Associate professor of strategy and management
ESCP Europe (Paris, France)


Business strategy, enterprise transformation, international management and entrepreneurship

Research projects in the medical sector:

  • Research project on the evaluation and impact of health path design for chronic diseases (Sola D., Couturier J., Scarso Borioli G., Pagana G.)
  • Research project on how technology solution (in particular internet of things solutions) can overcome some of the organizational and structural barriers to make the Healthcare more sustainable (Sola D., Couturier J., Scarso Borioli G., Pagana G.)

Other Projects:

  • How to bring Strategic Thinking back into the Corporate DNA
  • Bridging healthcare clinical excellence and management best practices
  • Market-driven' Market Entry Strategies: How Local Market Specificities Influence International Expansion Strategies
  • Growth strategies abroad: the critical role of local specificities
  • Shouldn't Performance Measurement Systems Also Contribute to Improve Performance...? An Effective Framework towards Sustainable Performance Improvement
  • Integrating Knowledge-Sharing Into Performance Management: Learning Through Dialogue
  • Leading Transformation Process: the Collective Mindset Transformation Framework
  • Mindset and Corporate Performance: Toward an Empirical Agenda


Published articles in peer-reviewed journals

COUTURIER J., SOLA D., SCARSO-BORIOLI G., RAICIU C., (2012), "How can the Internet of Things help to overcome current healthcare challenges and make healthcare sustainable", Communications and Strategies, 3rd Q., Issue 87, pp 67-81, 15 p.

Conference proceedings

COUTURIER, J. (2010), "Quantitative Management: a Critical resources in Business Model Innovation: A Case of Business Transformation in a Multinational Pharmaceutical Company", Strategy Management Society Conference, Romes

Research reports - Working papers

COUTURIER J., SOLA D., RAICIU C., (2012), "A pan-European comparative analysis on national approaches to cancer: the cases of France, the UK and the Netherlands", ESCP Europe Working Paper, ESCP Europe, Paris, 30 p.

Case studies & Pedagogical tools

COUTURIER J., SOLA D., TSE T., "The Merger of Alliance UniChem and Boots the Chemists : Is there the chemistry between them?", European Case Clearing House (under registration)


2008: Colloquium on participant-Centered Learning - Harvard Business School (Cambridge, US)

1998: Master of Business Administration (MBA) - INSEAD (Fontainebleau, France)

1990-1995: PhD Physics; several publications, European patent - ENS (Ecole Normale Supérieure) (Paris, France)


Since 2005: Associate Professor - ESCP Europe (London, UK); Academic Director of several major custom programs for executives; Co-founder and senior adviser in 3H Partners, an entrepreneurial management advisory partnership

2003-2005: Management Consultant, Director - Lexagon Group (New York, US)

1999-2003: Management consultant, Principal - A.T. Kearney (Paris, Brussels)

Part-time Professor of strategy at ESSEC and ECP (Ecole Centrale Paris)

1996-1998: Management consultant - McKinsey & Company (Paris, London)


Assistant professor in preparatory classes to French "Grandes Ecoles"

ESCP Europe: Business Strategy, International Management, Business Transformation, Innovation and Negotiation in Masters, General Management Program, Executive MBA, and various custom executive programs (Orange, Lagardere, Alliance-Boots, Renault, Societe Generale, Pfizer, GSK, NATO, Reserve Bank of India, Steel Authority of India)

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