Geneva Chapter

Ludovic Choppin, MBA’12D
Geneva Chapter President

Ludovic is Head of Business Development for Soleil Vie. Before that he held the same role at Smart Flows, an innovative technology company in Switzerland. Previously he worked as a consultant in finance with Accuracy and in strategy with BearingPoint. He holds an INSEAD MBA (2012), a MSc in Finance from Imperial College London and an Electrical Engineering degree (SUPELEC). He is French, settled in Switzerland as per July 2013

Georges Kiener, MBA ’82
Vice President Geneva Chapter

After an MA in Economics and Finance at the Institute of Political Sciences of Strasbourg and an INSEAD MBA (1982), Georges started an international career with L’Oréal in France, Germany and the UK, then with Harley-Davidson in the US, Germany and the UK. He also worked in London for Terence Conran and Strand Lighting, before returning to Paris for Givaudan. He then started a career in Real Estate, creating 2 agencies in Paris which he sold after 5 years to spend 4 years in the Algarve (Portugal). Georges has moved to Geneva in July 2013 as Director for Barnes International Luxury Real Estate for Switzerland (Group Gerofinance-Dunand) after being Barnes Development Director based in their headquarters living in Paris.

 

Andrea Bastreghi, CIM ’95J

Andrea is an Italian citizen who grew-up in Brussels, holds an Engineering degree and has been working most of his career in Telecommunications, specifically in business Development, Sales and Management.

He lived and worked in Asia for 12 years, 3 years London and he is now based in Geneva since 2002. He is passionate about music and art, he is presently working on a project in the art-design segment, and develops art events within the INSEAD Geneva chapter.

Yves Haldemann, MBA ’94D

Yves is a Consumer Insights professional, who has worked for FMCG companies and Marketing Research agencies. He also worked several years in the inspection, testing and certification industry in Switzerland and South America. He holds an MBA from INSEAD (94D) and a Master of Agriculture Engineering (EPFZ). Yves, a Swiss citizen, is married and has three grown up children. He is passionate about jazz music, trekking and sailing and interested in sustainable development. Active since 2003 in the Geneva Chapter, he has been Vice President from 2005 to 2011.

 

Jonas Larsson, MBA ’89D

Philippe Mauron, MBA ’95D

Philippe is a seasoned Finance professional, who has worked in the Financial Services, Private Equity and High Tech industries. He holds an MBA from INSEAD (95J) and a Bachelor Degree in Economics from University of Geneva (90). He is Swiss, married and has two children. Philippe is very much interested in skiing, mountaineering, jazz, all kinds of people and technological innovation as driver of change. A fan of the INSEAD community, he has been on the Geneva chapter committee since 2005 and was its President from 2008 to 2011.

Leila Ojjeh, MBA ’01D
Former Geneva Chapter President

Leila is a Marketing & Business development professional who’s worked in the Food Flavor Industry (Firmenich) and Cosmetics(L’Oréal). She holds an MBA INSEAD (2001) and a Chemical Engineering degree (EPFL). She is Swiss- Moroccan, married and has 3 children. Leila is the President of the Geneva Chapter since August 2012.

 

Oengus Ramsay, MBA ’95D
Treasurer

Oengus graduated from University College Dublin, Ireland and later completed an MBA from INSEAD in 1995. Oengus commenced his career as an auditor with Ernst & Young in Basel, Switzerland and subsequently gained extensive international experience in Switzerland, France and Germany in various finance and administration management positions. Since 2011 he has his own consultancy company, Fiduram Sàrl, which specialises in finance and recruitment. He is Swiss-Irish, married and has 2 children.

Maya Shaham, MBA ’01D

Maya is a Finance and Strategy manager who’s spent the past 20 years working as a Finance Manager with P&G, a Consultant with an Investment Bank, a Senior Flight Attendant with a National Airline, and a Sergeant for the Israeli Army. She holds an INSEAD MBA (2001) and two BA degrees in Accounting and Economics from the Tel-Aviv University. She is Swiss-Israeli, married and has 2 children. Maya has a colourful career history and some eclectic tastes which are reflected in her love for literature, but she is most passionate about her family, her sports activities, and about serving her fellow INSEAD alumni.

 

Sébastien Simon, MBA ’88D

Sébastien has a long experience in international Project Management for railway manufacturers such as Bombardier. He is now an independent consultant working on operational improvements in small and medium industrial companies. He holds an MBA INSEAD (1988) and a Mechanical Engineering Degree (EPFZ) He is French, married, and has 3 grown up children. Living in Morges, he is in charge of activities in and around Lausanne.

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