Professors and Speakers

Be challenged and inspired

Module 1 – Denmark or Norway

In Norway, the course is conducted by Partners from the recognized law firm Wikborg Rein, who daily specialize on boardroom work. Moreover, you will meet professional board members and business leaders from Norway, who inspire and coach throughout the course.

In Denmark the course is conducted by experienced partners from the law firm Kromann Reumert, who daily specialize on boardroom work. Moreover, you will meet professional board members and business leaders from Denmark, who inspire and coach throughout the course.

At INSEAD experienced and inspiring professors conduct the program. The lecturing at INSEAD is conducted in English.

Module 2 at INSEAD

Stanislav Shekshnia

Senior Affiliate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
and Programme Director

Stanislav Shekshnia is a Senior Affiliate Professor of Entrepreneurship at INSEAD, co-director of Leading from the Chair and Scandinavian Executive Institute Executive Board development programs. His research concentrates on leadership, leadership development and effective corporate governance at emerging markets and organizations. Shekshnia is the author, co-author, and editor of 11 books, including recently published Leading a Board (2019), CEO School (2018), Athletic CEOs (2018), and Russian management bestsellers Managing People in Contemporary Organization (seven editions since 1995). He has published book chapters, articles, executive commentaries, interviews and case studies on entrepreneurship, leadership, people management, intercultural management and business and management.
Stanislav Shekshnia is a senior advisor at Ward Howell talent equity advisory with an office in Moscow. Stanislav provides advice and personal coaching to business owners, senior executives and executive teams.

Dr. Shekshnia is a Chair of the Board of Samolet Development and an independent director at Novolipetsk Steel (FTSE: NLMK). He has served as a Board Chairman of Russian Fishery, SUEK, Vimpelcom-R and a board member of several international companies.
In 1991-2002 Stanislav Shekshnia held positions of CEO, Alfa-Telecom, President and CEO, Millicom International Cellular, Russia and CIS, Chief Operating Officer of VimpelCom, Director of Human Resources, Central and Eastern Europe of Otis Elevator.
Stanislav Shekshnia has a Ph.D. and Master’s Degree in Economics from Moscow State University, and an MBA from Northeastern University in Boston.

Enrico Diecidue

Professor of Decision Sciences

Enrico Diecidue is a Professor of Decision Sciences at INSEAD. In 1996 he obtained his degree in Economics, with a specialisation in Mathematical Economics, from Bocconi University, Italy. He then joined the CentER (Center for Economic Research), Tilburg University, the Netherlands, where he received his PhD in 2001.

Since 2001 he has been a resident faculty member at INSEAD, first in Singapore and then in France. In 2008-2009 he served as a Visiting Professor at Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and in 2010-2011 he took a sabbatical at the Erasmus School of Economics, the Netherlands. His research focuses on decision making under uncertainty. He is interested in the role of regret, aspiration levels, and time in individual decisions. His current research is also addressing the role of groups in complex decisions. Enrico’s research has appeared in leading journals including Decision AnalysisInternational Economic ReviewJournal of Economic TheoryJournal of Mathematical PsychologyJournal of Risk and UncertaintyManagement ScienceMathematical Social SciencesTheory and Decision. He serves on the Editorial Board of Journal of Risk and Uncertainty and is an Associate Editor for Decision Analysis and for Management Science.

He teaches Uncertainty, Data & Judgment (MBA and Global Executive MBA programmes), Management Decision Making (MBA programme), Modules in Decision Making (Executive Education programme) and Decision Sciences (PhD programme). He has won teaching awards at INSEAD and Wharton.

Massimo Massa

Professor of Finance INSEAD

Massimo Massa is the Rothschild Chaired Professor of Banking and a Professor of Finance at INSEAD. He teaches international finance, corporate finance, asset management, behavioural finance, and governance in MBA, EMBA, PhD and Executive Education programmes. He has an MBA from the Yale School of Management and an MA and a PhD in Financial Economics from Yale University. He is a CPA and an Auditor. He has previously worked in the Bank of Italy.

His research interests include asset management, corporate finance, behavioural finance, and financial intermediation. He has published articles on M&A, alliances, capital structure, dividend policy, share repurchases, IPOs, mutual funds, hedge funds, short-selling, behavioural biases, banking, asset management, international finance, the role of media and social networks in financial markets, ownership structure, corporate governance, family firms. His publications have been featured in top academic journals and his research has been quoted in major magazines, newspapers, professional journals, and forums. He is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Empirical Finance and the Review of Finance.

Professor Massa has been a consultant with several companies on strategic issues related to governance and corporate financial and growth strategies. He co-directs the Hoffmann Fund for research in family firms. He co-directs Value Creation for Owners and Directors programme and has managed several programmes for corporations and banks, including ABN AMRO, Maybank, Société Générale, Fineco, Technip, Mubadala, Bertelsmann. Professor Massa is also teaching in the International Directors Programme and directing the Developing Leaders in Global Banking programme.

Lily Hua Fang

Professor of Finance INSEAD

Lily Fang is a Professor of Finance at INSEAD and the holder of the AXA Chair in Financial Market Risk. Professor Fang joined INSEAD in 2003. She is currently based in the European campus, after having spent twelve years in the Asian campus.

Professor Fang’s primary research interest is financial market information and investment strategies. She has published numerous papers on the performance, behavior, and incentives of financial analysts, fund managers, and financial institutions in top academic journals such as the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, and the Review of Financial Studies. Her work on the relation between media coverage and stock returns received the prestigious Smith Breeden prize for outstanding papers published in the Journal of Finance. Professor Fang has advised a number of large institutional investors on investment strategies.

At INSEAD Professor Fang teaches corporate finance, capital markets, valuation, private equity, venture capital and entrepreneurial finance in the MBA, EMBA, and Executive Education programmes. She has won the Dean’s Commendation Award for Excellence in MBA Teaching numerous times and has taught and directed numerous Executive Education programmes. Professor Fang has also been a Visiting Professor of Finance at the MIT Sloan School of Management where she won the Outstanding Teacher Award.