Dr. Laurent Choain
Chief People and Communication Officer, Mazars Group, Paris, France
Laurent Choain currently serves as Chief People & Communication Officer of Mazars, an international, European-originating, integrated and independent organisation in professional services. Mazars can rely on the talent of 15,000 professionals, led by 800+ partners in 73 countries over 5 continents.
Laurent has led a career at the crossroads of leadership in large companies (banking sector, luxury hospitality), entrepreneurship, consulting, as well as business schools.
For more than twenty years, his vocation has been to develop executive education through innovative endeavours in both academic and corporate worlds, founding and leading corporate universities, launching post-graduate programmes for executives and chairing think tanks on the future of leadership education.
In June 2011, he joined the board of EFMD as well as the EQUIS Awarding Body in 2014, and became in 2013 a member of the board of the Peter Drucker Society Europe. Laurent also sits on the French Regulation Authority of Business Schools (CEFDG) since 2011.
Laurent holds a PhD in Management Science, an MSc in Business Administration as well as a Master degree in Human Resources Management and OD.