Affiliate Professor of Economics
Loic Sadoulet is Affiliate Professor of Economics at INSEAD, and holds a PhD in Economics from Princeton University. He has been teaching at INSEAD since 2000 in Executive Development Programmes, MBA and Executive-MBA programmes. For Executives, he designs and directs programmes around innovation for new markets in an evolving world and in emerging markets. He also develops week-long programmes in South Africa, India, China, Korea, Japan, the Silicon Valley, as deep-dive learning journeys for companies like retail bank, telecom or entertainment groups, petroleum or pharmaceutical companies. In all these programmes, the objective is to get executives to think about emerging opportunities in a changing world.
In 2008, Loic launched the INSEAD Africa Initiative, one of the initiatives of the INSEAD Social Innovation Centre. His research focuses on business development and expansion in emerging economies, both by local efforts and through entry by multinational companies. His interests lie in creating profitable agreements in environments with substantial information gaps.
Catherine S.M. Duggan
Professor of Management and Political Economy
Vice Dean for Strategy and Research
African Leadership University (ALU), Rwanda
Catherine Duggan is Professor of Management and Political Economy and Vice Dean for Strategy and Research at the African Leadership University (ALU), Rwanda. Prior to joining ALU, she was a professor at Harvard Business School (HBS) for nearly a decade, teaching courses on political economy and leadership to MBA students and executives.
Professor Duggan's research examines institutional development, financial sector regulation, investment, and entrepreneurship in sub-Saharan Africa. She is the author of a number of case studies on African firms and countries.
At ALU, Professor Duggan is developing and teaching in the University’s MBA and executive education programmes. She is also writing a series of new case studies on business on the continent, including cases examining finance and private equity, manufacturing and operations, consumer products and marketing, and entrepreneurial incubators.