Pr. Anne-Claire Pache
Associate Dean, ESSEC Business School, France
Professor Anne-Claire Pache is the Associate Dean for Global Strategy and Sustainability, and Professor in Social Innovation at ESSEC Business School in Paris, France. She served as ESSEC Dean for Academic Programs between 2014 and 2017. Currently Professor Pache is the chair holder of ESSEC's Chair in Philanthropy. Her research interests lie at the intersection of organizational theory and social innovation. She has conducted qualitative studies in the field of social enterprises, corporate philanthropy and private foundations. She has authored several books and articles, including in the Academy of Management Review and Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Business Ethics, etc. She is Associate Editor at Journal of Organization Design.Before embarking on an academic career, Anne-Claire Pache was part of the co-founding team of Unis-Cité, a French nonprofit organization that pioneered youth civil service in France. She is still on the board of Unis-Cité today, as well as of an Impact Investment Fund.