Associate Professor

PhD in Management Sciences

Innovation & Entrepreneurship


I am a professor of Entrepreneurship at emlyon business school. I obtained my PhD in Entrepreneurship at HEC Liège and did a post-doctoral stay at the European Research Centre for Microfinance (CERMi) of the Université Libre de Bruxelles. My research focuses on the cognition of the entrepreneur and the investor, social entrepreneurship and public policies in favour of entrepreneurship. My pedagogical experience covers about fifteen years of coaching and teaching entrepreneurship.

2011: PhD in Management Sciences, HEC Liège, Belgium
  • 2002: Msc in Manageemnt Sciences, HEC Liège, Belgium (Distinction)
  • 1997: Bachelor in Economics and Management Sciences, University Mohammed V, Rabat, Morocco
Now: Professor of Entrepreneurship, emlyon business school
  • 2018: Senior Research associate, Smart City Institute, HEC Liège, University of Liège, Belgium
  • 2016 - 2017: Postdotoral Fellow, CERMi, European Microfinance Research Center, Solvay Brussels School, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium