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About / Management Team

Sharing a unique spirit of trust and shared values, CEDEP’s senior leadership team collaborates with our member companies and takes shared ownership and accountability in delivering world class programmes that build value, sustainability and deliver business results.

THOMAS HINTERSEER

MANAGING DIRECTOR
Thomas obtained his Law degree in Austria in 1987, and a Masters in Law from the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium, European Community Law section.

STÉPHANE HOUOT

SECRETARY GENERAL
Stéphane likes action and challenges. Although originally a Chartered Accountant and Statutory Auditor, and having worked many years in the corporate field, Stéphane’s real preference is being on the ground in human-sized organisations where he can use his vast people, operational and finance skills to truly make a difference to the company culture and its impact on society.

MURIEL LARVARON

INSIGHTS AND PARTNERSHIPS DIRECTOR
Muriel joined CEDEP in 2018 to reinforce the academic initiative and develop new projects at CEDEP. She brings with her experience in executive education and project management pertaining to research and international development programmes. Before joining CEDEP, she worked for more than 20 years at INSEAD, alongside senior academics to support their work on topics central to building a better business world.

RAVI SHANKAR

DIRECTOR, PROGRAMME DEVELOPMENT
Ravi is passionate about ‘making a difference’ through Leadership Development. He believes that self-aware, humane leaders are key to an equitable and sustainable world.

MOHSEN ABDEL FATTAH

HEAD OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Mohsen is passionate about creating relationships and building bridges between generations of leaders. He believes in the importance of promoting diversity and accountability in companies’ Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) performance.

MURIEL PAILLEUX

SALES, MARKETING & COMMUNICATION DIRECTOR
Muriel’s dedication and enthusiasm for people development has extended her career across continents. Although, it has always been in education, where she is able to combine her marketing and business development skills with her sociological background to help people and companies grow through leadership development and cross-cultural programmes.