  Business & Economics, National University of Ireland Galway,Ireland.

David has over ten years international work experience 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.

PhD in Education, University of Derby, England.

Prof. Dr. McPartland

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Dr. Jean-Phillipe Challandes hold aPost-PhD in Nation Building,University of Sorbonne,  France; he has been teaching for the last 20 years for avast variety of audiences including  doctoral seminars. He is widely praised as an expertin the post-industrial Revolution world  after a global international research period at the world-wide renowned University of Paris1– 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.

Post-PhD in Nation Building, University of Sorbonne, France

Prof. Dr. Jean-Philippe Challandes

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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 NewMarket  Development function, for Pricing, Reimbursement and Market Access ex-USA  and for an Business Unit globally. He is now a senior Vice-president Head of Europe and the Chief Commercial Officer at Vanda Pharmaceuticals in  Washington, DC.

MBA, SDA Bocconi - School of Management, Milan

Prof. Gian Piero Reverberi