Associate Professor of Organisational Behaviour at Insead

Gianpiero Petriglieri directs the Management Acceleration Programme of Insead the school’s flagship executive programme for emerging leaders, and chairs the Insead initiative for Learning Innovation and Teaching Excellence.

He has received several Dean’s Commendations for Teaching Excellence in MBA and Executive Education over the years. Gianpiero has held Visiting Professor positions at the Harvard Business School, and at Copenhagen Business School.

Gianpiero’s award-winning work focuses on leadership and learning in the age of “nomadic professionalism,” in which authenticity and mobility have replaced loyalty and advancement as hallmarks of virtue and success. His research reveals the psychological, social, and cultural functions of leadership development, and his learning approach helps companies perform those functions purposefully for the benefit of individuals, the organization, and society.

He has chaired the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on leadership and was shortlisted for the “Leadership” award by Thinkers50, the ranking of the most influential management thinkers in the world.

Gianpiero holds a Medical Doctorate and a specialization in Psychiatry from the University of Catania Medical School, Italy, and a diploma in Advanced Organizational Consultation from the Tavistock Institute of Human Relations in London.