Director of the School of Wine & Spirits Business With a doctorate in economics obtained with the highest honours from the Sorbonne, Dr Gallo became Burgundy School of Business' associate dean and director of postgraduate programmes in 2007 after five years as a researcher and lecturer at Audencia. He founded the SWSB in September 2013.
Formerly chair in champagne management in Reims, Dr Steve Charters MW joined Burgundy School of Business in May 2013 as the future head of the SWSB research centre. He regularly publishes in the most prestigious journals and leads a network of internationally reputed researchers in the field. He is a professor of marketing.
Pierre Joulié graduated as an actuary from the prestigious Institut de Science Financière et d'Assurances. After starting his career at Lehman Brothers he became CFO at Maison Latour, where he worked for 11 years before founding his own wine trading company. He is an associate professor of finance and joined Burgundy School of Business in September 2012 to head the MSc in Wine Management.
Laurence Cogan holds a Master's degree from the prestigious ESCP. After careers in advertising and recruitment she worked as a wine tourism consultant. She started as a part-time lecturer at Burgundy School of Business and was offered tenure in September 2012 in a drive to develop education and research in the field of wine tourism. She is also associate professor of marketing.
PhD Dr d'Angelo holds a doctorate in management from Sciences Po Paris and an HDR. After a career as a cultural business management consultant and lecturer at the Sorbonne he joined Burgundy School of Business at the beginning of the 90s as director of the MECIC. He has been the MECIC's scientific director since September 2013.
Jean-Yves Klein holds a Master's degree from INSEEC Paris. He is the founder and manager of Kael Prod, a production company specialising in corporate films, as well as a project management lecturer and tutor. He was the academic coordinator for the MECIC from 2008 and took over as director form Dr d'Angelo in October 2013.
Claude Chapuis holds a Master of Science in education from the University of Wisconsin. The globetrotting son of a much respected wine producer in Aloxe-Corton, he is an associate professor of French culture, viticulture and oenology. He has published numerous works of fiction and non-fiction, many of which have been translated and sold worldwide.
Dr Lara Agnoli, holds a PhD in Wine Economics and Rural Development from the University of Florence where she has worked as a research fellow for six years. Lara Agnoli is professor and researcher at the School of Wine & Spirits Business. Her research focuses on wine and food consumer decision-making process and behaviour, choice modelling and demand analysis.