Partners, Faculty & Staff

Learn from renowned professionals, professors, and experts. A close collaboration between the Graduate Institute and its partners provides the participants with the best expertise possible from regional universities, bilateral agencies, NGO's, public administrations and international organisations. The curriculum also emphasizes on peer learning; it offers multiple spaces of discussions and exchanges among participants.

Executive Education


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faculty & staff


  • Alexandre Freire Dormeier - Programme Director (IHEID)

  • Hanan Salama - Programme Regional Academic Coordinator (IHEID)

  • Oliver Jütersonke - Head of Research, Center on Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding (CCDP)

  • Keith Krause - Director, Center on Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding (CCDP)

  • Claudia Seymour - Senior Researcher, Center on Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding (CCDP)

  • Elena Kim - Associate Professor, Social Sciences Division & Head, Department of Psychology (AUCA)

  • Medet Tiulegenov - Assistant Professor, International and Comparative Politics Department (AUCA)

  • Cristina Hoyos - Head of the Latin America and Caribbean Unit, Geneva Centre for Security Sector Governance (DCAF)

  • Cédric Dupont - Professor in International Relations / Political Science, President of the Executive Education (IHEID)

  • Sophie Huber Kodbaye - Director of the Centre for Continuing and Distance Education, University of Geneva

  • Alain Sigg - Independent international mediator & former special advisor for the Swiss Department of Foreign Affairs

  • Yves Lagier - Managing Director at InterCultural Consulting, Geneva

  • Etienne Kuster - Advisor for relations with academic circles, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

  • Patricia Torres - Consultant, certified coach and Executive Trainer, specialized in leadership and positive psychology

  • Bruno Medroa - Programme Officer (IHEID)

  • Stéphanie Roy Michael - Promotion & Alumni Officer (IHEID)

  • Claire Francioli - Programme Assistant (IHEID)

  • Kathryn Gichini - Events & Outreach Coordinator (CCDP)

  • Kurmanzhan Asylbekova - Assistant, Social Sciences Division (AUCA)