Our Chairs, the fruit of our relationships with leading companies and foundations, pursue advanced research in specific business areas and are led by senior professors who are recognized experts in their field.
Abertis Chair of Regulation, Competition and Public Policy
Developing research projects and generating knowledge in the areas of regulation, competition and public policy.
Banco Sabadell Chair of Emerging Markets
Helping to increase knowledge of emerging countries – a growing portion of the global economy – and offering training in this field.
Bertrán Foundation Chair of Entrepreneurship
Promoting entrepreneurship by means of research, information dissemination and awareness-raising activities for entrepreneurs and company managers.
Boehringer Ingelheim Research Fund
The Boehringer Ingelheim Research Fund is dedicated to research and education in healthcare innovation and management, and aims to contribute to creating efficient, patient-centered healthcare systems for the future.
CaixaBank Chair of Sustainability and Social Impact
Sharing the commitment of CaixaBank and IESE to foment, promote and disseminate new knowledge about corporate social responsibility in academic and business contexts.
Carl Schroeder Chair in Strategic Management
Fostering research in strategic management and business strategy, analyzing topics from technology-induced shifts in business models to global trends to offshore operations.
Carmina Roca and Rafael Pich-Aguilera Women and Leadership Chair
Generating knowledge on strategies to integrate women in business organizations, and to facilitate their advancement and development.
CELSA Chair of Competitiveness in Manufacturing
Producing research and disseminating knowledge about competitiveness in the industrial sector and the crucial economic role of industry.
Chair of Business Ethics
Promoting ethics and humanism in the business world, and working to overcome the longstanding separation between ethics and economic and business activities.
Chair of Corporate Finance
Advancing knowledge of the financial aspects of businesses, including the valuation of companies and their units and the financing of projects.
Chair of Family-Owned Business
Promoting the success of family-owned businesses across generations, by analyzing issues such as governance, succession and growth management.
Cobas A.M. Chair for Savings and Pensions
We investigate the pension system in Spain, its long-term sustainability and how it compares with other systems.
Creand Entrepreneurship and Banking Chair
We research new trends in the creation of companies, financing tools and entrepreneurship’s impact on the economy.
Eurest Chair of Excellence in Services
Advancing knowledge on how organizations can achieve excellence in service delivery, why should they achieve it, and how they can be innovative in this area.
Grupo Santander Chair of Financial Institutions and Corporate Governance
Promoting research on financial institutions and corporate governance, including issues such as transparency in directors' pay and value creation in mergers and acquisitions.
IESE Foundation Chair of Corporate Governance
Advancing good corporate governance, the key to improving results over the long term and developing an organizational culture based on sound management, accountability and ethics.
Indra Chair of Digital Strategy
Generating new strategies to transform the digital sector and the companies that operate within it, analyzing issues such as smart infrastructures, social networks and 24/7 connectivity.
Intent HQ Chair on Changing Consumer Behavior
Producing research on the latest global trends in consumer behavior and helping inform and train executives to meet the demands of current and future consumers.
Jaime Grego Chair of Global Healthcare Management
Advancing knowledge in health economics and health policy, with an eye to transforming the healthcare industry by providing new frameworks for innovation and management.
Joaquim Molins Figueras Chair of Strategic Alliances
Generating and transferring knowledge related to the design and implementation of strategic alliances that enable companies to carry them out effectively.
José Felipe Bertrán Chair of Governance and Leadership in Public Administration
Developing conceptual frameworks and promoting rigorous reflection on public affairs which will translate into management improvements that impact competitiveness.
Juan Antonio Pérez López Chair
Bringing economic, sociological, anthropological and ethical elements to contemporary questions and novel approaches to leadership and the design of work.
Puig Chair of Global Leadership Development
Creating a hub of knowledge and practice with international impact, to help understand and apply theory and management policy on leadership development by global companies.
Schneider Electric Sustainability and Business Strategy Chair
Examining the strategic management models and governance measures that contribute to a sustainable future.